Detective Philip Marlowe, referring to widow Jessie Florian, "Suddenly, she wasn't drunk anymore." (0:12)
Marlowe asks the elevator operator, referring to a caller, "Sober?" (0:13)
Police Lt. Randall tells Marlowe, "You'd slit your own throat for six bits plus tax." (0:21)
Amthor tells Marlowe, "An old psychological trick."
Marlowe: ”It's an old psychological trick, grandpa.”
Amthor: ”Which is to say I'm ahead of my time in the field of psychic treatment.”
”You depress me.”
Marlowe tells his ex-con client Moose Malloy, referring to Amthor, ”Well if he tells you I know where Velma is, he's nuts.”
Amthor renders Marlowe unconscious with a blow to the head. (0:40)
Marlowe: "The rest of it was a crazy cold cut dream." (0:45)
Amthor injects Marlowe using a syringe. (0:46)
A male nurse tells Malloy, referring to Marlowe, "I think this guy's nuts. Do you think he's nuts?" (0:47)
Marlowe, to himself: "... you've been... shot in the arm until you're as crazy as a couple of waltzing mice." (0:48)
Marlowe tells Dr. Sonderborg, “I just gave nursey a sleeping tablet."
”I had a nightmare, a lot of crazy things.”
Sonderborg: ”You've been suffering from narcotic poisoning.”
Marlowe: ”I'm in a wild mood tonight... It depresses him.”
Sonderborg: ”I'm afraid you're going to faint Mr. Marlowe.” (0:52)
Marlowe tells Malloy, "You're nuts. You're crazy as a rabbit." (0:56)
Helen’s step-daughter Ann Grayle tells Marlowe, "You're drunk." (0:58)
Marlowe tells Randall, referring to Amthor, “He works some kind of complicated jewelry routine on gals who come to him with broken down libidos."
Referring to Sonderborg: ”He’s a whiz with a hypo.”
”... one of Amthor’s patients.” (1:02)
Ann tells Marlowe, "You know, I think you’re nuts." (1:03)
Ann tells Helen, "Father’s worried..."
Helen tells Marlowe, ”I have a psychological impediment.”
”A younger man than my husband might accept it, or get drunk, or divorce me...” (1:13)
Marlowe, to himself, referring to Ann’s father: "... I had a psychological trick to try out on foxy grandpa." (1:18)
Ann’s father tells Helen, "I was worried."
Malloy sees Velma’s lifeless body. (1:28)