Re: RARA-AVIS: Unseen version of THE BIG SLEEP movie

Robert E. Skinner (
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 09:13:13 -0600 wrote:
> The other evening, my wife and I went to the movie theatre at
> Chicago's Art Institute to see a previously unreleased version of
> Howard Hawks's film adaptation of *The Big Sleep*. Very
> interesting.
It is, indeed, a very interesting, and somewhat better than the
original version. I saw the out-takes on Turner Classic Movies, and was
really intrigued by it. Anyone know if they'll release this "director's
cut" to the VHS market? I'd sure like to get a copy.
Robert E. Skinner, Director
Xavier University of Louisiana Library
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New Orleans, LA 70125
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