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ˈmɑr loʊMar·lowe

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  1. Marlowe, Christopher Marlowe(noun)

    English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593)

  2. Marlowe, Philip Marlowe(noun)

    tough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler


  1. Marlowe(ProperNoun)

    from the English place name Marlow.

  2. Marlowe(ProperNoun)

    Christopher Marlowe (1564-93), English dramatist.


  1. Marlowe

    Marlowe is a neo-noir movie starring James Garner as Raymond Chandler's private detective Philip Marlowe. Directed by Paul Bogart, the mystery film was written by Stirling Silliphant based on Chandler's 1949 novel The Little Sister. The supporting cast includes Bruce Lee, Gayle Hunnicutt, Rita Moreno, Sharon Farrell, Carroll O'Connor and Jackie Coogan. The film foreshadowed James Garner's second Los Angeles P.I. character Jim Rockford in The Rockford Files. Many of the wisecracking Marlowe lines incorporated by Silliphant for this movie were taken directly from Chandler's novel. Silliphant is best known for his Academy Award-winning screenplay for In the Heat of the Night and creating the television series Route 66 and Naked City. This movie introduced martial arts legend Bruce Lee to many American film viewers. The film's title song Little Sister is provided by the group Orpheus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marlowe in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marlowe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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