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Big Sleep, The (1978)
Starring: Joan Collins, Mitchum, Robert, James Stewart, Boone, Richard, Candy Clark, Edward Fox, Sarah Miles, Mills, John, Oliver Reed
Director: Michael Winner
Category: Drama, Suspense / Mystery, Classic
Studio: Artisan
102 mins



A spellbinding mystery full of bare-knuckle action and heart-pounding suspense

Robert Mitchum is back as the legendary private investigator, Philip Marlowe.This adaptation of Raymond Chandler's classsic hard-boiled detective mystery features an all-star cast.

Marlowe is hired by a retired general (James Stewart) to find out who has been blackmailing the old man's wild daughters (Sarah Miles and Candy Clark).At the same time he has to try to locate the missing husband of one of the daughters.Marlowe's search leads through a dangerous thicket of murder and suicide in the seedy criminal underworld straight to the headquarters of the notorious nightclub owner and gangland boss, Eddie Mars (Oliver Reed). Expert storyteller Raymond Chandler spins a masterful web of deceit, creating an intricate, spellbinding mystery full of bare-knuckle action and heart-pounding suspense.


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