The Maltese Falcon (1941)
|Director: ||John Huston|
|Cast: ||Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet|
Considered one of the first and best noir detective films. First-time director Huston interprets Dashiell Hammett's complex tale with scrutinous attention to detail and dead-on casting — Bogart's hard-boiled Spade, Astor as the quintessential femme fatale and the supporting ensemble of requisite shady characters.
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