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  1. Old WashboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    ... copper content. Q: While visiting a thrift store in Wichita, I found a small box of paperback books, all by Raymond Chandler and all from the 1950s and '60s. They include "The Big Sleep" (original cover price of 25 cents), "Five Sinister ...


  2. Francis Sparks' Crime Fiction Novel, Made Safe will have you saying 'Buuurrrr, murder.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | PR Log

    ... all novels and stories when you get down to it. But I fell in love with detective/noir when I discovered Raymond Chandler while I was working at the library in college. THE BIG SLEEP is still one of my favorite novels and there are so many great ...


  3. ScreenSavour: Coming of ageRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Sriram Raghavan remarked in a recent interview that when he passed out of FTII in the late '80s, he could not connect to the films that were popular at that time; those were not the kind of films that he could make and he felt out of place. Brought up on the best of world cinema for the three years he was in the institute and raised on hardboiled crime fiction by the likes of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and Cornell Woolrich, his tastes conflicted with the prevailing output.


  4. Better Late Than Never: On Blooming as a ReaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... there may be a "too early") when it comes to the reading life. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett . Raymond Chandler said it best: "Hammett took murder out of the Venetian vase and dropped it into the alley He wrote for people with a sharp, ...


  5. Harry Bosch is back in a The Wrong Side of GoodbyeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Angeles Police Department. That job, the book's title and other elements are all nods to crime fiction icon Raymond Chandler, one of Connelly's biggest influences. Chandler's seven novels, first published between 1939 and 1958, include “The ...


  6. Choose hard-boiled or happy with Humphrey Bogart and Audrey HepburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    If classic films are what you are thankful for, this week provides the chance to choose among excellent endeavors that are either happy or hard-boiled. For hard-boiled fans, you can't do better than a double bill starring Humphrey Bogart: 1941's "High Sierra," where he plays gangster "Mad Dog" Roy Earle, and 1946's "The Big Sleep," where he personifies Raymond Chandler's splendid detective Philip Marlowe.


  7. CW Developing Period Drama Based on Black PI Who Inspired Philip Marlowe CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The network is teaming with prolific producer Aaron Kaplan to develop Marlowe , a period drama inspired by the real-life African-American private investigator who inspired Raymond Chandler's famed fictional character Philip Marlowe. The project is described as a character-based procedural with a modern feel and contemporary soundtrack.


  8. Is Connelly's latest Bosch's swansong?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... the billionaire at his estate reminded me of the beginning of "The Big Sleep," a noir classic written by Raymond Chandler , whose stories inspired Connelly in college to start writing mysteries. "What brought me to the table was Raymond Chandler and ...


  9. Review: In Connelly's compelling 'Wrong Side of Goodbye,' Bosch deciphers the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Pasadena. Like the book's title, the chapter nods to one of Connelly's crime-fiction role models, the great Raymond Chandler. There's even a line that echoes the perfect opening paragraph of Chandler's The Big Sleep , updated for the 21st century: ...


  10. a The Big Sleepa to play at Soper ReeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lakeport >> The 1946 film noir mystery, “The Big Sleep,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, screens at the Soper Reese Theatre on Tuesday 1 and 6 p.m. Bogart plays hardboiled Los Angeles private eye, Philip Marlowe, who follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich. The film is directed by Howard Hawks; screenplay by William Faulkner and Raymond Chandler.


  11. Ypsitucky - goes with everything but hip-hop and reggaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    ... out a few years ago. I'm really tired of renting." "I'd say The Big Sleep . I'm addicted to film noir, and Raymond Chandler excelled at capturing that aesthetic on paper." "The only thing I ever stole was a pack of chocolate gum from a convenience ...


  12. Eighteen years after moviea s debut, a oeLebowskia keeps fans comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... bowling tournament and the costume-clad partygoers it's come to be known for. Very loosely based on Raymond Chandler's “The Big Sleep,” the film is a wandering collection of outrageous characters and guffaw-inducing scenarios in the ...


  13. Two-for-one movies (and me, for free) at the Film ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | NJ.com

    ... from mini-fests of early Stanley Kubrick ("Paths of Glory"/"The Killing") to generation-spanning takes on Raymond Chandler ("The Big Sleep"/"The Long Goodbye"). I'll be there September 10th, for the afternoon programs of "Dial M for Murder" and ...


  14. Stage Door: Summer Shorts, ParadisoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Switched

    ... is the story of the classy dame and the dead body, and the tale of film professor Rob Marlow (a nod to Raymond Chandler's ace PI), a man so obsessed with cinematic fantasies his marriage goes sour. The dual construction is entertaining; it's clear ...


  15. First Nighter: Three for the Good Show at Summer Shorts Series BRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | Switched

    ... Black Clothes of Night , directed by Alexander Dinelaris with a firm grasp on the film genre, introduces Raymond Chandler-esque Burke (Dana Watkins) slinking around high and low locales while investigating a missing-sister caper. Then it switches to ...


  16. Feature / 24 minutes agoHow Rory Gallagher Inspired Author Ian RankinRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    ... obvious. He died too early to get any of my books. His favourite stuff was hardboiled American urban noir. Raymond Chandler. The Big Sleep . Continental Op is the title of a Dashiell Hammett novel. Donal told me he'd open up Rory's guitar case on ...


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

    Jul 23, 2016 | 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.


  18. Film noir classic in outdoor screeningRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 7, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jul 4, 2016 | 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.