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: Mark of the Vampire
Rediscovered: The Vampire
Brian Leno keeps the Halloween inbox hopping: Sharp photo with a signed card by John Beal. Poor guy better get a shave if he wants to have any chance at romance with the fainting beauty. Released in theatres as The … Continue reading
Posted in Film Tagged Autographs, Brian Leno, John Beal, Mark of the Vampire, The Vampire
Sinister Cinema: Borland’s Mark
You know that Brian Leno collects autographs constantly, but I’m sure he gets an added kick out of the hunt if he can spin a seasonal angle out of it. He tells me that the autographed photo above is “something I … Continue reading
Posted in Film Tagged Autographs, Bela Lugosi, Brian Leno, Carroll Borland, Mark of the Vampire, TCM