The Big Sleep – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: THE BIG SLEEP

Director Howard Hawks’ iconic film noir, THE BIG SLEEP (1946), brings Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe to the screen – quintessentially embodied by Humphrey Bogart, whose interpretation of the literary gumshoe earned a place among the American Film Institute’s greatest screen heroes. The second onscreen pairing of Bogart and Lauren Bacall – after TO HAVE AND...
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