The sound of those winds will be a recurring feature of the movie. This was only her second film — the first was Joseph L. He uses heat and those dry winds to create a stifling atmosphere and it works rather well. This brooding is brought to life by John Brahm's ambiance ably photographed by cinematographer Lloyd Ahern and by the sharp hard-boiled Raymond Chandler story the film is adapted from,. The opening sequence is certainly promising.
Murdock confirms her guilt, but states that she has taken her revenge for Mr. Morningstar states that the offer was a ploy to get him to authenticate the coin, but he refuses to tell Marlowe the name of the seller. Director John Brahm also employed newsreel footage of an actual Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena to explore different viewpoints on a murder. There, Marlowe finds Vannier's corpse and a distraught Merle, who claims that she came to demand Vannier's blackmail film. Murdock, who wants him to track down a coin that has been stolen from her. Los Angeles Times 1923-1995 ; Los Angeles, Calif. After two B movies adapted from Chandler novels that did not retain the Philip Marlowe character were released — The Falcon Takes Over 1942 and Time to Kill 1942 , based on Farewell, My Lovely and The High Window, respectively — the two most famous Philip Marlowe movies were made: 1944 , which starred Dick Powell as Marlowe, and 1946 , which starred Humphrey Bogart as Marlowe.
In January 1946 Fox announced that the film would star and , who had been so successful in Laura, and that Richard Macaulay would write the script. Leslie killed Anson and Morningstar when they threatened to upset his plans, and Mrs. Murdock Florence Bates to find and return a stolen gold coin. . Screenplay: Dorothy Bennett, adapted by Leonard Praskin, based on the book by Raymond Chandler. Marlowe ends up in the middle of a much more complicated case, one that involves blackmail and murder, forcing him to deal with a number of strange individuals.
That evening, Merle goes to Marlowe's apartment and nervously attempts to seduce him. Merle also reveals that Mr. The only exception is Fritz Kortner , a veteran character actor molded in the expressionist cinema of pre-war Berlin, who creates the grotesque character of Vannier, bringing a sense of evil vitality to an otherwise bland production. It was followed by Farewell, My Lovely and other novels, most of them also filmed. She just wants the coin back. Σκηνοθεσία: John Brahm Σενάριο: Dorothy Bennett screenplay Ηθοποιοί: George Montgomery, Nancy Guild, Conrad Janis Ομάδα στο facebook με πληροφορίες και κουβεντούλα για το κανάλι, καθώς και ταινίες αποκλειστικά για τα μέλη της ομάδας μας:.
In May 1945, they announced that Leonard Praskins was writing a script and Robert Bassler would produce. His best known films are The Lodger 1944 , Hangover Square 1945 , and The Locket 1946. Murdock Florence Bates and curing her secretary, Merle Davis, of her frigidity. Of course the case turns out to involve much more than a stolen coin. Director John Brahm , who also directed the excellent films The Lodger and Hangover Square , is disappointing, failing to create the depth of characterization and plot which he showed in these films. The film is not as complex as the novel, but it makes good use of its snappy dialogue and has vividly grotesque characterizations to go along with the dark mood it sets.
Although Marlowe is interested in Merle, he is irritated by Mrs. After Marlowe leaves when Mrs. Staff, film review, May 22, 1947. Murdock's lovely, neurotic secretary, Merle Davis. Murdock orders Merle to get the coin from him any way she can.
The film features , and. Ο Μάρλοου εμπλέκεται όμως σε μια πολύ πιο περίπλοκη περίπτωση, η οποία περιλαμβάνει εκβιασμό και δολοφονία, αναγκάζοντάς τον να ασχοληθεί με ορισμένα παράξενα άτομα. Toronto Film Society presented The Brasher Doubloon 1947 on Monday, March 11, 2019 in a double bill with Farewell, My Lovely as part of the Season 71 Monday Evening Film Buff Series, Programme 6. After the Murdocks are taken away, Marlowe comforts Merle, who states her intention to stay with him until her fear of being touched is erased. The movie is technically a of , a 1942 film which adapted The High Window as a adventure starring.
Sound: Mono Production Co: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. In December there was another casting change - was given the role. Breeze , Fritz Kortner Vannier , Florence Bates Mrs. Private detective Philip Marlowe is summoned to the Pasadena mansion of wealthy widow Elizabeth Murdock and there meets Mrs. Murdock used to harass her when she was his secretary, and that she has since had a fear of being touched. Montgomery delivers every line in an emphatic huff.
John Brahm 1893-1982 : Born in Hamburg, he started his theatre career as an actor in Vienna, Berlin, and Paris before leaving Germany when Adolf Hitler came to power and moving to London, where he directed a remake of D. Marlowe returns to his apartment and there is confronted by Rudolph Vannier, a former newsreel cameraman who claims that the doubloon has been promised to him. Blair demands the coin, but Marlowe escapes after distracting the hoods by stating that Leslie, who is there, double-crossed them and returned the coin to his mother. Los Angeles Times 25 June 1942: A10. The Brasher Doubloon is one of the least well-known films adapted from a Raymond Chandler novel. Murdock, who fell to his death from a high window while watching the Tournament of Roses Parade five years earlier. Murdock, not Merle, killed Mr.