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Matinee Thursdays: The Big Sleep

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June 20, 2013

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Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall

 

Turner/Warner Bros.; Directed by Howard Hawks

Black and White; Not Rated; 114 minutes; 1946

Humphrey Bogart stars as Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler’s tough, cynical, but charming private eye. Marlowe investigates the gambling debts of the wealthy General Sternwood’s younger daughter and is plunged into a world of blackmail, deception, and violence. Lauren Bacall is the general’s older daughter and the sparks fly between her and Bogie in a classic duo performance.

 

 

 

 

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