The big sleep
The big sleep


Publication Information
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2006.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format.
Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Features: documentary "The big sleep camparisons 1945/1946" with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between versions, theatrical trailer.

In this hard boiled detective story, private eye Philip Marlowe gets caught up in a twisted tale of blackmail and murder.

Reading Level
MPAA rating: Not rated.

Personal Subject
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959-Film and video adaptations.

Murder -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Mystery films.
Film adaptations -- Video recordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
DVD videodiscs.

Added Author
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Brackett, Leigh.
Furthman, Jules.
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957.
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-
Ridgley, John, 1909-1968.
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

Added Corporate Author
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
First National Pictures.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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