The Big Sleep (1978)

Big Sleep
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 39mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Mystery
Keywords detective, film noir
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
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Pamela Carlton Continuity n/a 890 5000004
Michael Dryhurst Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Ronnie Taylor Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Keith Hamshere Photography stills 120835 6000003
Jerry Fielding Music n/a 120781 8000001
Frederick Wilson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Clifton Brandon Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
David Middlemas Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Jerry Bick Producer n/a 3 3000002
Elliott Kastner Producer n/a 3 3000001
Michael Winner Producer n/a 3 3000003
Bernie Williams Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Raymond Chandler Source Material (from novel) ("The Big Sleep") 120793 4000002
Michael Winner Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Lynsey DePaul Song ("Won't Somebody Dance With Me") 120859 8000002
Diana Quick Song Performer ("Won't Somebody Dance With Me") 120788 8000003
Brian Marshall Sound sound recording 120816 14000002
Hugh Strain Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000001
Russ Hill Sound Editor n/a 229 14000003
Mike LeMare Sound Editor n/a 229 14000004
Eddie Collins Other focus puller 120795 26000001
John Poyner Sound Editor n/a 229 14000005
Ron Beck Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000004
Richard Mills Makeup n/a 353 13000003
John Graysmark Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Harry Pottle Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Maude Spector Casting n/a 179 10000001
Denis Holt Executive in Charge of Production n/a 118217 11000001
Stephanie Kaye Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Ron Beck Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Michael Winner Director n/a 2 2000001
Judy Buxton Actor Cheval Club Receptionist 1 1000032
Colin Blakely Actor Harry Jones 1 1000011
Harry Andrews Actor Vincent Norris 1 1000010
Richard Todd Actor Commander Barker 1 1000012
Diana Quick Actor Mona Mars Grant 1 1000013
John Justin Actor Arthur Gwynn Geiger 1 1000015
James Donald Actor Inspector Gregory 1 1000014
Oliver Reed Actor Eddie Mars 1 1000009
James Stewart Actor General Guy DeBrisai Sternwood 1 1000008
Richard Boone Actor Lash Canino 1 1000003
Sarah Miles Actor Charlotte Regan Sternwood 1 1000002
Candy Clark Actor Camilla Sternwood 1 1000004
Joan Collins Actor Agnes Lozelle 1 1000005
John Mills Actor Inspector Jim Carson 1 1000007
Edward Fox Actor Joe Brody 1 1000006
Simon Turner Actor Karl Lundgren 1 1000016
Martin Potter Actor Owen Taylor 1 1000017
David Jackson Actor Inspector Willis 1 1000027
Mike Lewin Actor Detective Waring 1 1000026
David Millett Actor Detective 1 1000028
Clifford Earl Actor Police Doctor 1 1000029
Norman Lumsden Actor Lord Smethurst 1 1000031
Michael Segal Actor Barman 1 1000030
Roy Evans Actor Man in Overalls 1 1000025
Derek Deadman Actor Customer in Bookstore 1 1000024
Dudley Sutton Actor Lanny 1 1000019
David Savile Actor Rusty Regan 1 1000018
Don Henderson Actor Lou 1 1000020
Nik Forster Actor Croupier 1 1000021
Patrick Durkin Actor Reg 1 1000023
Joe Ritchie Actor Taxi Driver 1 1000022
Robert Mitchum Actor Philip Marlowe 1 1000001
Synopsis
Philip Marlowe is asked by the sickly General Sternwood to investigate an attempted blackmail on one of his daughters. But Marlowe is more concerned about the disappearance of the other daughters husband, Rusty. Further complicating the matter is Rusty's wife, who seems unconcerned with her husbands disappearance.