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: Mick Jagger
Sinister Cinema: Burnt Orange to “Close Venice”
Kent Harrington, who watches the media scene more closely than I do (which means he follows Variety) just popped me a link to an article which reports that the film of Charles Willeford’s novel The Burnt Orange Hersey apparently got … Continue reading
Posted in Film, News, Willeford Tagged Burnt Orange Heresy, Christopher Walken, Hary Dean Stanton, Kent Harrington, Mick Jagger, Warren Oates
Sinister Cinema: A Heist Flick, with Jagger
And a Tip of the Fedora to John Hocking, who popped in the news that Mick Jagger has been plugged into the cast for the movie of The Burnt Orange Heresy. The more potentially distressing news unveiled by Variety portrays the … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Willeford Tagged Burnt Orange Heresy, John Hocking, Mick Jagger, Variety