Farewell, My Lovely (1975) - (Movie Clip) Did You Ever Catch My Act?
Beginning the two-scene performance that won Sylvia Miles her second Academy Award nomination, as Raymond Chandlers boozy former showgirl Jessie Florian, visited by Robert Mitchum as an older, wearier Philip Marlowe, in 1941 L-A, in director Dick Richards film from David Zelag Goodmans screenplay, Farewell, My Lovely, 1975.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Tired And Growing Old
Striking an odd balance here, Robert Mitchum, who could have played Philip Marlowe in the 1940s, instead plays him in 1975, though much older than Raymond Chandler ever wrote him, in a period story set in 1941, through David Zelag Goodmans adaptation and Dick Richards direction, opening Farewell, My Lovely, John Ireland and Harry Dean Stanton his cop buddies.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Buy Yourself A New Suit
Summoned to a plush 1941 L-A nightclub, Robert Mitchum as P-I Philip Marlowe, older than ever imagined by Raymond Chandler, consults with his neither client nor love-interest Mrs. Grayle (Charlotte Rampling) about her ancient husband (legendary writer Jim Thompson) and fixer Laird Burnette (Anthony Zerbe), later directly in Farewell, My Lovely, 1975.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975) -- (Movie Clip) To Hell With Polite Drinking
More than 40-minutes into the picture, shooting at the since-burned Max Busch house in Pasadena, Robert Mitchum narrates as Raymond Chandlers Philip Marlowe, on a case that is, for now, unrelated to the initial investigation, introducing second-billed Charlotte Rampling as Mrs. Grayle, and the now-revered writer Jim Thompson in his only movie role as her power-broker husband, in Farewell, My Lovely, 1975.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Ten Dollars For Elephants
On a routine case collecting a straying teen (Noelle North, Lola Mason and Wally Berns her parents) in 1941 L-A, Robert Mitchum as private eye Philip Marlowe narrates and cracks wise, introducing ex-boxer Jack OHalloran as Moose Malloy, Dick Richards directing from David Zelag Goodmans adaptation of Raymond Chandlers novel, in Farewell, My Lovely, 1975.