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We 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)|
|Rating: 8.0/10 (162,001 votes)
Director: John Huston
Writer: John Huston, Dashiell Hammett
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George
Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Released: 18 Oct 1941
|Plot: 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.|