Mini-summary of The Big Sleep (1946)

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by the ailing General Sternwood to get compromising photos of daughter Carmen Sternwood from blackmailer Arthur Geiger. Carmen and older sister Vivian are pretty and pretty wild about Marlowe. Things get complicated when Marlowe finds Geiger dead, then finds his body missing, and another person is murdered. But that's only the start of this dizzying, twisty tale...

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