The Big Sleep
Los Angeles private detective Philip Marlowe is summoned to the mansion of General Sternwood, a wealthy, ageing invalid with two wild young daughters: the predatory, childish Carmen and the divorced Vivian Rutledge. Marlowe's investigation leads him to be first on the scene when a dealer in rare books who has been demanding payment from Carmen is murdered.
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers
Director Howard Hawks