Raymond Chandler, the creator of the hard-boiled, hard drinking private detective Philip Marlowe, was born in Chicago, educated in Britain and began his writing career in Los Angeles. Listen to a radio call in show about Chandler's first Marlowe novel The Big Sleep. The 1942 movie, The Brasher Doubloon, is based on Chandler's third Marlowe novel, The High Window. The movie features theft, murder, femme fatales and betrayal in typical film noir style. Click here to watch it.

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