Nominated for 2 Oscars.
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(novel "The Little Sister")
(TV Series) (2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (character - 24 episodes, 1959 - 1960)
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1954) (novel - 1 episode, 1954)
His novels featuring the Philip Marlowe character are "The Big Sleep (1939); "Farewell, My Lovely (1940); "The High Window" (1942); "The Lady in the Lake" (1943); "The Little Sister" (1949); "The Long Goodbye" (1953); "Playback" (1958), and "Poodle Springs" (1989, Completed by Robert B. Parker
, from Chandler's partial 1959 ...
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The motion picture is like a picture of a lady in a half-piece bathing suit. If she wore a few more clothes, you might be intrigued. If she wore no clothes at all, you might be shocked. But the way it is, you are occupied with noticing that her knees are too bony and that her toenails are too large. The modern film tries too hard to be real. Its techniques of illusion are so perfect that it ...
Former journalist and oil executive. First started writing for the pulp magazine "Black Mask" magazine at the age of 45. He wrote the first of the seven novels that made him famous in 1939.
Specialised in hard-boiled crime noir.