The big sleep [videorecording] / Warner Bros. ; First National Picture ; a Howard Hawks production.
Other Titles: Big sleep.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (230 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) Drama.
Private investigators California Los Angeles Drama.
Los Angeles (Calif.) Drama.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Screenplay, William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman ; photography, Sid Hickox ; music, Max Steiner ; directed and produced by Howard Hawks.
Performers: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone.
Notes: English dialogue, English and French subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler.
Special features: the documentary "The big sleep comparisons 1945/1946 versions" ; theatrical trailer.
Contents: Side A: The 1946 theatrical release version -- Side B: The 1945 prerelease version.
Summary: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich.