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Marlowe (1969)

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James Garner is so good as Raymond Chandler's philosophical gumshoe Philip Marlowe that you forget he's totally wrong for the part. Based on Chandler's The Little Sister, Marlowe involves the detective's efforts to locate the missing brother of Orfamay Quest (Sharon Farrell). He follows the clues to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Since both men soon find themselves on the wrong end of an ice pick, Marlowe deduces that there's more to this caper than a mere

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Mystery & Suspense, Drama

Stirling Silliphant, Raymond Chandler

Apr 24, 1991

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enjoyable as a period piece, letting us see an older character in a then-modern setting

October 2, 2013 Full Review Source: Film School Rejects
Film School Rejects

Garner's not the best Marlowe, but he's far from the worst - which also applies to this movie.

March 31, 2006
Las Vegas Review-Journal

A thoroughly enjoyable Philip Marlowe mystery.

February 18, 2003 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Very enjoyable mystery with Garner terrific in the lead, The film definitely has shades of Jim Rockford looking back at it now.
January 15, 2014
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