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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Marie Astor
Peter Lorre
Sydney Greenstreet
Humphrey Bogart
Directors
John Huston
Screenwriters
John Huston
Running Time
101 minutes

The Maltese Falcon
Almost 60 years on this is still a near-perfect movie experience and was a career turning role for Bogart.


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Plot
Sam Spade (Bogart), private eye, is harassed by the police when his partner is killed trailing a man. The woman who put them in pursuit is not the person she says she is and Spade finds himself entangled in a chase for the one-off statue The Maltese Falcon.


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