The Big Sleep

Adaptations

  • The Big Sleep, a 1946 film starring Humphrey Bogart
  • The Big Sleep, a 1978 film starring Robert Mitchum
  • It was adapted for radio by Bill Morrison, directed by John Tydeman, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 26 September 1977, starring Ed Bishop as Marlowe.
  • It was again adapted by BBC Radio 4 and broadcast on 5 February 2011, directed by Claire Grove and starring Toby Stephens as Marlowe.
  • Perchance to Dream, Robert B. Parker's authorized 1990 sequel
  • The Coen brothers' film The Big Lebowski is inspired by the character Philip Marlowe and the style and plot elements of Chandler's novels such as The Big Sleep.[6][7]
  • The Big Sleep, a stage adaptation by Alvin Rakoff and John D. Rakoff, premièred in October 2011 at The Mill at Sonning, Berkshire, UK.

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