The Maltese Falcon  (DVD)
John Huston made his directorial debut with this classic film noir adaptation of Dashiel Hammetts novel, starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor. Sam Spade (Bogart) is a cynical private eye caught up in the hunt for a jewel-encrusted falcon while searching for the murderer of his partner, Miles Archer (Jerome Cowan). His fellow treasure hunters include a sinister little and large act (Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet), a psychotic tearaway (Elisha Cook Jr), and the duplicitous femme fatale, Brigid OShaughnessy (Astor).
Running Time: 99 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 1 Jun. 2006
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