Vivian: I don't like your manners.
Marlowe: And I'm not crazy about yours. I didn't ask to see you. I don't mind if you don't like my manners, I don't like them myself. They are pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings. I don't mind your ritzing me drinking your lunch out of a bottle. But don't waste your time trying to cross-examine me.
Marlowe stands next to Bernie Ohls' desk as the inspector asks him to layoff the Sternwood case. The lamp on Bernie's' desk is tilted at a 45 degree angle. No one goes near it, but as Marlowe leaves the lamp is facing down towards the desk. See more...
All of the main characters in this movie have a specific tic. Marlowe is always pulling on his right ear, Lauren Bacall plays with her ring and Carmen Sternwood picks at her teeth. See more...
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|Title||The Big Sleep|
|Original entry||In Art Huck's living room, Marlowe says to Lauren Bacall, "He'll beat my teeth out then kick me in my stomach for mumbling". The rope and knot tied around his chest change between shots (1945 Version on DVD).|