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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

Empire 500

Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

Before he wrote novels, Dashiell Hammett worked as a private investigator for Pinkerton. There’s a story about his last case: someone had hidden stolen goods on a ship headed out of the country and Hammett was supposed to find them. 467 more words