Tag: Claire Trevor

Episode 42: Murder, My Sweet

Murder My SweetThis week, we watch Dick Powell (!) play Philip Marlowe (!!!) in Murder, My Sweet!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because Dick Powell is a delight to behold. This film can be found for streaming rental from iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and several other services.

Please join us again on February 21st, when we continue our Marlowe Marathon with The Big Sleep!

Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Murder, My Sweet poster Rating: 7.5/10 (14,620 votes)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Writer: John Paxton, Raymond Chandler
Stars: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: Approved
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 22 Feb 1945
Plot: After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.

Episode 7: Key Largo

Key LargoWe’ve gone far too long on this podcast without encountering Humphrey Bogart, so we’re remedying that with an episode about Key Largo!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we spoil the ending. The film can be currently be found for streaming rental on Google Play, iTunes, Amazon, and Vudu. Netflix also has it on DVD if you have their disc delivery service.

Our next episode will be our first foray into modern noir: Brick! Listen for it on September 7th!

Key Largo (1948)
Key Largo poster Rating: 7.7/10 (43,809 votes)
Director: John Huston
Writer: Richard Brooks, John Huston, Maxwell Anderson
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: Approved
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Released: 31 Jul 1948
Plot: A man visits his war buddy's family hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.