Episode 35 – The Maltese Falcon

, with special guest:

The Maltese FalconWe talked about this movie as far back as Episode 1 and it is finally here!  Jena gets shown one of the great classic noir films that she had, until this point, only known about through an episode of the Animanianiacs.  We talk about Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Greenstreet, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, maguffins and one of the most famous movie props of all time. Enjoy our conversation about The Maltese Falcon!

Our next episode will be recorded live at the Trylon Theater on Sunday, November 30th.  We’ll be watching Planes, Trains and Automobiles!

The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Maltese Falcon poster Rating: 8.0/10 (149,697 votes)
Director: John Huston
Writer: John Huston (screen play by), Dashiell Hammett (based upon the novel by)
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: Passed
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
Released: 18 Oct 1941
Plot: A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

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