Re: RARA-AVIS: small vices; shocking truth

mark monlux (
Tue, 27 Jul 1999 09:27:43 -0700

Dear Alison,

>I thought it was okay, but was stunned to see, in footage of notes he wrote,
> that Hammett dotted his i's (what is the plural of i, anyway?) with tiny
> circles.
>Hey, was this guy some kind of sissy, or what?

They are not tiny little circles, they are bullet holes. Mr. Hammett was obviously a 'method' writer.

Mark Monlux


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