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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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  • Spade Loves Astor

    DON RILEY 2016-02-24

    I was able to see this in the Theater and it was Oh, so clear. I'm talking about the "print" Great. What I saw this time was the love... MORE>

  • The Maltese Falcon

    Michael Whitty 2016-01-26

    A classic detective film Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade has to uncover who killed his partner among all kinds of suspects with Mary Astor as a client and... MORE>

  • 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>