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: Bonhams Auctions
Sinister Cinema: Next Time, Make It 10 Million Dollars
Michael Soltys — who last showed up here on these mean streets over a year ago with info about Hammett stopping in Key Largo — was first to let me know that the falcon statue on the block at the … Continue reading
Posted in Film, News Tagged 891 Post, Bill Arney, Bogie, Bonhams Auctions, Dr. Gary Milan, falcon statues, Key Largo, Michael Soltys
Sinister Cinema: Tomorrow, If You’ve Got the Loot. . .
When last heard from on this blog, I was wondering if the lead statue of the mysterious Black Bird due to go on the auction block tomorrow might not be the dingus from the collection of Dr. Gary Milan — … Continue reading
Posted in Film, News Tagged Bogie, Bonhams Auctions, Brian Leno, Dr. Gary Milan, falcon statues, Rick's Cafe Americain, Sam Spade armchair, TCM