Tag Archive: Claire Trevor

Feb 07

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: 7.6/10 (9,232 votes)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Writer: John Paxton (screenplay), Raymond Chandler (novel)
Stars: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 09 Dec 1944
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.

Aug 21

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: 7.9/10 (29,792 votes)
Director: John Huston
Writer: Richard Brooks (screenplay), John Huston (screenplay), Maxwell Anderson (based on the play by)
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Released: 31 Jul 1948
Plot: A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.