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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 ... 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 ... Captain Kendo
Bill Hutchinson Bill Hutchinson ... Desk officer
Richard Aylen Richard Aylen ... Captain Larsen
Antony Scott Antony Scott ... Hood
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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 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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A Lockheed Constellation is shown as the plane that brought the hit men into town, a plane that was not put into service until 1943. The show is set in the 1930s. See more »

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