On the day of this recording, Ian Fleming picked up Raymond Chandler at 11am, and already Chandler’s voice was “slurred with whiskey”. Undaunted, the creator of James Bond conducted a fascinating interview with the hard-boiled legend, which is available in four parts on YouTube.
Part 1 (of 4): Ian Fleming interviews Raymond Chandler for the BBC (note: the actual interview begins around 5:45)
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