Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Dick Powell

From: Patrick King (
Date: 27 Mar 2008

--- Paul Farrell <> wrote:

> The 1970s remake of THE BIG SLEEP is even worth
> watching for Mitchum's
> performance alone. There's a lot wrong with the
> movie (setting it in
> the UK in the 70s, for a start), but at least they
> had a good Marlowe.
*********************************************** I would go so far as to say it's ONLY worth watching for Mitchum's performance. And even that's too little too late. Had they made it in 1949 in Hollywood it might have been a good movie.

Patrick King

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