Nick Charles

Nick, whose surname was changed to "Charles" by an immigration officer (from his father's original Greek name "Charalambides"), is a retired private detective. Nora is a wealthy socialite whose snobbish family thinks she has married beneath herself. Hammett modeled her on his lover Lillian Hellman.[1] Their banter provides comic relief of the type that would later be seen between John Steed and Emma Peel in The Avengers. The couple has a pet dog, Asta, which is a female schnauzer in the book but became a male wire fox terrier in the film.

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Site Redesign! UPDATE

| 16 July 2014 4:01 pm
Site Redesign!   UPDATE

I know that it doesn’t look too different but we have cleaned up the site a little.  Hopefully Facebook will be next.  For you FACEBOOK fans, FB now works and every time we post a story it will also post to FB.  Yeah, I know this took a long time but we are mostly done […]

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Facebook Updates

| 31 January 2013 5:59 pm | 0 Comments
Facebook Updates

We are aware of the Facebook updates not working and we are working on it (unlike Facebook not working on it).  Well, you know what I mean!

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