"I have two friends in this world. One is a cat. The other is a murderer."
The first 11 minutes is dominated by an orange tabby, much like Dean, and his insistence on his food, no substitutes.
The Governator has an uncredited scene where he takes his pants off.
The film is based on the the Raymond Chandler book OSN. Doesn't follow the book verbatim and has a different ending. Atlman insisted on keeping the screenwriter's ending by writing it into his director's contract.