A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of Bogart's most famous characters), hires a ditzy blonde secretary, and opens up a detective agency. His first case is one that would do Bogie proud...
The face may be familiar. The mystery is brand new.
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Did You Know?
had a one-man show called "Bogey's Back", which toured the US for four years. See more
(Around 25 minutes) when Elsa leans into the car to kiss Marlow her head is tilted to her left but in the next shot her head is upright. See more
Bronson Canyon is less that ten minutes from Hollywood and Vine. Thousands of movies and television episodes have been filmed there. More movie good guys and bad guys died there than any other place on earth. Now I knew that somebody up here was really dead. Not with blanks and blood capsules. DEAD dead. No "take twos."
NBC edited 10 minutes from this film for its 1986 network television premiere. See more
References The Mask of Dimitrios
Looking at You
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Andrew J. Fenady
Sung by Armando Compean
(as Armando Compeán) during the end credits See more