RARA-AVIS: Re: Bogie

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 24 Mar 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Kevin Burton Smith <kvnsmith@...> wrote:

> I like Bogie as much as the next yegg but here's more heresy -- I
> prefer Dick Powell's Marlowe. I thought Bogie's Marlowe was just
> reheated Spade, with more wisecracks.

Reheated in what sense? Bogart had not played the role before, had he? I think he did a superb job, not based on looks but on acting. He was a more commanding actor than Powell, I would say.



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