“Murder, My Sweet” quotes

Movie Murder, My Sweet
Title Murder, My Sweet
Year 1944
Director Edward Dmytryk
Genre Drama, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller, Mystery
Plot – Private detective Philip Marlowe evokes a complicated story of blackmail and murder. A former prisoner instructed him to find his former girlfriend and a man hired him to protect himself during the payment of a ransom. After the killing of the second customer, Marlowe continued the investigations, finding out the two cases were linked.
All actors – Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger, Mike Mazurki, Miles Mander, Douglas Walton, Donald Douglas, Ralf Harolde, Esther Howard, Ernie Adams, Bernice Ahi
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  • “That's just part of my clothes. I hardly ever shoot anybody with it.”

    Dick Powell - Philip Marlowe
  • “- Lindsay Marriott: How would you like a swift punch on the nose?
    - Philip Marlowe: I tremble at the thought of such violence.”

    Douglas Walton - Lindsay Marriott
    Dick Powell - Philip Marlowe
    [Tag:threat, violence]
  • “You shouldn't kiss a girl when you're wearing that gun... leaves a bruise.”

    Claire Trevor - Helen Grayle
    [Tag:kiss, weapons, wound]
  • “- Lindsay Marriott: I'm afraid I don't like your manner.
    - Philip Marlowe: Yeah, I've had complaints about it, but it keeps getting worse.”

    Douglas Walton - Lindsay Marriott
    Dick Powell - Philip Marlowe
  • “- Helen Grayle: I hadn't supposed there were enough murders these days to make detecting very attractive to a young man.
    - Philip Marlowe: I stir up trouble on the side.”

    Claire Trevor - Helen Grayle
    Dick Powell - Philip Marlowe