Media Release — Join Oni Press and the Hollywood Theatre next Thursday, September 27th, 2012, as Jamie S. Rich presents Howard Hawks’ The Big Sleep and discusses how it inspired his graphic novel You Have Killed Me. Admission is $7. Start time is at 7:00pm.
Moderator Tom Shimmin (Marketing Coordinator at Oni Press), will be asking the questions, getting Jamie to reveal his deepest and darkest secrets behind his title You Have Killed Me. No topic will be off-limits and the audience will be lucky if they actually talk about anything related to the book! With these two bantering on stage, though, we promise you will not walk away disappointed.
The Big Sleep is a 1946 film noir classic that reunited director Howard Hawks with stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Bogart plays private detective Philip Marlowe who is hired by the wealthy Sternwood family to investigate a blackmailer. While working the case he falls for the eldest daughter, Vivian Rutledge (Bacall), which further complicates the case as it gets gets more mysterious and dangerous. In 1997, The Big Sleep was added to the National Film Registry for its cultural significance.
This is the perfect way to spend a Thursday night!
The Hollywood Theatre is located at 4122 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97212. For more details – http://goo.gl/2xKfH