The Brasher Doubloon
The Brasher Doubloon (1947)

This little-known film noir is based on a Raymond Chandler tale and features the original tough-as-nails gumshoe, Philip Marlowe who begins working for an odd, but extremely rich widow. She asks him to search for a rare coin. Marlowe's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 6, 1947
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Sean Axmaker

... something of a B+ movie, a low-budget treatment of Raymond Chandler's "The High Window" made with ambition and style, at least in key scenes.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Entertaining on its own merits as a B-grade thriller, but certainly not the best film version of a Raymond Chandler novel.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's just smart enough of a film noir to be considered a classic.

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