Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner.
1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 inches
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Special features: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax; Warner night at the movies 1941 short subjects gallery; newsreel; technicolor musical short "The gay Parisian"; 2 classic cartoons: "Hiawatha's rabbit hunt" and "Meet John Doughboy"; trailers of this movie and 1941's "Sergeant York."
Director of photography, Arthur Edeson ; film editor, Thomas Richards ; music, Adolph Deutsch.
Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet.
For private home use only.
English dialogue; English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Winner of 3 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, 1941
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Subjects:Criminal investigation -- Fiction.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon -- Film adaptations.
Murder -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- United States -- Fiction.
Spade, Sam (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Genre:Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Astor, Mary, 1906-1987, actor.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957, actor.
First National Pictures, Inc., production company.
Greenstreet, Sydney, actor.
Huston, John, 1906-1987, film director, screenwriter.
Lorre, Peter, actor.
Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986, film producer.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967), production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), publisher.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon.