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Favorite Dashiell Hammett Film?

What’s your favorite Dashiell Hammett film? “The Thin Man”, ‘Maltese Falcon” or “Miller’s Crossing”.  Dashiell Hammett was the father of hardboiled detective fiction.  His writings inspired generations of writers and filmmakers. 23 more words

Books

Ebert's Greats: The General & The Thin Man

List Item: Watch Roger Ebert’s “The Great Movies”
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Title: The General
Director: Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman
Year: 1926
Country: USA

Every time I stick on a silent film I have a feeling that this will be one of those silent films that I might be able to watch closely and enjoy without feeling sleepy (yes, most silent films make me feel like nodding off… I am such a philistine I know). 533 more words

Bucket List

Sherlock Holmes and The Thin Man

No, no, no, it’s not the title of a new Sherlock episode. But doesn’t it sound like that?

This has been an insanely busy week for me with a lot of things going on.   387 more words

Writing

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

One of my favourite comedy-detective stories is The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett. Hammett is probably better known for The Maltese Falcon… 325 more words

Detective Fiction

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

One of my favourite comedy-detective stories is The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett. Hammett is probably better known for The Maltese Falcon… 325 more words

Private Eyes

Misdirection (Part II)

“I don’t like the way you’re making me feel right now.” Drake tightened his grip on Daisy’s wrist. He’d followed them to her boarding house just off Orchard Street, where they stood in the hallway wallpapered in green damask. 731 more words

Short Stories