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The Big Sleep (Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall)

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The Big Sleep (Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall)

The Big Sleep: Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love.

Humphrey Bogart Philip Marlowe
Lauren Bacall Vivian Sternwood Rutledge
John Ridgely Eddie Mars
Martha Vickers Carmen Sternwood
Dorothy Malone Acme Bookstore Proprietress
Peggy Knudsen Mona Mars
Regis Toomey Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls
Charles Waldron General Sternwood
Charles D. Brown Norris the Butler
Bob Steele Lash Canino
Elisha Cook Jr. Harry Jones
Louis Jean Heydt Joe Brody
Trevor Bardette Art Huck (uncredited)
Joy Barlow Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Max Barwyn Max – Head Waiter (uncredited)

Executive Producer Jack L. Warner
Original Music Composer Max Steiner
Art Direction Carl Jules Weyl
Makeup Artist Perc Westmore
Screenplay Jules Furthman
Screenplay Leigh Brackett
Sound Designer Robert B. Lee
Director Howard Hawks
Producer Howard Hawks
Novel Raymond Chandler
Screenplay William Faulkner
Director of Photography Sidney Hickox
Editor Christian Nyby
Set Decoration Fred M. MacLean
Matte Painter Paul Detlefsen

United States of America / Warner Bros. Pictures / 116 minutes / Released 1946-08-23

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