A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
1/19/2001 The Pledge is made
January 19, 2001. This date saw the release of The Pledge, a terrific movie directed by Sean Penn. It starred Jack Nicholson as police detective Jerry Black who, on his last day on the job, promises the parents of a murdered girl that he would find her killer. When circumstances make that difficult, his choices get more and more desperate...