Maltese Falcon -Film Society

The Maltese Falcon

1941 : 1hr 40min : A (original rating)

Director: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George

John Huston’s much-loved directorial debut, this year celebrating its 80th anniversary, turned Humphrey Bogart into a major star and helped set the template for the film noir genre. San Francisco private detective Sam Spade takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette, with the stakes rising after his partner is murdered.