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The Big Sleep

Plot: Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love
Release Date: Friday, August 23 1946
77 years ago
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Cast

Portrait of Humphrey BogartHumphrey Bogart
Philip Marlowe
Humphrey Bogart was
46 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Dec 25 1899 –
Mon, Jan 14 1957
Portrait of Lauren BacallLauren Bacall
Vivian Sternwood Rutledge
Lauren Bacall was
21 in The Big Sleep.
Tue, Sep 16 1924 –
Tue, Aug 12 2014
Portrait of John RidgelyJohn Ridgely
Eddie Mars
John Ridgely was
36 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Sep 06 1909 –
Thu, Jan 18 1968
Portrait of Martha VickersMartha Vickers
Carmen Sternwood
Martha Vickers was
21 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, May 28 1925 –
Tue, Nov 02 1971
Portrait of Dorothy MaloneDorothy Malone
Acme Bookstore Proprietress
Dorothy Malone was
21 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Jan 30 1925 –
Fri, Jan 19 2018
Portrait of Peggy KnudsenPeggy Knudsen
Mona Mars
Peggy Knudsen was
23 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Apr 22 1923 –
Fri, Jul 11 1980
Portrait of Regis ToomeyRegis Toomey
Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls
Regis Toomey was
48 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, Aug 11 1898 –
Sat, Oct 12 1991
Portrait of Charles WaldronCharles Waldron
General Sternwood
Charles Waldron would have been no older than
71 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Dec 23 1874 –
Mon, Mar 04 1946
Portrait of Charles D. BrownCharles D. Brown
Norris the Butler
Charles D. Brown was
59 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, Jun 30 1887 –
Thu, Nov 25 1948
Portrait of Bob SteeleBob Steele
Lash Canino
Bob Steele was
39 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Jan 23 1907 –
Wed, Dec 21 1988
Portrait of Elisha Cook Jr.Elisha Cook Jr.
Harry Jones
Elisha Cook Jr. was
42 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Dec 26 1903 –
Thu, May 18 1995
Portrait of Louis Jean HeydtLouis Jean Heydt
Joe Brody
Louis Jean Heydt was
43 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Apr 17 1903 –
Fri, Jan 29 1960
Portrait of Trevor BardetteTrevor Bardette
Art Huck (uncredited)
Trevor Bardette was
43 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Nov 19 1902 –
Mon, Nov 28 1977
Portrait of Joy BarlowJoy Barlow
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Joy Barlow was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Max BarwynMax Barwyn
Max - Head Waiter (uncredited)
Max Barwyn was
62 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Feb 24 1884 –
Fri, Feb 18 1955
Portrait of Deannie BestDeannie Best
Waitress (uncredited)
Deannie Best was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Tanis ChandlerTanis Chandler
Waitress (uncredited)
Tanis Chandler was
21 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Aug 29 1924 –
Sat, May 07 2016
Portrait of Jack ChefeJack Chefe
Croupier (uncredited)
Jack Chefe was
52 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Apr 01 1894 –
Mon, Dec 01 1975
Portrait of James ConatyJames Conaty
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
James Conaty was
50 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Dec 13 1895 –
Sun, Dec 18 1955
Portrait of Joseph CrehanJoseph Crehan
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Joseph Crehan was
63 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Jul 14 1883 –
Fri, Apr 15 1966
Portrait of Sonia DarrinSonia Darrin
Agnes Lowzier (uncredited)
Sonia Darrin was
22 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Jun 16 1924 –
Sun, Jul 19 2020
Portrait of Jack DeeryJack Deery
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jack Deery was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Carole DouglasCarole Douglas
Librarian (uncredited)
Carole Douglas was
20 in The Big Sleep.
Tue, Jul 06 1926 –
Mon, Jul 04 1966
Portrait of Jay EatonJay Eaton
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Jay Eaton was
47 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Mar 17 1899 –
Thu, Feb 05 1970
Portrait of Tom FaddenTom Fadden
Sidney (uncredited)
Tom Fadden was
51 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Jan 06 1895 –
Mon, Apr 14 1980
Portrait of Bess FlowersBess Flowers
Woman with Bumped Man
Bess Flowers was
47 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Nov 23 1898 –
Sat, Jul 28 1984
Portrait of Kenneth GibsonKenneth Gibson
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Kenneth Gibson was
48 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Jan 17 1898 –
Sun, Nov 26 1972
Portrait of Joe GilbertJoe Gilbert
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert was
43 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Feb 27 1903 –
Tue, May 26 1959
Portrait of Stuart HallStuart Hall
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Stuart Hall was
42 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Sep 09 1903 –
Sat, Jun 02 1990
Portrait of Shep HoughtonShep Houghton
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Shep Houghton was
32 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, Jun 04 1914 –
Thu, Dec 15 2016
Portrait of Kenner G. KempKenner G. Kemp
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp was
38 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Jan 03 1908 –
Mon, May 13 1985
Portrait of Pete KooyPete Kooy
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Pete Kooy was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Lorraine MillerLorraine Miller
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
Lorraine Miller was
24 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, Jan 05 1922 –
Mon, Feb 06 1978
Portrait of Forbes MurrayForbes Murray
Furtive Man (uncredited)
Forbes Murray was
61 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Nov 03 1884 –
Thu, Nov 18 1982
Portrait of William H. O'BrienWilliam H. O'Brien
Waiter (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien was
55 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Jul 19 1891 –
Sat, Apr 18 1981
Portrait of Shelby PayneShelby Payne
Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Shelby Payne was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Jack PerryJack Perry
Silent Thug Beating Marlowe (uncredited)
Jack Perry was
51 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, Mar 07 1895 –
Thu, Oct 07 1971
Portrait of Tommy RaffertyTommy Rafferty
Carol Lundgren (uncredited)
Tommy Rafferty was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Waclaw RekwartWaclaw Rekwart
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart was
52 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Sep 08 1893 –
Tue, May 08 1973
Portrait of Edward RickardEdward Rickard
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Edward Rickard was
43 in The Big Sleep.
Fri, Jan 02 1903 –
Wed, Oct 26 1983
Portrait of Jeffrey SayreJeffrey Sayre
Croupier (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre was
45 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Dec 03 1900 –
Thu, Sep 26 1974
Portrait of Emmett VoganEmmett Vogan
Ed - Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan was
52 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Sep 27 1893 –
Thu, Nov 13 1969
Portrait of Theodore von EltzTheodore von Eltz
Arthur Gwynn Geiger (uncredited)
Theodore von Eltz was
52 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Nov 04 1893 –
Tue, Oct 06 1964
Portrait of Wally WalkerWally Walker
Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Wally Walker was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Dan WallaceDan Wallace
Owen Taylor (uncredited)
Dan Wallace was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Paul WeberPaul Weber
Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Paul Weber was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Ben WeldenBen Welden
Pete (uncredited)
Ben Welden was
45 in The Big Sleep.
Wed, Jun 12 1901 –
Fri, Oct 17 1997
Portrait of Suzanne RidgwaySuzanne Ridgway
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway was
28 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Jan 27 1918 –
Mon, May 06 1996

