The Big Sleep

Revealing mistake: In Art Huck's living room before Pat Clark throws water into Marlowe's face, Lauren Bacall's eyes are closed in anticipation of being splattered (1945 Version on DVD). (01:41:30)

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Revealing mistake: At his house, Marlowe finds Geiger's two day old dead body in a back room and if you look closely the body is breathing. (00:59:35)

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Revealing mistake: As they stand talking in Carmen Sternwood's bedroom a very interesting studio reflection occurs when Lauren Bacall says, "she never remembers anyway". The reflection of her dark lipstick as she says this line can be seen moving on Bogart's right cheek. (00:26:25)

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Other mistake: Marlowe fires several shots at Art Huck and Lash Canino but if you look at the chamber when he takes the gun out from under the dashboard, there are no bullets in it. (01:41:45)

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Carmen Sternwood: You're not very tall are you?
Philip Marlowe: Well, I, uh, I try to be.

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Trivia: At the end of the movie Lauren Bacall says to Marlowe "Phil, there's two men out back behind some trees". This is the only time in the movie that she refers to him by his first name. (01:49:45)

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