A hardboiled aging private eye is hired to find and protect a missing government witness sought after by the gangsters. The witness is a beautiful French woman and even the cops can't be trusted. The case is tough, but so is Chandler.
"Les Apprentis Sorciers" is a thriller in which the characters are Latin-American exiles living in Paris. It is also a comedy about artists who play at revolution rather than actually participate in one.
Bickford Waner, an apparently naive young man from Fort Worth, arrives in the tiny Texas town of Dime Box and takes on a variety of menial jobs. He's befriended by Reese Ford and his wife Molly, but before long Molly has seduced Bickford. Only with the arrival of Bickford's former girlfriend Janet Conforto is it revealed that Bickford is actually the notorious train robber Kid Blue. Humiliated by a scandal arising from his affair with his friend's wife, Bickford gives up on going straight and plots a crime. Written by
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Money don't make no difference. You can live a whole beautiful life inside your head. A lot of these folks, they can't do that.
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Not to interesting tale of a 2 bit thief who decides to live the straight and narrow. After coming to a small town and working a series of dead end jobs plus making a mess of his social life, The Kid figures the straight life has it's drawbacks. Dull dialogue and a snail slow pace made this kid blue.
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