Re: RARA-AVIS: Spillane mentioned in movie Marty

From: mherridge@HTCOMP.NET
Date: 16 Oct 2004

----- Original Message ----- From: "William Denton" <>

> I watched MARTY (1955) tonight, and towards the end there's a scene where
> Marty and three of his friends are hanging around his house wondering what
> to do. One of them is talking enthusiastically about Mickey Spillane: he
> retells the ending of I, THE JURY, then goes on about how many women make
> passes at Hammer in KISS ME, DEADLY. Another guy there says, "That
> Spillane. He sure could write" a few times. They're both big Spillane
> fans and they like Mike Hammer. This was just after Spillane's run of
> best-selling novels in the early '50s, and it was guys like them who made
> them so popular.
> Bill
> --
> William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat

As I remember, the Bogart movie SABRINA mentions Mickey Spillane. One of the rich people is a fan of his books.

Monte Herridge

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