Tag Archive: Lauren Bacall

Feb 21

Episode 43: The Big Sleep

This week, we watch Bogey and Bacall in The Big Sleep!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it should truly be experienced. This film can be found for streaming rental from iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and several other services.

Please join us again on March 3rd, when we finish our Marlowe Marathon with The Long Goodbye!

The Big Sleep (1946)
The Big Sleep poster Rating: 8.0/10 (65,717 votes)
Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: William Faulkner (screen play), Leigh Brackett (screen play), Jules Furthman (screen play), Raymond Chandler (from the novel by)
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers
Runtime: 114 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Released: 31 Aug 1946
Plot: Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

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 (26328 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: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
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