He wasn't the gumshoe , the private eye, the detective of the forties in the black and white noir.
He dreams one day of teaching others the secret wisdom of the gumshoe .
The literary gumshoe had tackled and solved another hard case.
He was the new gumshoe - and Hollywood wasn't quite ready for him.
As he slowly recovers, he imagines scenes from his first novel, The Singing Detective, with himself as the lead character, a gumshoe who croons on the side.
First, an online gumshoe would go to the company that hosts the forum where a message appears.
In a 1940s-style apartment befitting a film noir gumshoe , a Montreal private eye shows off a collection of futuristic gizmos spread over his kitchen table.
As far back as 1992, the artist himself began scouring around like a gumshoe to assemble the many authentic, '40s-era objects included in Durant.
It was hired to get hold of the evidence that was needed to justify a judgment already made, like a seedy gumshoe .
The real-life gumshoe 's most prized ability is to remain un-noticed.