Lady in the Lake. Poster of the 1946 movie and cover of the 1943 book, The Lady in the Lake
The Lady in the Lake
Raymond Chandler, 1943
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Robert Montgomery, 1946

A publisher hires Phillip Marlowe to track down his wife, who is rumored to have fled to Mexico. But as soon as someone is killed, the matter gets considerably more complicated. The private investigator gets entangled in a murder soon after.

No Picnic at Mt. Kenya. Poster of the 1953 movie and cover of the 1947 book, No Picnic on Mount Kenya
No Picnic on Mount Kenya
Felice Benuzzi, 1947
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Norman Felton, 1953

Based on a true story from World War II, the film tells the story of Felice Benuzzi, one of 10,000 prisoners of war held at the Kenya camp. Benuzzi and two others managed to escape the camp by successfully scaling down the 17,000-foot high Mt. Kenya. Episode of the American dramatic television series ‘Robert Montgomery Presents’.