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Movie Matinee - The Big Sleep (1946)

May 1, 2013

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Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library

Join us for a classic movie every Wednesday morning.

This week's movie is: The Big Sleep (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.

Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Turner/Warner Bros. Black and White. Not rated. 114 minutes.

 

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