Los Angeles: AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1975. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1975 film. Based on the 1940 novel by Raymond Chandler, a Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.
One of two 1970s neo noir Raymond Chandler adaptations starring Robert Mitchum as hard-boiled private detective Phillip Marlowe, hired by a crazed ex-con who wishes to locate an old girlfriend named Velma. During his hunt, Marlowe is railroaded into a psychotic brothel, where he experiences a surreal drug-induced nightmare and is pushed deeper into a complex web of lies and deceit.
Set in Los Angeles, shot there on location.
8 x 10 inches mounted on 10 x 15 inch mat board. Very Good plus.
Grant, p. 228. Silver, p. 383. Spicer, p. 428.