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  1. Datebook: African skies, a Pokemon festival and paintings by fliesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... classic novels. Youd types on the same make and model of typewriter as a novel's original author (including Raymond Chandler and Charles Bukowski), and the exhibition includes his sculptural reproductions of those machines, along with the single ...

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  2. Noir Is the Dullest Color: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill for' and 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | River Cities' Reader

    ... its crisp black-and-white imagery (with occasional bursts of primary color) felt bold and fresh, and the Raymond Chandler-esque tough-guy banter seemed to ooze comedic pulp. The movie was trash, yet exuberantly produced and performed trash. A Dame ...

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  3. David Brooks: The Bacall StandardRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | TwinCities

    "I believe the really good people would be reasonably successful in any circumstance," the detective writer Raymond Chandler wrote in his notebook in 1949.

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  4. Remembering Lauren Bacall: Definer of her eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

    ... "I believe the really good people would be reasonably successful in any circumstance," the detective writer Raymond Chandler wrote in his notebook in 1949. If Shakespeare came back today, "he would have refused to die in a corner." Shakespeare, ...

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  5. Family Viewing: 'Murder, My Sweet'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The Jersey Journal

    ... you know a few are missing. But beyond that, this is a great introduction to noir and its greatest poet, Raymond Chandler - all presented through the eyes and wise-guy metaphors of Marlowe himself, the inspiration for decades of snap-brimmed heroes ...

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  6. David Brooks: The Bacall standardRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    "I believe the really good people would be reasonably successful in any circumstance," the detective writer Raymond Chandler wrote in his notebook in 1949.

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  7. The perfect career of Lauren BacallRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Two years later in The Big Sleep - another Hawks production co-scripted by Faulkner, this time from a Raymond Chandler novel - Bogart and Bacall, by then married, had developed a slightly different, if just as smoldering, onscreen dynamic. As the ...

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  8. Two scenes that helped define the magic of Bacall (and Bogart). You better talk to my mother.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Dallas Morning News

    ... figuring out where they fit with each other and in a labyrinthine plot that not even the novel's author, Raymond Chandler, could fully comprehend. She decides to call the police. Greatness ensues. (This scene is so timeless and cool the English ...

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  9. Lauren Bacall RIP: With her passing ends a golden era of Hollywood glamourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... and Bacall spent 11 years of bliss, professionally and personally. I love watching The Big Sleep even now, Raymond Chandler's renowned wit just tripping of the tongues of those two lovers. But even without him, she shone - and romanced yet more ...

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  10. The Designing WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Slate Magazine

    ... Two years later in The Big Sleep - another Hawks production co-scripted by Faulkner, this time from a Raymond Chandler novel - Bogart and Bacall, by then married, had developed a slightly different, if just as smoldering, onscreen dynamic. As the ...

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  11. Bacall's legend more than just acting and BogartRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Cape Cod Times

    ... this film noir was made, Bacall and Bogart were married. Hawks also directed this one, an adaptation of Raymond Chandler's 1939 whodunit. Despite what was seen as a terribly confusing plot, the film capitalized on the public fascination with the ...

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  12. R.I.P. Lauren BacallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Neatorama

    ... most productive period of her career, including three more pictures together. There was The Big Sleep, the Raymond Chandler mystery in which society dame Bacall send's Bogie's sleuth Philip Marlowe reeling. There was Dark Passage, an innovative ...

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  13. William S. Burroughs and the Dead-End Horror of the Centipede GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Boing Boing

    ... But they could just as easily have clambered up out of the oil-scummed sump where the bodies are dumped in Raymond Chandler's noir novel, The Big Sleep . Like Chandler's oil mogul General Sternwood and his jaded, dissolute daughters, Burroughs's ...

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  14. First editions of rare books are the first-class way to investRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... valuable - particularly with poignant inscriptions. An inscribed 1939 first edition of The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler sold for $254,000 (A 150,000) in December 2011. The author had written in the book to his wife: 'For my Cissy, who wants ...

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  15. Raymond ChandlerRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    In 1932, at age forty-four, Raymond Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Depression.

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  16. 1973 Look Back: Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... "Hooray for Hollywood," which opens and closes the film. The Long Goodbye may be based on an eponymous Raymond Chandler novel, centered around a character made legendary by Bogart, and hitched to an entire history of early noir filmmaking, but it is ...

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  17. No Headline---LL_on_this_day.xmlRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Lamar Daily News

    ... Eileen Collins became the first woman to command a U.S. shuttle flight. Emil Jannings (1884-1950), actor; Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), author; Pee Wee Reese (1918-1999), baseball player; Anthony M. Kennedy (1936-), Supreme Court justice; Don Imus ...

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  18. TCM sets James Garner marathon July 28-29Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Ohio.com

    It includes "The Americanization of Emily," which Garner called his favorite among his films; "Victor/Victoria," and "Marlowe," an adaptation of Raymond Chandler's "The Little Sister" with Garner as Philip Marlowe.

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  19. Review: Astonishing piece of physical theatreRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Henley Standard

    ... fighting for breath: it moves at such a pace. Hardboiled: The Fall Of Sam Shadow is a mickey-take of the Raymond Chandler gumshoe genre. It takes the rise out of those "noir" films with bent cops, corrupt businessmen and politicians. The only man ...

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  20. Raymond Chandler's Hollywood StarRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Next year, Raymond Chandler will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The award will be in recognition of his work as a screenwriter, such as his film adaptation of his noir classic, The Big Sleep .

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