November 20, 2018

Episode 391: The Big Sleep (1946)

Special Guest: Dahlia Schweitzer
Guest Co-Hosts: Terry Frost, Eric Cohen

We continue our #Noirvember coverage with a discussion of The Big Sleep (1946). The first proper Philip Marlowe book by , it was the second appearance of Marlowe on screen, this time portrayed by Humphrey Bogart.

Eric Cohen and Terry Frost join Mike to discuss the pre-release version of Howard Hawks's film, how Bogart portrayed Marlowe, and the 1978 re-interpretation of the source material by Michael Winner.

Dahlia Schweitzer returns to The Projection Booth to discuss her upcoming book, L.A. Private Eyes.

Listen/Download Now:

Links:
Buy The Big Sleep (1945/1946) on DVD
Buy The Big Sleep (Annotated Version) by Raymond Chandler
Buy The Big Sleep (1978) on Blu-Ray
Read more about Bogart and Hawks

Music:
"Du plomb dans la cervelle" - Max Steiner
"And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine" - Anita O'Day

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