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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

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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  • Mary Astor enticing

    Will Fox 2015-02-03

    For folks fantasizing film stars, realize your desires by going to TCM's outstanding biography websites, e.g. for Mary Astor.... MORE>

  • Humphrey Bogart and The Maltese Falcon

    Wewink 2014-12-19

    The Maltese Falcon is a film with great writing, direction, and acting.But what really sets it apart for me is the last scene between Bogart's Sam... MORE>

  • One of the Champs

    Graham Thomas 2014-03-12

    Good double feature with Casablanca, displaying the mysterious allure and skill of Humphrey Bogart. Almost entirely set-bound, the plot line compels... MORE>