Raymond Chandler in Hollywood by Al ClarkRaymond Chandler in Hollywood by Al Clark

Raymond Chandler in Hollywood

byAl Clark

Paperback | January 1, 2007

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Raymond Chandler in Hollywood is an entertaining and comprehensive assessment of Chandler's turbulent association with Hollywood, both as a screenwriter whose credits included Double Indemnity, The Blue Dahlia, and Strangers on a Train and as the provider of source material - his six filmed novels have so far yielded ten movies. The author's extensive research included interviewing many of the Hollywood figures who were associated with Chandler and his films, including Lauren Bacall, Edward Dmytryk, Alfred Hitchcock, John Houseman, Fred MacMurray, Robert Montogomery, and Audrey Totter. Illustrated with rare stills, posters, and location photographs, this book provides a special insight into the work of the world's most acclaimed writer of detective fiction.
Title:Raymond Chandler in HollywoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:229 pages, 8.93 × 7.98 × 0.49 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Silman-James PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1879505290

ISBN - 13:9781879505292

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Few authors have such a mythical aura about them as Raymond Chandler. Al Clark examines the immortal crime novelist’s Hollywood screenwriting career in Raymond Chandler in Hollywood. Earning the kind of money he never dreamed he would make, Chandler went on to write such classic films as Double Indemnity, The Blue Dahlia and Strangers on a Train. This is an engaging glimpse of the man and his popular noir works.