Episode 354: The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Guest Co-Hosts: Richard Edwards, Eric Cohen

Written and directed by John Huston in his directorial debut, The Maltese Falcon (1941) stars Humphrey Bogart as gumshoe Sam Spade who unravels the mystery of the titular black bird.

Eric Cohen and Richard Edwards join Mike to discuss the original story, the two other film adaptations of The Maltese Falcon, and the 1975 sequel.

Links:
Buy The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Buy Dashiell Hammett: A Life at the Edge by William F. Nolan
Read Wim Wenders Discusses Painful ‘Hammett’ Collaboration With Coppola, Friendship With Nicholas Ray by Edward Davis

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Music:
"Main Title - The Maltese Falcon" - The Global Stage Orchestra
"The Maltese Falcon" - Warner Chappell Productions

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2/20/2018

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