FILM : Big Sleep, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
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 / Elliott Kastner  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 - Knebworth House,
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bs001. Knebworth House, "stately home", Stevenage Hertfordshire.

bs001n. .....and a now photo from IJ Williams. Excellent angle.
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Big Sleep, The - Avery Hill Tropical Plant House, Eltham, South East London, info from Tony Reeves via his book Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations, London.
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bs002. Avery Hill Tropical Plant House, Eltham, South East London, info from Tony Reeves via his book Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations, London.

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Big Sleep, The - Starts off in Launceston Place, leads into De Vere and Canning Place, and then De Vere Gardens, all London W.8,  just off the northern part of the Gloucester Road?
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