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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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  • A Movie Classic In The Truest Sense

    TCM Watcher 2019-06-08

    First saw this movie on TV in 1964 when I was 13 years old. Even at that age I knew there was something special about it. Everything in this movie works.... MORE>

  • A movie-goers Primer

    ja661 2019-06-08

    I am ashamed to say, this is the first time I've seen this film. With that said- everything I've ever heard about this film is true. It's a... MORE>

  • ONE OF THE BEST

    Joan Cave 2019-06-07

    There is no denying that this is a great movie. I sometimes struggle with Bogart's bravado and style because he kind of lacks the physicality to back... MORE>