Myrna Loy grew up in Los Angeles and when she was a teenager she posed for this statue outside the old Venice High School. Around the same age she was… Read more She was absolutely beautiful, the most beautiful woman I had ever seen… →
When we were very broke, those first years in New York, Hammett got a modest advance from Knopf and began to write The Thin Man. He moved to what was… Read more Dashiell Hammett: A Memoir, by Lillian Hellman in The New York Review of Books (1965) →
The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The Long Goodbye
Lillian: The Children’s Hour, The Little Foxes, Pentimento: A Book of Portraits Dashiell: The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, The Continental Op
The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce, Double Indemnity
NORA: How do you feel? NICK: Terrible. I must have gone to bed sober.