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Lunch with Sam Spade

John’s Grill in San Francisco. Sam Spade lunched here often in Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon. I thought I might run into him as I went in search of the Ladies Room, walking to the back of the restaurant, and up an old wooden staircase to the lowly lit upstairs dining rooms not in use this day; it is there that you will find a replica of said Maltese Falcon. 6 more words


Sons of Sam Spade Raves About "Providence Rag"

Crime novelist Jochem Vandersteen, writing for his Sons of Sam Spade blog, raves about Providence Rag, the latest hardboiled novel in my Edgar Award-winning Mulligan crime series.   54 more words

From The Maltese Falcon

This drawing depicts Sam Spade suggesting that Joel Cairo could work as the fall guy. It’s on 14 x 17 paper (80 lb).

The Maltese Falcon: Humphrey Bogart as Samuel Spade

This post is my contribution to the Sluethathon, hosted by the wonderful Fritzi from Movies Silently. Take some time to check out all the other entries… 1,083 more words

Boys Do It Too

The Maltese Falcon - 1941 (#281)

Films that revolve around the quest for priceless artefacts often share similar features; the artefact is usually mysterious and somewhat forbidden, it’s incredibly difficult to obtain and the desire for it changes people. 355 more words

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