The Big Sleep (1946)

Director : Howard Hawks
Genre : Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Cast : Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe, Lauren Bacall as Vivian Rutledge, John Ridgely as Eddie Mars, Martha Vickers as Carmen Sternwood, Dorothy Malone as Acme Book Shop Proprietress, Peggy Knudsen as Mona Mars, Regis Toomey as Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls, Charles Waldron as General Sternwood, Charles D. Brown as Norris the Butler, Bob Steele as Lash Canino, Elisha Cook Jr. as Harry Jones, Louis Jean Heydt as Joe Brody, Pat Clark as Mona Mars (scenes deleted), James Flavin as Capt. Cronjager (scenes deleted), Thomas E. Jackson as District Attorney White (scenes deleted), Trevor Bardette as Art Huck, Joy Barlow as Taxi Driver, Max Barwyn as Max – Head Waiter, Deannie Best as Waitress, Tanis Chandler as Waitress, Jack Chefe as Croupier, Joseph Crehan as Medical Examiner, Sonia Darrin as Agnes Lowzier, Carole Douglas as Librarian, Jay Eaton as Man in Casino, Tom Fadden as Sidney, Bess Flowers as Woman with Bumped Man, Shep Houghton as Nightclub Patron, Pete Kooy as Motorcycle Cop, Lorraine Miller as Hatcheck Girl, Forbes Murray as Furtive Man, Shelby Payne as Cigarette Girl, Jack Perry as Silent Thug Beating Marlowe, Tommy Rafferty as Carol Lundgren, Emmett Vogan as Ed – Deputy Sheriff, Theodore von Eltz as Arthur Gwynn Geiger, Wally Walker as Mars` Thug, Dan Wallace as Owen Taylor, Paul Weber as Mars` Thug, Ben Welden as Pete
Plot : Private secret agent Philip Marlowe is hired by an expensive family. Before the compound case is over, he’s discerned murder, blackmail, also whatever would troth love.
Run Time : 114 min | 116 min (pre-release version)
Country : USA
Company : Warner Bros. Pictures