Crew

Portrait of Howard HawksHoward Hawks
Director, Producer
Howard Hawks was
50 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, May 30 1896 –
Mon, Dec 26 1977
Portrait of Sidney HickoxSidney Hickox
Director of Photography
Sidney Hickox was
51 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Jul 15 1895 –
Sun, May 16 1982
Portrait of Leo F. ForbsteinLeo F. Forbstein
Music Director
Leo F. Forbstein was
53 in The Big Sleep.
Sun, Oct 16 1892 –
Thu, Feb 12 1948
Portrait of Jules FurthmanJules Furthman
Screenplay
Jules Furthman was
58 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Mar 05 1888 –
Thu, Sep 22 1966
Portrait of Leigh BrackettLeigh Brackett
Screenplay
Leigh Brackett was
30 in The Big Sleep.
Tue, Dec 07 1915 –
Sat, Mar 18 1978
Portrait of William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
Screenplay
William Faulkner was
48 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Sep 25 1897 –
Fri, Jul 06 1962
Portrait of Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
Executive Producer
Jack L. Warner was
54 in The Big Sleep.
Tue, Aug 02 1892 –
Sat, Sep 09 1978
Portrait of Christian NybyChristian Nyby
Editor
Christian Nyby was
32 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Sep 01 1913 –
Fri, Sep 17 1993
Portrait of Max SteinerMax Steiner
Original Music Composer
Max Steiner was
58 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, May 10 1888 –
Tue, Dec 28 1971
Portrait of Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
Novel
Raymond Chandler was
58 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Jul 23 1888 –
Thu, Mar 26 1959
Portrait of Fred M. MacLeanFred M. MacLean
Set Decoration
Fred M. MacLean was
48 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Jul 09 1898 –
Thu, Jun 03 1976
Portrait of Carl Jules WeylCarl Jules Weyl
Art Direction
Carl Jules Weyl was
55 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Dec 06 1890 –
Mon, Jul 12 1948
Portrait of Leah RhodesLeah Rhodes
Wardrobe Designer
Leah Rhodes was
44 in The Big Sleep.
Mon, Jul 21 1902 –
Fri, Oct 17 1986
Portrait of Robert B. LeeRobert B. Lee
Sound Designer, Sound
Robert B. Lee was
40 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Dec 09 1905 –
Fri, Oct 04 1968
Portrait of Warren LynchWarren Lynch
Special Effects
Warren Lynch was
49 in The Big Sleep.
Thu, Nov 12 1896 –
Mon, Aug 31 1970
Portrait of Paul DetlefsenPaul Detlefsen
Matte Painter
Paul Detlefsen was
46 in The Big Sleep.
Tue, Oct 03 1899 –
Fri, Aug 01 1986
Portrait of Roy DavidsonRoy Davidson
Special Effects
Roy Davidson was
>> in The Big Sleep.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Perc WestmorePerc Westmore
Makeup Artist
Perc Westmore was
41 in The Big Sleep.
Sat, Oct 29 1904 –
Wed, Sep 30 1970