Lou, meet me at Canyon Drive. This is not a lending library, it's the Hall of Records. Give us a little room! Set in , the first scene opens in the office of Los Angeles private detective-hero J. Gittes drives up the long, expansive driveway to the Mulwray mansion, tended by at least four servants, a chauffeur, a butler James Hong , a housemaid, and a gardener Jerry Fujikawa. The water department or the real estate office?
Think you can nail Mulvihill? Jake's colleagues suggest an approach, but Jake is aiming for higher stakes: Walsh: So some contractor wants to build a dam and he makes a few payoffs. I was at the Hall of Records today. Hitchcock is not sleepwalking through the film, but the film is more of an enjoyable lark than his best work. In a quick getaway, Gittes leaps onto the car, avoiding bullets that hit the windshield.
You wanna do your partner a big favour?. So his friend says he should do what the Chinese do Hughson John Williams , an insurance agent who realizes that the best way to catch the person doing it is to use someone with expertise, and that person is Robie. Mulwray: I can't tell you. Mrs Mulwray, I think you're hiding something. What we are watching in Canada
Mulwray: But he wasn't killed. Hold it there, kitty cat. She's not your sister, you don't have one. That little girlfriend. If the bond issues passes Tuesday, there'll be eight million dollars to build an aqueduct and reservoir. I mean, look at what welcomes you upon arrival.