A Man Named Marlowe Episode 5: The Release, The Ruse & The Meeting

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Previously on A Man Named Marlowe: After Marlowe’s meeting with nightclub owner and gangster Benny Chance, he drives to his friend Lou’s automat only to find that Lou has been murdered. Marlowe goes to his office building where he finds the elevator boy also dead. In Marlowe’s office is an older man with a gun. The two talk. Afterwards Marlowe drives to Spokane, Washington to try to solve the case. When he gets there, the woman who hired him knocks on his hotel room door.

In Episode 5, Spokane begins to yield some answers as Marlowe makes a new friend, and pretends to be interested in buying land before getting ambushed.

Heard in this episode:
Nancy Pop as Janice Tomlinson
Sam T. Wilson as William W. Powell Jr.
Dr. David Linton as William T. Phillips
James Scully as Philip Marlowe

Featured Music:
In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington
A Picture of Me Without You – Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra w/ Ken Darby
Don’t Let It Happen Again – Isham Jones & his Orchestra w/ Joe Martin
On The Good Ship Lollipop – Shirley Temple

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