FILM : Big Sleep, The
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Big Sleep, The 1978 Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Edward Fox, Joan Collins, John Mills, James Stewart, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, Richard Todd, Colin Blakely, Richard Boone, Candy Clark, Diana Quick, James Donald, John Justin Hertfordshire, Kent, London
Director : Michael Winner   Production Company : ITC Films, Winkast Film Productions  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D

A faithful remake of the 1946 original in which private eye Philip Marlowe finds himself involved in murder, blackmail and violence when hired to protect a General's young daughter. Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise.

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The Big Sleep [DVD]

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Big Sleep, The - Queen Anne Street, W1, close-up
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bs021b. Queen Anne Street, W1, close-up

bs021bn. Finally, after eight years, I got around to the close-up. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 16-07-2017)

Big Sleep, The - Savoy Steps, behind the Savoy Theatre, Gilbert and Sullivan's place. The pic bs022e has the Coal Hole Pub sign, and pic bs022d has a sign suggesting that the back door of the gambling club was here??.but we know it wasn't, don't we?
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bs022. Savoy Steps, behind the Savoy Theatre, Gilbert and Sullivan's place. The pic bs022e has the Coal Hole Pub sign, and pic bs022d has a sign suggesting that the back door of the gambling club was here??.but we know it wasn't, don't we?

bs022n. Now. The Coal Hole, on the left is still there and appearsin The London That Nobody Knows.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-05-2015)

Big Sleep, The - Outside The Coal Hole public house in WC2 with Carting Lane in the background.
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bs022a. Outside The Coal Hole public house in WC2 with Carting Lane in the background.

bs022an. Peter provides this daylight comparison.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2017)

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Big Sleep, The - A quick walk, through the damp London streets brings our couple to the Blackfriars Pub, probably just less than a mile away. And her with hardly anything on, poor girl! Wonder she didn't catch her death of cold! And one of my pics taken several years ago. I know, I know, it's not a real street, but it has to be one of the prettier pubs in London. Someone, rudely suggested that this fat monk looked like me! Cheek!
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bs023. A quick walk, through the damp London streets brings our couple to the Blackfriars Pub, probably just less than a mile away. And her with hardly anything on, poor girl! Wonder she didn't catch her death of cold! And one of my pics taken several years ago. I know, I know, it's not a real street, but it has to be one of the prettier pubs in London. Someone, rudely suggested that this fat monk looked like me! Cheek!

bs023n. The Blackfriar public house on Queen Victoria Street in EC4. Picture by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-05-2017)

Big Sleep, The - The Blackfriar then . . .
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bs023a. The Blackfriar then . . .

bs023an. . . . and now. Picture by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-05-2017)

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