A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
1/24/1941 High Sierra premieres
January 24, 1941. This date saw the release of Raoul Walsh's classic flick High Sierra. John Huston and W.R. Burnett wrote the script, based on Burnett's novel. Humphrey Bogart starred as ex-con Roy Earle planning to rob a California resort. Ida Lupino played the love interest.