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Murder, My Sweet Movie Review Summary

Actors: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger, Douglas Walton

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Based on Raymond Chandler's "Farewell, My Lovely", MURDER, MY SWEET is a movie directed by Edward Dmytryk in 1944. The picture won the Edgar Allan Poe award in the Best Motion Picture category.

In the same week, Moose Malloy asks Philip Marlowe to find his girlfriend, Lindsay Marriott Philip to protect him, and Helen Grayle asks him to search for a missing jade necklace. Soon the three affairs become one and only case as Marriott is killed while he was delivering the jade necklace. Who's blackmailing whom in this typical Marlowe case and why does Helen Gray try to seduce the L.A. private eye ?

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   catching brutal killer/stalker    -   con-artist/white collar crime Blackmail & Seduction?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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