PG | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.
The movie depicts San Francisco "Chinatown" story elements. When the film was first developed, the year was 1975, the same year as when the film's source novel was first published and around one year after Chinatown (1974) had been made and released. 'The Video ... ...
Would you be dippy enough Angel to spend a little shoe leather?
Kit Conger: Doing what?
Hammett: Looking for Gary Salt.
Kit Conger: Who the hell are you now? Hammett the writer? or Hammett the detective?
Hammett: I think you left out Hammett the fool.
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