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  • The Maltese Falcon

    1941. USA. John Huston. 100 min.

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building



  • The Maltese Falcon

    1941. USA. Written and directed by John Huston. Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett. With Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Elisha Cook, Jr. Huston’s directorial debut was the third adaptation of Hammett’s novel, but it helped establish the private detective genre as a mainstay of the 1940s. Sam Spade became one of Bogart’s signature roles, and Astor and the supporting cast are terrific. 100 min.

In the Film exhibition An Auteurist History of Film

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