Today in MYSTERY HISTORY
A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, February 6, 2017
2/6/1947 The Brasher Doubloon turns up
February 6, 1947.
The Brasher Doubloon
premiered on this day. The movie was based on Raymond Chandler's
The High Window.
George Montgomery starred as private eye Philip Marlowe.
Film critic Dennis Schwartz said it was: "just smart enough of a film noir to be considered a classic."
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