Tag Archive: William Faulkner

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 (68,304 votes)
Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: William Faulkner (screen play), Leigh Brackett (screen play), Jules Furthman (screen play), Raymond Chandler (short story "Killer in the Rain")
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.