The Drowning Pool

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1975. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1975 film, showing actors Paul Newman and Melanie Griffith. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso.

Based on Ross Macdonald's 1950 detective novel. A private investigator looks into a blackmail plot in a Louisiana bayou, where he finds himself caught between an ex-lover, an oil tycoon, and the local police. Sequel to "Harper" (1966), which itself was based on Macdonald's 1949 novel "The Moving Target."

Set and shot on location in Louisiana.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with a small bruise to the bottom left edge, repaired with white tape.

Grant US. Silver and Ward Neo-Noir. Spicer US Neo-Noir.


[Book #149751]