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Title of the Film THE MALTESE FALCON
Alternative Titles THE GENT FROM FRISCO
English Titles  
Year of Release 1941
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 97
Length (in meters) 2756
Colour b/w
Genre Film noir
Based on/Source Novel by Dashiell Hammett
Production Companies Warner Bros.
Producer(s) Hal B. Wallis, Henry Blanke
Director John Huston
Cast Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Elisha Cook Jr., Ward Bond
Literature New York Times, 4 October 1941
Aufbau, 31 October 1941
Kinematograph Weekly, 16 April 1942
Jewish Chronicle, 19 June 1942
Observer, 21 June 1942 (C. A. Lejeune)
Times, 22 June 1942
Die Zeitung, 26 June 1942
Punch, 8 July 1942
Picturegoer, 11 July 1942
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