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The Maltese Falcon
Directed by:
John Huston

"The Maltese Falcon" (also known as "Spur des Falken, Die", "Malteser Falke, Der", "Mistero del falco, Il") is a Film-noir/Mystery film directed by John Huston, and written by John Huston (screenplay), released in the USA on October 03 of 1941 . Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor are starring, alongside Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane and Lee Patrick.

A story as explosive as his blazing automatics!

Who directed "The Maltese Falcon":

The Maltese Falcon was directed by John Huston, an American director, actor, writer, producer, and cinematographer.

After directing The Maltese Falcon, John Huston directed In This Our Life, released in 1942, Across the Pacific (1942), The Battle of San Pietro (1945), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), On Our Merry Way (1948), and Key Largo (1948).

When was "The Maltese Falcon" released:

The Maltese Falcon was initially released on Friday, October 03, 1941, in the United States.. This was seventy-eight (78) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, July 31, 1946 in France; Friday, May 03, 1946 in Germany; Saturday, April 05, 1947 in Italy; Thursday, April 08, 1999 in Australia and on Friday, January 26, 1951 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Maltese Falcon":

At the casting of The Maltese Falcon we find Humphrey Bogart, previously seen in The Wagons Roll at Night (1941) and High Sierra (1941); Mary Astor (The Great Lie (1941), Brigham Young (1940)); Gladys George (Hit the Road (1941), The House Across the Bay (1940)) [ more... ]

  • Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstreet, Ward Bond, Elisha Cook Jr. and John Hamilton can be seen in In This Our Life, released in 1942.
  • Murray Alper and Lee Patrick, Ward Bond, Jerome Cowan also worked together in City for Conquest, released in 1940.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet and John Hamilton also appeared in Across the Pacific, released in 1942.
  • James Burke and Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane also appeared in All Through the Night, released in 1941.
  • John Hamilton and Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George, Murray Alper also appeared in The Roaring Twenties, released in 1939.
  • Barton MacLane, Ward Bond and Murray Alper can also be seen in Manpower, released in 1941.
  • Sydney Greenstreet and Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre also appeared in Passage to Marseille, released in 1944.
  • James Burke and Humphrey Bogart, Ward Bond also appeared in Dead End, released in 1937.
  • Ward Bond, Elisha Cook Jr. and Murray Alper also worked together in Sergeant York, released in 1941.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet have all also be seen in Casablanca, released in 1942.
  • Peter Lorre, Ward Bond and John Hamilton also worked together in Mr. Moto's Gamble, released in 1938.
  • Murray Alper and Ward Bond, Elisha Cook Jr. also appeared in Submarine Patrol, released in 1938.
  • Ward Bond, James Burke and John Hamilton also appeared together in You Can't Take It with You, released in 1938.
  • John Hamilton and Humphrey Bogart, Lee Patrick also worked together in Invisible Stripes, released in 1939.
  • Jerome Cowan and Humphrey Bogart, Barton MacLane also appeared together in High Sierra, released in 1941.

What is the Storyline of "The Maltese Falcon":

In 1539 the Knight Templars of Malta, paid tribute to Charles V of Spain, by sending him a Golden Falcon encrusted from beak to claw with rarest jewels??but pirates seized the galley carrying this priceless token and the fate of the Maltese Falcon remains a mystery to this day??

?Introductory text appearing after the film's opening credits

In 1941 San Francisco, private investigators Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) and Miles Archer (Jerome Cowan) meet prospective [...]

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