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  1. Going down mean streets with Philip Marlowe and Raymond ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Blowin' In The Wind

    Has there ever been a more haunting crime writer than Raymond Chandler? I was about to say "stylish", but that hardly describes a writer so romantic, with a voice so distinct, as Chandler. Born on July 23, 1888, he died on March 26, 1959, but he is readable as ever.

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  2. Film noir classic in outdoor screeningRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Herald Gazette

    ... or lawn chairs for comfortable seating. "The Big Sleep," written in 1939, is a hardboiled crime novel by Raymond Chandler, the first to feature the detective Philip Marlowe. It has been adapted for film twice, in 1946 and again in 1978. The story is ...

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  3. Ask Mick LaSalle: A name for angst-ridden moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | SFGate

    Oh Wise One, Mick: If we call the dark and moody detective movies from the mid-20th century "film noir," what name can we give the existential-angst, character-driven films from the '70s? It was a unique time with a unique ethos. If you're talking about Raymond Chandler adaptations, like "Farewell, My Lovely" or "The Big Sleep" , you'd call those neo-noirs - as in noir films made with a self-conscious awareness of operating within a tradition.

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  4. Quick Bites, July 4, 2016: Books and Brews screens movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Bookshop Santa Cruz's summer reading program, Books and Brews, will visit Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing for its second event of the summer for a screening of Raymond Chandler's “The Big Sleep” and organic beer. Pick up a copy of the book at Bookshop in advance or at the event.

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  5. 'The Big Sheep' Plays Hardboiled Sci-Fi To The HiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | National Public Radio

    It's not hard to parse the two main influences on Robert Kroese's new novel The Big Sheep . The title itself mashes them up: Raymond Chandler's 1939 hardboiled masterpiece The Big Sleep and Philip K. Dick's 1968 post-apocalyptic classic Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? .

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  6. Los Angeles Explorers Club burns calories while seeking out the city's sexy, seedy sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... (which helps sponsor the rides) got the idea for an L.A. noir theme from period movies like "Chinatown" and Raymond Chandler novels such as "The Big Sleep" and "Farewell, My Lovely," which focus on the crime and intrigue of L.A. in the 1920s and ...

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  7. Movie Review: The Nice GuysAn Australian and a Canadian walk into a...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | SooToday

    ... now, I'm sure, some are asking who is this Shane Black guy? He is, honestly and truly, the reincarnation of Raymond Chandler, of Dashiell Hammett, of Mickey Spillane. A lover of pulp and film noir, a writer and director unlike any other. Lethal ...

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  8. The Big Goodbye: A Noir Photo Tour of Raymond Chandler's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | LA Weekly

    In 1994, Los Angeles named the intersection of Hollywood and Cahuenga Raymond Chandler Square. "I went out, along the corridor and down in the night elevator to the City Hall lobby.

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  9. Hardboiled and Hardcore: Detective Movies Love Diving Into the Porn IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Film School Rejects

    ... and it seems to have beguna S-a Sthough probably did nota S-a Swith the work of iconic crime fiction author Raymond Chandler. Even before his classic 1939 Philip Marlowe novel " The Big Sleep ," he originated much of its plot with the short story ...

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  10. 'The Big Sleep' is a classicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... Another solid example is " The Big Sleep ," which came out in 1946. The movie is based on a popular book by Raymond Chandler. In " The Big Sleep ," private investigator Philip Marlowe (played by Humphrey Bogart) is hired by a rich general, Sternwood ...

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  11. 'Nice Guys' director worked his way up from two other nice gigsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... duo of stumblebum sleuths, can't help but evoke other, classic, movies. Robert Altman's version of Raymond Chandler's The Long Goodbye , shot just a few years before the time The Nice Guys is supposed to have taken place, is one. The Big Sleep ...

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  12. Review: Raymond Chandler meets the Bard in silly 'Forsooth, My Lovely'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... Christopher Marlowe, but fictional private detective Philip Marlowe. The play takes its title from Raymond Chandler's detective story "Farewell, My Lovely," but the plot borrows heavily from another one of Chandler's Marlowe mysteries, "The Big ...

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  13. Tonight's Movie: The Big Sleep (1946) - A Warner Archive Blu-ray ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... than I have in the past. I won't even attempt a plot summary. Suffice it to say Humphrey Bogart plays Raymond Chandler's private eye Philip Marlowe and interacts with some of the craziest, crookedest people in Los Angeles. The really curious thing ...

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  14. 4 ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Archive, 1946, b/w, 1945 alternate version, featurette, introduction, trailer). Howard Hawks' adaptation of Raymond Chandler's mystery novel is a film noir masterpiece with Bogart perfectly cast as Philip Marlowe. The private eye is summoned to meet ...

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  15. Chris Hicks: 2 Bogie and Bacall classics have been released as Blu-ray upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... Archive, 1946, b/w, 1945 alternate version, featurette, introduction, trailer). Howard Hawks' adaptation of Raymond Chandler's mystery novel is a film noir masterpiece with Bogart perfectly cast as Philip Marlowe. The private eye is summoned to meet ...

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  16. [Guest Post] DK Mok on Cities of Smoke and Light: The Appeal of Marvellous MetropolisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | SF Signal

    ... of sewers; a subterranean world running in parallel beneath the churning streets. As a teenager, I drank in Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe books, including noir classics such as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye . I remember the feel of each ...

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  17. Friends Of The Fox's Classic Movie Series: the Big Sleep - classic Bogart & Bacall filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Caravan Stockton Newspaper

    "The Big Sleep" starring Bogie & Bacalll is to be screened at Fox/Bob Hope Theatre on Sunday, March 13 Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall sizzle on the screen together in "The Big Sleep" at the Fox/Bob Hope Theatre located at 242 East Main Street in Downtown Stockton on Sunday, March 13 in a film noir classic. "The Big Sleep" will be the first film in our Bogart mini-festival as Humphrey Bogart stars as Raymond Chandler's famous detective Philip Marlowe.

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  18. Friends Of The Fox's Classic Movie Series: the Big Sleep - classic Bogart & Bacall filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Caravan Stockton Newspaper

    "The Big Sleep" starring Bogie & Bacalll is to be screened at Fox/Bob Hope Theatre on Sunday, March 13 Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall sizzle on the screen together in "The Big Sleep" at the Fox/Bob Hope Theatre located at 242 East Main Street in Downtown Stockton on Sunday, March 13 in a film noir classic. "The Big Sleep" will be the first film in our Bogart mini-festival as Humphrey Bogart stars as Raymond Chandler's famous detective Philip Marlowe.

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  19. Classic film review: 'Murder, My Sweet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Examiner.com

    One of the most dramatic career reinventions in film history occurred in 1944 when Dick Powell jettisoned his boyish crooner persona to play the hard-boiled private eye Philip Marlowe in the RKO production of Raymond Chandler 's "Farewell, My Lovely." However, preview audiences that were unfamiliar with Chandler's work incorrectly assumed from the title that "Farewell, My Lovely" was another lightweight Powell musical, so the studio rebranded it with the cynically appropriate "Murder, My Sweet."

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  20. RRRR: Navigating the blurst time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | South Side Sox

    ... hoping today is the day the White Sox pick up a professional right fielder. Here are mine: The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler. Despite being written in 1939, this still stands up tremendously well today. Featured on many top 100 novels lists, this is ...

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