The Brasher Doubloon Script

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Director:John Brahm
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), Dorothy Bennett (Screenplay), Leonard Praskins (Screenplay), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Mrs. Elizabeth Bright Murdock hires Marlowe to find an old rare coin, the Brasher Doubloon, that belonged in her deceased husband's collection. Marlowe begins investigating, but quickly finds himself entangled in a series of unexplained murders.

Murder My Sweet Script

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Director:Edward Dmytryk
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), John Paxton (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Gumshoe Philip Marlowe is hired by the oafish Moose Malloy to track down his former girlfriend. He's also hired to accompany an effeminate playboy buy back some jewels. When the exchange results in the playboy's murder, Marlowe can't leave the case alone, and soon discovers it's related to Malloy's. As he gets drawn deeper into a complex web of intrigue by a mysterious blonde, the detective finds his own life in increasing jeopardy.

Blue Dahlia Script

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Director:George Marshall
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Soon after a veteran's return from war his cheating wife is found dead. He evades police in an attempt to find the real murderer.

Lady In The Lake Script

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Director:Robert Montgomery
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay), Steve Fisher (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Private detective Philip Marlowe is asked by a publishing executive, Adrienne Fromsett, to locate the wife of her boss, publisher Derace Kingsby. Earlier she had sent her husband a telegram saying she was heading to Mexico to marry Chris Lavery. However Kingsby had recently seen Lavery in the neighbouring Bay City. Marlowe pursues his investigation at the Kingsby's lakeside cottage.

Marlowe Script

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Director:Paul Bogart
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Both are soon killed by an ice pick, so Marlowe deduces that there's much more to this than a simple missing-person case. Marlowe's path crosses that of a blackmailed movie star, Mavis Wald, and her friend, exotic dancer Delores. A mobster sends karate expert Winslow Wong to bust up Marlowe's office and warn him off the case, while Lieutenant French also cautions the detective to stay out of the police's way.

Long Goodbye Script

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Director:Robert Altman
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), Leigh Brackett (Screenplay), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

Farewell My Lovely Script

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Director:Dick Richards
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), David Zelag Goodman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:LA private eye Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) is hired by ex-con Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend. While also investigating the murder of a client and the theft of a jade necklace, Marlowe becomes entangled with seductress Helen Grayle (Charlotte Rampling) and discovers a web of dark secrets that are better left hidden. Soaked in 1940s period detail, Farewell, My Lovely is a neo noir remake of the 1944 film but it follows the original Raymond Chandler's novel more closely.

Big Sleep Script

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Director:Michael Winner
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), Michael Winner (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Private eye Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) investigates a case of blackmail involving the two wild daughters of a rich general, a pornographer and a gangster. This neo-noir remake of the iconic 1946 Bogart film transfers the setting of Raymond Chandler's novel from 1940s California to 1970s London.

The Big Sleep

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Director:Howard Hawks
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), William Faulkner (Screenplay), Leigh Brackett (Screenplay), Jules Furthman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love.

Strangers on a Train

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Director:Alfred Hitchcock
Written by:Patricia Highsmith (Novel), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay), Czenzi Ormonde (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Whitfield Cook (Adaptation)

Script Synopsis:A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder—a theory that he plans to implement.