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: Green Hornet
Sinister Cinema: Warren “Spider” Hull
For Autograph Hound Super-Sunday Brian Leno reports: “As an added bonus I’ve included a scan of the signature of Warren Hull, who played the Spider in the two serials, The Spider’s Web (1938) and The Spider Returns (1941). “Hull was … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit Tagged Autographs, Boris Karloff, Brian Leno, Green Hornet, Rocky Colavito, The Spider, Victor Jory, Warren Hull
Sinister Cinema: Footnotes to R.I.P.D.
Footnote One: In some odd way, Jeff Bridges with his line delivery as Old West lawman Roy Pulsipher in R.I.P.D. reminded me of Dennis McMillan. Not the same voice, exactly, though something very much like The Taw. More the sense of … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Film Tagged Green Hornet, Indiana Jones, James Cameron, James Hong, Marisa Miller, Michael Biehn, Nick Frost, R.I.P.D., Roy Pulsipher, Ryan Reynolds, Seth Rogan, Simon Pegg, The Dude, Wild Bill, Zach Galifianakis