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Philip Marlow, a one time cop and with an unfortunate habit of being too honest and too broke for his own good, takes the job of protecting a former mob accountant on the run. When two hit ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter R. Hunt

Writers:

Raymond Chandler (novels), Jo Eisinger

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Powers Boothe ... Philip Marlowe
Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Annie Riordan
Billy Kearns Billy Kearns ... Lt. Victor "Violets" Magee (as William Kearns)
David Healy David Healy ... Sal Vacaro
Stephen Davies ... Scalise
Bruce Boa ... Don Luigi
Ron Travis Ron Travis ... The Ringer
Tony Sibbald ... Police sargeant
Lucy Lee Flippin ... Mrs. Yeager
Ernesto Macias ... Van Ommeren (as Eric Mason)
John Cassady ... Mario
Kristopher Kum Kristopher Kum ... Captain Kendo
Bill Hutchinson Bill Hutchinson ... Desk officer
Richard Aylen Richard Aylen ... Captain Larsen
Dan Galliani Dan Galliani ... 1st guard
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Storyline

Philip Marlow, a one time cop and with an unfortunate habit of being too honest and too broke for his own good, takes the job of protecting a former mob accountant on the run. When two hit men arrive in town he has to do some fancy dancing to keep his client safe and breathing. With the help of Anne Riordan he makes a deal with the mob, but nothing ever goes according to plan, or does it? Written by Left_back

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1983 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The license number Marlowe gives when sworn in on the witness stand, 137596, is the license number used by Sam Spade in the Old Time Radio show. Phillip Marlowe, in his OTR show never quoted his license number. See more »

Quotes

The Ringer: You Marlowe?
Philip Marlowe: That's what the name says on the door...
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