Detective Philip Marlowe is hired by hulking Moose Malloy to locate his old girlfriend that he lost track of while serving time in prison. With each lead he follows, Marlowe encounters lies, larceny, perjury, theft and a beautiful femme fatale. Based on Raymond Chandler's novel "Farewell My Lovely", which was also the film's title in the United Kingdom.

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  1. John Paxton


  2. Edward Dmytryk


  3. Raymond Chandler


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  1. Dick Powell

    Dick Powell

    Philip Marlowe

  2. Claire Trevor

    Claire Trevor

    Helen Grayle/Velma Valento

  3. Anne Shirley

    Anne Shirley

    Ann Grayle

  4. Miles Mander

    Miles Mander

    Mr. Grayle

  5. Mike Mazurki

    Mike Mazurki

    Moose Malloy

  6. Douglas Walton

    Douglas Walton

    Lindsay Marriott

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -

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  • December 9, 1944



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