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The Big Sleep (1946)

116 min - Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller - 23 August 1946
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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.

Director:  Howard Hawks
Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Charles Waldron, Regis Toomey, Charles D. Brown, Elisha Cook Jr., Louis Jean Heydt, Bob Steele, Sonia Darrin

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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.


Collections: 1940s, Howard Hawks

Tagline: The picture they were born for!

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Language:  English
Release Date:  23 August 1946

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 56 min

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