The Maltese Falcon

Movies, Thriller

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In this noir classic, detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive woman (Mary Astor). As soon as Miss Wonderly shows up, trouble follows as Sam's partner is murdered and Sam is accosted by a man (Peter Lorre) demanding he locate a valuable statuette. Sam, entangled in a dangerous web of crime and intrigue, soon realizes he must find the one thing they all seem to want: the bejeweled Maltese falcon.

Release details

Release date:
Saturday October 18 1941
100 mins

Cast and crew

John Huston
John Huston
Humphrey Bogart
Mary Astor
Sydney Greenstreet
Peter Lorre
Elisha Cook Jr
Barton MacLane
Lee Patrick
Ward Bond
Gladys George
Walter Huston
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