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  1. Bogie and Bacall film classic to be showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> Take a step back in time on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. and enjoy one of the best films of the 1940s at the Manchester Community Library. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall ignite the screen in a film noir adaptation of Raymond Chandler's steamy detective novel, "The Big Sleep."

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  2. A world of wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | New Scientist

    ... for painting olive trees, as well as Thomas Hardy's vivid depiction of the ferns on English heathlands, and Raymond Chandler's description of Philip Marlowe feeling nausea at the "rotten sweetness" of orchids in a California hothouse in The Big ...

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  3. It's all Caf La Rue now, but a fitting tribute to ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | San Diego Reader

    ... to see the ocean view. Then I notice a clump of well-dressed gents going through a door to the Whaling Bar. Raymond Chandler's hangout. Chandler? The Big Sleep . The Long Goodbye . Philip Marlowe, Private Eye . Farewell, My Lovely . That guy ...

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  4. Made to Kill: 1960s killer-robot noir detective novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Boing Boing

    In Made to Kill , Adam Christopher presents us with a mashup of Raymond Chandler and Philip K Dick: the world's last robot and his boss, a building-sized computer, who operate a private detective agency that's a front for an assassination business. And business is good.

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  5. Tonight's Movie: Time to KillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    One good Raymond Chandler mystery deserves another, so after enjoying MURDER, MY SWEET this weekend, I turned to the very last film in the Michael Shayne mystery series, TIME TO KILL . For those who are puzzled and thinking that Michael Shayne isn't a Chandler detective, that's quite right.

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  6. Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas, Michael Kormos columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... Writers such as Edgar Rice Burroughs, who wrote the Tarzan of the Apes series, Max Brand, westerns, and Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep) all got their starts in the "pulps." They were fantastic stories of heroes, villains and pretty girls in exotic ...

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  7. The Comprehensive Illusion of FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... was to make something fundamentally remote seem close at hand. Thinking about how it succeeded brings Raymond Chandler to mind. When Howard Hawks began preparing to film Chandler's greatest crime novel, "The Big Sleep," the director found himself ...

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  8. 'The Big Sleep' is next in classic film seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    ... Philip Marlowe and Bacall plays Vivian Rutledge, in a fast-paced, intricate thriller. The film is based on Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel of the same name. In 1997, the U.S. Library of Congress deemed the film to be "culturally, historically or ...

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  9. 'Born to Run' turns 40 on Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    ... prizefighter. Sounds a bit purple? Nothing compared to Springsteen - ready and willing to out-Chandler Raymond Chandler when it comes to gutter poetry: "There's an opera out on the Turnpike, There's a ballet being fought out in the alley." "At night ...

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  10. Summer Vacation: Hollywood on the dark and cheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... era, where things end badly. In addition to movies at night, we wanted to look for any vestiges of author Raymond Chandler, whose literary fiction takes place in a corrupt and changing Los Angeles, from the late 1930s through the 1950s. Nearly all ...

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  11. Catch film noir 'Double Indemnity' on the big screen July 19 and 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... just to name a few of the iconic ingredients of noir. Adding even more to its ultimate noir status: author Raymond Chandler (who wrote "The Big Sleep" and "Farewell My Lovely") cowrote the screenplay with Wilder. At that year's Oscars, it was ...

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  12. Grandin to screen 'The Big Sleep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... involving a missing chauffeur, a shady book dealer, a crooked casino owner and pornography. Adapted from Raymond Chandler's brilliant hard-boiled detective novel, "The Big Sleep" started with great source material. Novelist William Faulkner was then ...

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  13. 'The Spoils of Babylon' on IFC a sendup of classic film noirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... the hero into an investigation as outsized, meandering, and confusing as Humphrey Bogart's noodle-bending Raymond Chandler piece, The Big Sleep . The story leads Rock into a dark, deadly world populated by sexual predators, weirdos, and killers. And ...

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  14. Phil Austin, co-founder of Firesign Theatre, dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Phil Austin, 74, a founding member of the Firesign Theatre, a satirical comedy group whose albums became a touchstone of the countercultural era, and who created the character of Nick Danger, a wacky detective with the mystical "third eye" power, died June 18 at his home on Fox Island, Wash. He was 74. It was through albums - Firesign recorded more than a dozen of them - that the group primarily earned its popularity.

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  15. Beach reads: 15 heart-stopping thrillers to dive into this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    The Big Sleep , by Raymond Chandler A noir whodunit as guiltily enjoyable as breakfast-in-bed; it's as hardboiled as the egg and as pulpy as the juice. The actual mystery is so famously labyrinthine that, according to Hollywood apocrypha, when screenplay adapter William Faulkner contacted Chandler to ask who killed one of the characters, Chandler replied that he did not know.

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  16. The mystery of Dodgers' offense? He's on the caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Mystery novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler, shown in a 1946 portrait, created private eye Philip Marlowe in the novels "The Big Sleep," "Farewell My Lovely," and "The Long Goodbye." Mystery novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler, shown in a 1946 portrait, created private eye Philip Marlowe in the novels "The Big Sleep," "Farewell My Lovely," and "The Long Goodbye."

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  17. Phil Austin, dies at 74; voice of Firesign Theatre's Nick DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Phil Austin, left, who was a founding member of Firesign Theatre, seen Feb. 21, 1980, with David Ossman, Philip Proctor and Peter Bergman, has died at 74. Phil Austin, left, who was a founding member of Firesign Theatre, seen Feb. 21, 1980, with David Ossman, Philip Proctor and Peter Bergman, has died at 74. In dorm rooms across the country in the late 1960s and early 1970s, sometimes through a haze of pot smoke, a recording could be heard that sounded like an old-time radio detective show mixed with Eastern mysticism. As many boomers know, Nick Danger was a character created by the highly satirical Firesign Theatre, a comedy group whose albums became a touchstone of the countercultural era.

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  18. The Recommender: Diana Budds, Former Alto Sax StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Fast Company

    ... something potentially embarrassing instead? I played the alto sax from fifth grade up until college. 1. Raymond Chandler AND Criminal : My first recommendation is a two-for-one special. I've been reading Raymond Chandler lately. No one writes a ...

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  19. 'True Detective,' Season 2: First impressions of HBO's new season with Colin Farrell, Vince VaughnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Newsday

    ... writer hoping to grapple with the most overexposed city on the planet escape awful cliches like this? Blame Raymond Chandler, I suppose: Grab that bottle of bourbon and pour it on a copy of "The Big Sleep," then light it, in a ceremonial ...

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  20. Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Independent

    Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles is a parched, polluted paradise, where flora and fauna are being destroyed by urban sprawl. As the Californian drought continues, Rhys Griffiths examines an early, and unlikely, environmentalist Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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