Thursday, May 11, 2017

Book Lovers Make the Best Sleuths

Book Lovers Make the Best Sleuths: There is, at the start of the trailer for the 1946 film version of The Big Sleep, a surreal vignette in which Humphrey Bogart, already in character as the trench-coated private eye, browses the Hollywood Public Library stacks and asks an attractive librarian to recommend “a good mystery, something off the beaten track like The Maltese Falcon.”

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Don Coffin said...