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
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This drawing depicts Sam Spade suggesting that Joel Cairo could work as the fall guy. It’s on 14 x 17 paper (80 lb).
Spade & Archer
by Joe Gorres
Paperback: 354 pages,
$11.98 on Amazon, less for Kindle (Click: Spade & Archer: The Prequel to Dashiell Hammett’s THE MALTESE FALCON (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) 102 more words