Jan. 1, 1945: The Making of ‘The Blue Dahlia’


Jan. 1, 1945: Raymond Chandler writes to Charles Morton, mentioning his original idea for a film. “The Blue Dahlia” would become Chandler’s first original screenplay.

To be continued.

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2 Responses to Jan. 1, 1945: The Making of ‘The Blue Dahlia’

  1. thestarlightstudiosbcglobal.net says:

    Thanks for posting this. What book is this from? Or did I miss that?


    • lmharnisch says:

      There’s a link to: The Raymond Chandler Papers: Selected Letters and Nonfiction, 1909-1959

      The letter is also quoted in “Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler,” edited by Frank MacShane; “Raymond Chandler Speaking”; and MacShane “Life of Raymond Chandler.”


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