RARA-AVIS: Re: Dick Powell

From: Simon Wood ( simonwoodwrites@yahoo.com)
Date: 26 Mar 2008


I thought I was the only one who thought this about that scene with Dick Powell. :-)

As much as I like Cary Grant, I just never picture him as Marlowe. He's just too cleancut for me.

Simon Wood http://www.simonwood.net

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Juri Nummelin"
<juri.nummelin@...> wrote:
> Dick Powell is very good in MURDER, MY SWEET and is shabby in the
right way,
> but there's a scene in which he has only his undershirt on (and
his slacks,
> too) and a dame comes in and starts to tell Powell/Marlowe how
great looking
> he is, strong and all that. And Powell really has this quite big
belly and
> rather thin arms! Even I have more muscles than Dick Powell. It's
a scene
> that I'd cut away from the movie or build Powell some muscles with
> effects.

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