The Falcon Takes Over (1942) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Falcon Takes Over

Irving Reis, 1942

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Farewell, My Lovely
Raymond Chandler, 1940

The Falcon Takes Over is a movie directed by Irving Reis in 1942 and based on the characters from the book Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler, first published in 1940. The movie features George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins, Helen Gilbert, Turhan Bey, and others.

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RATING

6.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Falcon Takes Over (Irving Reis, 1942)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Farewell, My Lovely (Raymond Chandler, 1940)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Farewell, My Lovely, the 1940 book by Raymond Chandler.

Farewell, My Lovely

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Storyline

In search of his ex-girlfriend Velma one night in New York, burly fugitive felon Moose Malloy causes mayhem in his wake. The Falcon, an intrepid traveler, is intrigued by the appearance of Velma and decides to investigate on his own. He does so by talking to a variety of sketchy people and alluring women in order to get to the bottom of the mystery.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Falcon Takes Over, the 1942 movie by Irving Reis

Year

1942

Minutes

65

Movie Rate

6.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Falcon Takes Over

Country: USA

Year: 1942

Length: 1h5m

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Cover of Farewell, My Lovely, the 1940 book by Raymond Chandler

Year

1940

Pages

304

Book Rate

8.26

S: Goodreads

Book

Farewell, My Lovely

Country: USA

First published in: 1940

Length: 304 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Movie by Edward Dmytryk
Movie poster
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
Movie by Dick Richards

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Poster of The Falcon Takes Over, the 1942 movie by Irving Reis

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7 votes

3 votes

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Farewell, My Lovely, the 1940 book by Raymond Chandler

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8 votes

5 votes

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