Maltese Falcon

By voofieee
Written August 27, 2016
Good Must See Just Get Over The Fact It Is Black And White , And Enjoy A Retro Film Taking You Into The Past Before DNA ,Computers
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Must see classic

By koppfam91
Written August 27, 2016
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One of Humphrey & Huston's Finest Hours!

By lugubriousthespian
Written December 29, 2008
Not only is THE MALTESE FALCON one of greatest American movies to come out of the Hollywood studio system in the 1940s, but it is still a text-book example of how to tell an exciting detective tale at a lightning fast pace with great style and energy. Of course Bogart is the definitive Sam Spade, but look at all the other "definitives that came out of this wonderful film: Peter Lorre as the quintessential slimy weasel, Sydney Greenstreet as the ultimate eloquent big boss daddy with style and of course wonderfully pathological Mary Astor! Dynamic, funny, and like it's closing line sums up,"it's the stuff that dreams are made of"... If you can, see it with an audience who appreciates great black & white masterpieces!! If not the 2 disc DVD edition is marvelous and very informative!!
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The Maltese Falcon is a True Classic

By RodSteiger
Written August 27, 2016
Kudos to Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Entertainment for putting this fine film noir classic on the big screen. Ben Mankiewicz gave us some fascinating details that makes this movie so endearing. We all know the plot and the fine acting; those five classic actors, Bogart, Astor, Greenstreet, Lorre and Cook along with Ward Bond, Barton MacLane, Gladys George and Lee Patrick (and Walter Huston as Capt. Jacoby, a fact I never realized until Ben Mankiewicz mentioned it) all interact in engrossing and nefarious ways. Sydney Greenstreet really delivers the goods as an eccentric fortune seeker. And it is the big screen that reveals so much more in the cinematography in this movie. The details of the fireplace in front of which Sam Spade tries to figure out the motives of Brigit O'Shaughnessy, and even the details in the dark scene of the murder of Miles Archer. On television, we don't quite see these details. The screen revealed a lot.
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Always great

By wittc1
Written August 27, 2016
I love this movie, lost count as to how many times i've seen it. On the big screen even better. Saw things I didn't recall. Always best with a crowd, laughing in the right spots. Just perfect!
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