The Maltese Falcon(Movie, 1931)

| 1h 20min | Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Maltese FalconRating: 3.3/5 (with 1313 votes)
The Maltese Falcon is a 1931 American pre-Code crime film, based on the 1930 novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film stars Ricardo Cortez as private detective Sam Spade and Bebe Daniels as Ruth Wonderly. Maude Fulton, Brown Holmes, and Lucien Hubbard (who went uncredited) wrote the screenplay. The supporting cast features Dudley Digges, Thelma Todd, Walter Long, Una Merkel, and Dwight Frye. A print has been held by the Library of Congress since the 1970s. The film was remade under the same name in 1941, starring Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade and Mary Astor as his client. ()
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About The Maltese Falcon

A lovely dame with dangerous lies employs the services of a private detective, who is quickly caught up in the mystery and intrigue of a statuette known as the Maltese Falcon.

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"The Maltese Falcon" 1931: A Dastardly Plot.(Clip, 3:12)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "The Maltese Falcon" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 4 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/28/1931
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"All Women"
"Dangerous Female"
"Woman of the World"

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