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The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon(1941)

Also Known As: The Gent from Frisco | The Knight of Malta |

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Brief Synopsis

Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.

Cast & Crew

John Huston Director
Humphrey Bogart Samuel Spade
Mary Astor Brigid O'Shaughnessy [also known as Miss Wonderly]
Gladys George Iva Archer
Peter Lorre Joel Cairo
Barton MacLane Lt. of Detectives Dundy
Lee Patrick Effie Perine
Sydney Greenstreet Kasper Gutman
Ward Bond Detective Tom Polhaus
Jerome Cowan Miles Archer
Elisha Cook Jr. Wilmer Cook
Murray Alper Frank Richman
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  A Warner Bros.--First National Picture
Mertz AFI; AFI-lib
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,039    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • BOGEY BEFORE BACALL

    tom chelsey 2020-01-07

    Humphrey Bogart co-starred with some very good actresses, of course the perfect match being Lauren Bacall, however his pairing with Mary Astor has made a... MORE>

  • Let's talk about the black bird

    Hypersphere 2019-08-26

    The Maltese Falcon is a near-perfect film rendering of the Dashiell Hammett classic novel. Taut direction, faultless casting, fast pacing, atmospheric... MORE>

  • fine film, but

    barry 2019-08-26

    yes, as everyone says, so well acted, great settings, some good lines, Greenstreet defines the role so well I can't imagine anyone else playing it,... MORE>