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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep(1946)

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Brief Synopsis

Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.

Cast & Crew

Howard Hawks Director
Humphrey Bogart Philip Marlowe
Lauren Bacall Vivian Rutledge
John Ridgely Eddie Mars
Martha Vickers Carmen Sternwood
Dorothy Malone Bookstore proprietress
Peggy Knudson Mona Mars
Regis Toomey Bernie Ohls
Charles Waldron General Sternwood
Charles D. Brown Norris, the butler
Bob Steele Canino
Elisha Cook Jr. Harry Jones
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 23 Aug 1946
Release Date:  1946 Production Date:  A Howard Hawks Production
AFI
very bad copy
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  113 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Big Sleep

    Coastal NC Native 2014-09-15

    Very complicated plot but great movie. Really have to pay attention. Martha Vickers is one hot number in this movie. Wish they would make more like this... MORE>

  • erratum

    Kip W 2014-05-20

    I've just re-read, and realized that the character in "The Curtain" killed someone else. For the low-down on how the chauffeur got dead,... MORE>

  • about the dialog

    Kip W 2014-05-19

    In the late 70s, Leigh Brackett was a guest of honor at a Denver science fiction convention, and a showing of THE BIG SLEEP was arranged. According to... MORE>