Spillanes books as embodied by stacy keach reading mike hammer was like conversing to a. Kiss me deadly is an independently made 1955 american film noir, produced and directed by robert aldrich, and starring ralph meeker, albert dekker, paul stewart, juano hernandez, wesley addy, and with maxine cooper and cloris leachman in their feature film debuts. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Robert aldrichs apocalyptic drama, kiss me deadly, starring ralph meeker and cloris leachman, is based on mickey spillanes 1952 novel of the same title. As mike hammer, ralph meeker is like a bull in a china shop, lurching haphazardly from one deadly encounter to.
Cooper, like many of the actors in kiss me deadly, worked primarily in tv. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Mike hammer is a fictional character featured in a series of hardboiled crime fiction novels by american novelist mickey spillane and later american novelist max allan collins. He picked her up, and learned she escaped from a sanatorium. Spillane pictures them as a secret shadowy organization like the illuminati or the elders of zion. Stacy keach continued to play the role of mike hammer in the next installments of the television series the new mike hammer and mike hammer, private eye from 1984 to 1998. Previous owner wrote their name on inside cover, a few pages have splotches on them, see pictures. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading kiss me deadly mike hammer book 6. Following world war ii, spillane conceived of a comic book character named mike danger, which ended up becoming a detective fiction character named mike hammer. Kiss me, deadly is his seventh novel overall and his sixth mike hammer novel.
Kiss me deadly audiobook by mickey spillane, stacy keach. There is a lot of killing, most of it by the unarmed hero. Director robert aldrich and scriptwriter jack moffit transcend kiss me deadly s basic genre trappings to produce a oneofakind melodrama for the nuclear age. The 1955 film kiss me deadly is regarded as a classic of film noir, while spillane himself played his own creation in 1963s the girl hunters. Kiss me deadly by mickey spillane no dame is pretty with a gun in her hand. Kiss me deadly mickey spillane first edition 1952 hardcover. Kiss me deadly finds mike hammer confronting the mafia over stolen narcotics. Buy kiss me, deadly mike hammer book online at best prices in india on.
His next book, the deep, wouldnt come out until 1961 and a half dozen more hammer books would eventually follow. Goodreads members who liked kiss me, deadly mike hammer. In the early mike hammer books, he hardly ever explained how hammer got from one place to another, or wasted time setting up scenes elaborately. When he wakes up, his car has been rolled off a cliff, with his mysterious passenger still inside it. The last time mike hammer met up with a blonde she ended up dead, and. The last time mike hammer met up with a blonde she. Bezzerides, based on mickey spillanes crime novel kiss me, deadly. Recuperating in florida after the mob shootout that nearly claimed his life, he learns that an old mentor on the new york police force has committed suicide. Kiss me deadly, by mickey spillane mike hammer is driving south to new york city when he found a woman standing in the road. Mike hammer was revived in the 1980s for a series of television films and series that lasted to 1998, most of which featured stacy keach in the starring role. Then, at least three times he walks into traps because he was not paying attention. Kiss me deadly by mickey spillane and stacy keach audiobook.
Listen to kiss me deadly by mickey spillane, stacy keach for free with a 30 day free trial. Kiss me deadly by robert aldrich ralph meeker, albert dekker. Kiss me deadly mike hammer book 6 kindle edition by spillane, mickey. See the complete mike hammer series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Buy kiss me deadly mike hammer by mickey spillane isbn.
Sleazy, cynical detective mike hammer ralph meeker makes his living with divorce cases, often unleashing his sexy secretary velda maxine cooper as an agent provocatrix on straying adulterers. Kiss me, deadly by mickey spillane 1994, hardcover, large type at the best online prices at ebay. Women and the webfriends and enemies alike warned mike hammer to. Download or stream kiss me deadly by mickey spillane. Kiss me deadly mike hammer book 6 kindle edition by. The novel was later adapted into the film kiss me deadly in 1955. The apocalyptic climax is doubly devastating because were never quite certain if hammer survives he doesnt narrate the story, as was the case in most mike hammer films and tv shows. Too many pages of mike hammer interior dialogue about how much smarter, deadlier and uncontrolled he is. But this isnt the mafia of the godfather or the sopranos. Hammer is a noholdsbarred private investigator who carries a. Jul 02, 2017 mike hammer kiss me deadly full film imamocah. Kiss me deadly was inspired, at least a little bit, by senate investigations into organized crime headed by sen. I can see why he decided to hang it up for a while.
The now dead woman and mike are placed in his car, then it is pushed over the cliff. Buy kiss me, deadly mike hammer book online at low. Download kiss me deadly audiobook by mickey spillane. Mickey spillane b1918 real name frank grew up in brooklyn, and started writing for the comic book market in the 1930s. Kiss me deadly 1952 was mickey spillanes sixth and last novel featuring series detective mike hammer, and seventh overall, before he stopped publishing for almost a decade.
Mike hammer gives a lift to a beauty on the run from a sanitariumbut their joyride is cut short by two dark sedans full of professional killers, who knock the detective out cold. Soon a dark sedan cut them off, the men attacked mike and knocked him out. Another television series based on the novels was made again in the year 1984, this time with actor stacy keach in the lead role. The novel was later loosely adapted into the film kiss me deadly in 1955 plot summary. I am, quite possibly, one of the biggest mike hammer fans in the country. Kiss me, deadly project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Interestingly enough, aldrich wasnt a big fan of spillanes novel, kiss me deadly, even though at the time the author was one of the most popular writers in america and mike hammer was probably the most famous fictional detective of the postworld war ii era. The novel was later loosely adapted into the film kiss me deadly in 1955. I have read all of the books several times through. Early on his detective license and gun permit are revoked.
There are no bigname stars, the director has never been mentioned in the. Michael mike hammer is a fictional character created by the american author mickey spillane in the 1947 book i, the jury. Kiss me deadly 1955 kiss me deadly 1955, robert aldrichs hardedged, stylistically innovative adaptation of the mickey spillane novel, features what may be the most violent and unsympathetic private eye in the history of cinema. Aug 26, 2005 robert aldrichs kiss me deadly 1955 author. Kiss me, deadly book by mickey spillane thriftbooks. What made the experience of listening to kiss me, deadly the most enjoyable. Bezzerides particularly liked the book, but werent about to let that get in the way of making the movie. Kiss me, deadly is mickey spillanes sixth novel featuring private investigator mike hammer. It was first published in 1952 and, at that time, it was shocking for its violence. Hammer returns for the funeraland because he knows that inspector doolan would never have killed himself. With ralph meeker, albert dekker, paul stewart, juano hernandez.1096 1103 1283 883 439 349 630 53 1328 993 1120 740 245 37 763 1494 1088 1475 1500 1490 517 618 529 1252 1238 1274 1169 785 364 579 657 738 214 568 419 660 1393 1392 1003 1240 257 171 213