Re: RARA-AVIS: The Big Sleep
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 22:00:48 EST In a message dated 3/19/99 6:41:22 PM Eastern Standard Time, a- writes:

<< "Director Howard Hawks and star Humphrey Bogart got into an argument as to
whether one of the characters was murdered or committed suicide. They sent a
wire to author Raymond Chandler asking him to settle the issue, but he
replied that he didn't know either." >>

If I'm not mistaken, it was the Sternwood's chauffeur...I don't remember it
being a question of suicide, though. He may have been killed by Joe Brody, or
it may have been an accident.

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