In 1977 Don Herron began leading The Dashiell Hammett Tour, now the longest-running literary tour in the nation. On this site you’ll find information on current walks — dates, where to meet, arranging tours by appointment — plus a hard-boiled blog with news, reviews of books and film, and a dash of noir.
The latest and greatest edition to self-guide you up and down the mean streets.
Willeford: The Book
Includes the first “Mr. Hunt” story, “Knives in the Dark.”
Tag Archives: Black Dahlia tours
Okay, I told you that the misspelled sign for Dashiell Hammett Street got fixed and here’s proof, courtesy a group by appointment that walked the walk on July 23 and lugged along cameras. The new sign doesn’t feature the smaller inset name … Continue reading
This shot of me and Charlie Morfin of the Black Dahlia Tours gumshoeing up Elwood alley reminds me of a shot used in the recent article for The SFist, which you can check out here.
And on that tour by appointment for April 19 I was talking about, Charlie Morfin and Carrie-Anne of the Black Dahlia walks in Hollywood were up to check out the Frisco scene, get some tips about leading tours for film … Continue reading