The Big Sleep

0
0
Subscribe to Humphrey Bogart alerts

Facts and Figures

Genre: Thriller

Run time: 114 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 31st August 1946

Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures

Production compaines: Warner Bros. Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 50 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 8.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe, Lauren Bacall as Vivian Sternwood Rutledge, John Ridgely as Eddie Mars, Martha Vickers as Carmen Sternwood, Dorothy Malone as Acme Bookstore proprietress, Peggy Knudsen as Mona Mars, Charles Waldron as Gen. Sternwood, Regis Toomey as Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls, Charles D. Brown as Norris, Elisha Cook, Jr. as Harry Jones, Louis Jean Heydt as Joe Brody, Bob Steele as Lash Canino

The Big Sleep Movie Review


There's little else I can add to what's been written about this proto-noir, one of the archetypes of the genre and a showstopper for Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart, who spar through a catty romance while dancing through a taut mystery that has dead bodies turning up at every turn. (Bogie is assigned to look after Bacall's kid sister, who's prone to trouble. Martha Vickers, as young Carmen, almost steals the show; pay attention to her underrated performance.) With Howard Hawks and William Faulkner in charge here, there's simply not much to complain about.

Contactmusic

0
0
Subscribe to Humphrey Bogart alerts

Comments

The Big Sleep Rating

" Extraordinary "

Advertisement

More Humphrey Bogart

Entourage Trailer

After making a name for themselves in Hollywood, Vincent Chase and his entourage of friends from Queens have finally made a movie. The only problem...

HAERTS - Interview Video

Brooklyn band Haerts released their self-titled debut album this year, and here they talk about how they first got into music, their lifelong friendship and...

Mark Ronson - Daffodils ft. Kevin Parker [Audio] Video

Mark Ronson will finally unveil his fourth album 'Uptown Special' on January 26th 2015 through his new label deal with Sony Music. He has teamed...

Meghan Trainor - Lips Are Movin [Live] Video

Meghan Trainor performs her latest single 'Lips Are Movin' at one of her favourite places in the world: an aquarium. The song features, alongside smash...

Advertisement

Bastille - Things We Lost In The Fire [Live] Video

Live on the Honda Stage at Music Midtown in Atlanta, Bastille perform 'Things We Lost In The Fire', the final single from their debut album...

Bastille - Oblivion [Live] Video

Bastille perform their single 'Oblivion' live on the Honda Stage at Music Midtown in Atlanta. The track followed Platinum hit 'Of The Night' and featured...

HAERTS - Be The One [Live] Video

Haerts perform an intimate live rendition of their song 'Be The One', taken from their self-titled debut album released in October 2014 through Columbia Records....

ScHoolboy Q - Hell Of A Night Video

ScHoolboy Q released his first number one with third album 'Oxymoron', and he now unveils the video to its latest single 'Hell Of A Night'...

Advertisement