L.A. private detective Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled by murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich - just to name a few. Marlowe is hired to protect a young woman and in the process, he falls in love with the woman's older sister.
Extortion -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Private security services -- Fiction.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Big sleep. [DVD]Videorecording.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
First National Pictures.
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977.
Ridgley, John, 1909-1968.
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Warner Home Video (Firm)