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The Big Sleep

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Private investigator Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) is hired by General Sternwood to help resolve the gambling debts of his wild young daughter, Carmen (Martha Vickers). Sternwood's older daughter, Vivian (Lauren Bacall), provides assistance when she implies that the situation is more complex, and also involves casino owner (John Ridgely) and a recently disappeared family friend. As people linked to the Sternwoods start being murdered, Marlowe finds himself getting ever deeper into the case.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart , Lauren Bacall , Martha Vickers , John Ridgely , Louis Jean Heydt , Elisha Cook Jr. , Regis Toomey , Sonia Darren

Director: Howard Hawks

Genres: Mystery, Crime drama

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Big Sleep (1946)

Release Date: August 31st, 1946|1 hr. 54 min.

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