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Story

The Maltese Falcon stars Humphrey Bogart in one of his numerous film noir appearances. Playing private eye Sam Spade, Bogart meets up with Bridget O'Shaugnessy, played by Mary Astor. Soon after being hired by Bridget, Spade's partner is murdered. As he tries to find out who murdered his partner, and as he tries to help Bridget, Spade becomes involved in a strange mystery surrounding Bridget. She turns out to be mixed up with a rough group of people searching for a mysterious, jeweled statue, namely the Maltese Falcon.

DVD Features

  • Production notes
  • Documentary: Becoming Attractions: The Trailers of Humphrey Bogart, a documentary look at Bogart's Warner Bros. career through trailers of his films, hosted by Turner Classic Movies' On-Air Personality Robert Osborne
  • 2 Theatrical Trailers
  • A History of Mystery Essay

Cast

Humphrey BogartSam Spade
Mary AstorBrigid O'Shaughnessy
Gladys GeorgeIva Archer
Peter LorreJoel Cairo
Barton MacLaneDet. Lt. Dundy
Lee PatrickEffie Perine
Sydney GreenstreetKaspar Gutman
Ward BondDet. Tom Polhaus
Jerome CowanMiles Archer
Elisha Cook Jr.Wilmer Cook
James BurkeLuke
Murray AlperFrank Richman
John HamiltonDistrict Attorney Bryan

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  • Genre: Crime Movies
  • Theme(s): Film Noir
  • Director: John Huston
  • Producer: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Length: 101 min
  • Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaOct 3, 1941
    EuropeFeb 15, 1943
    JapanJan 26, 1951
    AustraliaApr 8, 1999
  • Ratings
    North AmericaPG
    EuropePG
    AustraliaPG
  • Blu-ray Release
    North AmericaOct 5, 2010
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaJun 1, 2004
    EuropeJun 1, 2006
  • Also known as:
  • Maruta no taka in Japan
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