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Director:
Writers:
Raymond Chandler (novel)
Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)
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Release Date:
31 October 1969 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Welcome to Marlowe Country! See more »
Plot:
Quiet young Orfamay Quest from Kansas has hired private detective Philip Marlowe to find her brother... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Watch This for Rita Moreno Alone! See more (41 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Garner ... Philip Marlowe

Gayle Hunnicutt ... Mavis Wald

Carroll O'Connor ... Lt. Christy French

Rita Moreno ... Dolores Gonzáles

Sharon Farrell ... Orfamay Quest

William Daniels ... Mr. Crowell

H.M. Wynant ... Sonny Steelgrave

Jackie Coogan ... Grant W. Hicks

Kenneth Tobey ... Sgt. Fred Beifus

Bruce Lee ... Winslow Wong
Christopher Cary ... Chuck
George Tyne ... Oliver Hady

Corinne Camacho ... Julie
Paul Stevens ... Dr. Vincent Lagardie
Roger Newman ... Orrin Quest
Read Morgan ... Gumpshaw
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emil Alegata ... Waiter (uncredited)
Mark Allen ... Doorman (uncredited)
Bert L. Bantle ... Pilot (uncredited)
Pat Barrington ... Belly Dancer (uncredited)
Anna Lee Carroll ... Mona (uncredited)
Dee Carroll ... Nurse (uncredited)
Isabel Colley ... Hotel Alvarado Receptionist (uncredited)
Tony Conkle ... Pilot (uncredited)
Carol Ann Daniels ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Ted Derby ... Tiger Man (uncredited)
Angus Duncan ... TV Actor (uncredited)
Jack English ... Director (uncredited)
Nate Esformes ... Paleface (uncredited)
Warren Finnerty ... Manager (uncredited)

Greta Garbo ... Herself - in scene from 'Grand Hotel' (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dee Gardner ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Buddy Garion ... Maitre d' (uncredited)

Hoke Howell ... Intern (uncredited)
Nicole Jaffe ... Lilly (uncredited)
Marlain Kallevig ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Paul Micale ... Waiter (uncredited)
Tom Monroe ... Policeman (uncredited)
Bartlett Robinson ... Munsey (uncredited)
Chet Stratton ... Harold Munsey (uncredited)
Guy Way ... Strongarm Man (uncredited)
Lou Whitehill ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Mary Wilcox ... YMCA Clerk (uncredited)
Fay Wilkie ... Psychologist (uncredited)
Jason Wingreen ... Camera Store Clerk (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Bogart 
 
Writing credits
Raymond Chandler (novel "The Little Sister")

Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)

Produced by
Sidney Beckerman .... producer
Gabriel Katzka .... producer
James Garner .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Peter Matz 
 
Cinematography by
William H. Daniels 
 
Film Editing by
Gene Ruggiero 
 
Art Direction by
George W. Davis 
Addison Hehr 
 
Set Decoration by
Henry Grace 
Hugh Hunt 
 
Costume Design by
Florence Hackett (uncredited)
James Taylor (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
Phil Rhodes .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Sergei Petschnikoff .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bud Grace .... assistant director
Michael Daves .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
 
Special Effects by
Virgil Beck .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
J. McMillan Johnson .... special visual effects
Carroll L. Shepphird .... special visual effects
 
Stunts
Roydon Clark .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Harry Young .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jean Louis .... gowns and furs: Gayle Hunnicutt
 
Other crew
Bruce Lee .... fight choreographer (uncredited)
Robert Sunderland .... location manager (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
96 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:14 (1970) | Sweden:15 | USA:PG | USA:M (original rating) | West Germany:18 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Although the movie was released as "Marlowe" the end credits list the picture's title as "The Little Sister"(the Chandler novel on which the film is based).See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Philip Marlowe:How do I get in to see the manager?
[the man he's talking to points him in the right direction]
Philip Marlowe:Thank you.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)See more »
Soundtrack:
LITTLE SISTERSee more »

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19 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Watch This for Rita Moreno Alone!, 5 September 2003
Author: Hoohawnaynay (DA90027@aol.com) from United States

Rita Moreno steals this movie! Plus, she had great chemistry with James Garner which is why they used her on Rockford files. Somewhat complicated plot about P.I. Garner finding a missing brother of an actress who also happens to be dating a gangster. Cameos by Bruce Lee, Jackie Coogan, Carroll O'Connor etc. Great 1960's Los Angeles/Hollywood locales (the strip joint used in the film went on to become the famous Roxbury on Sunset Blvd). I love everything about this movie, the clothes, the cars, the great 60's style overall. Rita Moreno in a platinum blond wig doing a strip tease at the end is worth the price of admission! She even shows a little nudity (if viewed un-edited) which is rare for a star of her magnitude to do in the late 60's. Sharon Farrell is another actress with lots of charisma who is used to little here. Gayle Hunnicutt (who I love) is miscast here as Sharon Farrell's sister, although she adds a lot of glamour. The script is a little hard to follow but it is quite an enjoyable movie as the action never slows down for too long.

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