The Big Sleep

The back of this publicity still reads

Warner Bros. actress Martha Vickers is currently appearing in “Hollywood Canteen” and will soon be seen in “The Big Sleep.”                        From:  Warner Bros. Studio, Burbank, California                   (Printed in U.S.A.)

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original publicity still for The Big Sleep (1946) with Bogart and Bacall, Louis Jean Heydt and Sonia Darren

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original half sheet poster for The Big Sleep (1946)

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sepia tinted publicity still for The Big Sleep (1946) including Bogart and Bacall

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Bogart and Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946)

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Bogart and Bacall in a sepia tinted publicity still for The Big Sleep (1946)

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print ad for The Big Sleep (1946)

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banner for The Big Sleep (1946)

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English language poster for The Big Sleep (1946) of unknown origin.

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foreign poster for The Big Sleep (1946)

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Humphrey Bogart sets the plot of The Big Sleep (1946) in motion when he meets with Charles Waldron as General Sternwood.

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Martha Vickers as Carmen Sternwood in a screencap from The Big Sleep (1946)

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foreign re-release poster for The Big Sleep (1946)

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foreign lobby card for The Big Sleep (1946)

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Charles Waldron as General Sternwood in a screencap from The Big Sleep (1946).  Chuck had 62 acting credits from a 1912 short to The Big Sleep.  Most of his appearances were uncredited bits.  His two other entries among my best 1,001 movies are The Devil and Miss Jones (as Needles) and The Song of Bernadette (uncredited as Bishop of Tarbes.