Set in the smog-shrouded streets of 1930's Los Angeles, "Philip Marlowe: Private Eye" consists of adaptations of classic stories from famous mystery author, Raymond Chandler. Chandler's superb story-telling and Emmy-winner Powers Boothe's impeccable portrayal of the hardboiled Marlowe make for a winning combination.
Marlowe is hired to sniff out blackmailers who are bothering Rhonda Farr (Melody Anderson), movie queen and girlfriend of racketeer Lucky Landry (Allan Royal). When Rhonda is kidnapped, Marlowe unravels a complicated scheme of revenge that ends at Landry's one-time partner, Johnny.Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: 27 April 1986
Token Ware, is a naïve cigarette girl with dreams of Hollywood stardom. Trimmer Waltz, offers to help her meet all the right people, but what he has in mind is to do a favour for Roger Eaton, a charming , over-the-hill movie idol with an eye for young girls. While investigating the murder of another Hollywood hopeful, Philip Marlowe uncovers Trimmer's vice ring and the plans he has for Token.Language: English Runtime: 53 minutes Release date: 11 May 1986
There's plenty of trouble for private eye Philip Marlowe when millionaire Henry Jeeter hires him to buy off Harriet Huntress, the beautiful but unsuitable girlfriend of his nephew and heir, Gerald. When Gerald is murdered with Harriet's gun, Marlowe finds plenty of people with motives, including nightclub owner Marty Estel, and the smooth and handsome chauffeur, George.Language: English Runtime: 47 minutes Release date: 25 May 1986