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Satan Met a Lady; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Originally released 22 Jul 1936
Written by Brown Holmes
Directed by William Dieterle

Starring Bette Davis and Warren William

My rating: ★★ stars

Adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s  749 more words

Classics

Excerpt from “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett ~~Take it and like it~~

Brigid O’Shaughnessy smiled at him and said: “But I haven’t got the falcon.”
Cairo’s face was darkened by a flush of annoyance. He put an ugly hand on either arm of his chair, holding his small-boned body erect and stiff between them. 672 more words

Literature

AFI #31 - The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

1941

Directed by John Huston

Netflix says… Humphrey Bogart stars as private eye Sam Spade in this Oscar-nominated noir classic that finds the sultry Miss Wonderly (Mary Astor) seeking out protection from a man named Thursby. 122 more words

Blogging

The Maltese Falcon

No one hard-boils glamor like Humphrey Bogart. And here in the inauguration of his peremptory charm, first-time director John Huston gives film noir the slanted shadows to match the ones under Bogart’s eyes. 891 more words

How I Became a Detective

This one you can blame on Barb Taub. She got me to thinking about channeling Raymond Chandler. I tried and failed miserably. But here it is anyway. 8,739 more words

Andrew Joyce

ravenhawks magazine reblogged this on ravenhawks' magazine and commented:

Great short story.

How I Became a Detective

This one you can blame on Barb Taub. She got me to thinking about channeling Raymond Chandler. I tried and failed miserably. But here it is anyway. 8,739 more words

Andrew Joyce

"Gold MacGuffin": The Maltese Falcon Review

This semester, my university’s English seminar course is Detective Fiction. We’re learning background information on the genre as we delve into detective works. Our first title is Dashiell Hammett’s 1929 novel, … 396 more words

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