David Thomson is the author of, among other books, The Biographical Dictionary of Film and Rosebud, a biography of Orson Wells.
The Big Sleepby David Thomson, Raymond Chandler
Thi stext shows how "The Big Sleep" signalled a change in the nature of Hollywood cinema, as the director Howard Hawks shot extra scenes, "fun" scenes, to replace the ones in which the murders are explained, and in so doing left the plot unresolved.
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