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Chandleresque – Raymond Chandler on the Screen

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Just over 50 years after his death, legendary American crime scribe Raymond Chandler remains a profound influence on crime fiction and crime movies. Not only were all of his novels adapted for the screen, but Chandler himself became a screenwriter of note, working with Billy Wilder on 1944’s Double Indemnity and with Alfred Hitchcock on Strangers on a Train.

Adrian Wootton’s lecture gives insights into the development of Chandler’s writing and his fascination with the crime genre.

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Adrian Wootton

Adrian Wootton is chief executive of Film London, director of crime and mystery festival Crime Scene, and a program advisor to the London Film Festival and Venice Film Festival. A former director of the London Film Festival, British Film Institute (BFI) and the UK’s National Film Theatre, Wootton ... Read more

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