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
Duration: 100 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Huston
Screenwriter: John Huston
Cast: 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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