Raymond Chandler

Born: 22 July 1888, Chicago, Ill.
Died: 26 March 1959, La Jolla, Calif.

Highlighted works

  • Double Indemnity

    Double Indemnity

    An insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) is seduced into murder and fraud in Billy Wilder’s classic dark thriller, adapted from the novel by James M. Cain.

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep

    Howard Hawks reteamed Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall for this stylish and seductive adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s labyrinthine private-eye novel.

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