Quiet young Orfamay Quest from Kansas has hired private detective Philip Marlowe to find her brother. After two leads turn up with ice picks stuck in them, he discovers blackmail photos concerning TV star Mavis Wald. She rejects Marlowe's help, and this is forcibly underlined by her gangster boyfriend.
- Paul Bogart
Marlowe is a 1969 American neo-noir film starring James Garner as Raymond Chandler 's private detective Philip Marlowe. Directed by Paul Bogart, the film was written by Stirling Silliphant based on Chandler's 1949 novel The Little Sister.
Oct 29, 2012 · Movie Info Mysterious Orfamay Quest (Sharon Farrell) hires Los Angeles private investigator Philip Marlowe (James Garner) to find her missing brother, Orrin.
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There have been 6 major film adaptations featuring Raymond Chandler's "poor but honest" LA private detective Philip Marlowe. It starts in 1945 with Dick Powell in MURDER, MY SWEET (changed from FAREWELL MY LOVELY) which is closely followed by Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall's THE BIG SLEEP (shot in 1944 but released in 1946).
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder. Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Tom Tully Votes: 4,897
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An aging Phillip Marlowe gets mixed up with blackmail and murder amongst the elite social set in 1963. Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: James Caan, Dina Meyer, David Keith, Tom Bower Votes: 810 2.
Aug 08, 1975 · Trivia When asked why Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) cares about Moose Malloy (Jack O'Halloran), he says, "I don't know. Ever since I saw that movie, 'King Kong', I've been a sucker for any gorilla that falls in love with a girl." O'Halloran would appear in a remake of that film, King Kong (1975), the next year.
R.I.P. James Garner (1928-2014) and Bruce Lee (1940-1973).
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If anyone doubts that Mitchum, in his prime, was the perfect Marlowe, just rent Out of the Past (1947), a classic noir in which he plays a very Marlowe-esque detective. Mitchum was thirty in 1947, a perfectly suitable age for the early Marlowe stories, and he exhibits all the qualities one could hope for in a movie Marlowe.