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Release Date: October 18th, 1941

DVD Release Date: February 15th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
In this noir classic, detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive woman (Mary Astor). As soon as Miss Wonderly shows up, trouble follows as Sam's partner is murdered and Sam is accosted by a man (Peter Lorre) demanding he locate a valuable statuette. Sam, entangled in a dangerous web of crime and intrigue, soon realizes he must find the one thing they all seem to want: the bejeweled Maltese falcon.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Gladys George, Barton MacLane, Sydney Greenstreet, Lee Patrick, Ward Bond

Director: John Huston

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers, First National Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures