Re: RARA-AVIS: The Big Sleep

Mari Hall (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 21:42:46 -0600 Christopher Bahn (Kelly Services Inc) wrote:
> Just noticed this bit of trivia about the movie version of "The Big Sleep"
> on
> "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."
> Begs the question, which character?

Michael Connelly or somebody that was on that panel on Chandler at Left
Coast Crime in San Diego would know because they talked about it on that

from Mari Hall
People are more violently opposed to fur than to leather 
because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs
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