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Discovering the Maltese falcon and Sam Spade : the evolution of Dashiell Hammett's masterpiece, including John Huston's movie with Humphrey Bogart

Author: Richard Layman
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Vince Emery, 2005.
Series: Ace performer collection, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Dashiell Hammett's novel The Maltese Falcon is often named as one of the best twentieth-century novels. John Huston's film adaptation is one of the earliest examples of film noir. It made Humphrey Bogart a star, and was selected by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 greatest movies of all time. Now, Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade uncovers from institutional and private archives a wealth of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Discovering the Maltese falcon and Sam Spade.
San Francisco, Calif. : Vince Emery, 2005
(OCoLC)607819158
Named Person: Dashiell Hammett; Dashiell Hammett; Dashiell Hammett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Layman
ISBN: 0972589864 9780972589864
OCLC Number: 62249320
Description: xiv, 359 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Hammett's detective days --
The pulps and the making of the novel --
Magazine and book publication --
Movies, stage, and radio : Hammett's novel in popular culture.
Series Title: Ace performer collection, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Layman.

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"Dashiell Hammett's novel The Maltese Falcon is often named as one of the best twentieth-century novels. John Huston's film adaptation is one of the earliest examples of film noir. It made Humphrey Bogart a star, and was selected by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 greatest movies of all time. Now, Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade uncovers from institutional and private archives a wealth of treasures about Hammett's masterpiece, his detective Sam Spade, the three film versions of the novel, stage adaptations, Sam Spade short stories, radio presentations, and even comics. Many of the discoveries here are previously unpublished. The book provides hundreds of rare documents and original source materials, including production notes for the three movie versions. Contributors include Dashiell Hammett himself, plus Jo Hammett, Richard Layman, Mary Astor, Joseph Shaw, Dorothy Parker, John Huston, Hal Wallis, Darryl F. Zanuck, Joe Gores, William F. Nolan, and more than fifty additional writers. It is illustrated with more than 200 photos, illustrations, and facsimiles. The book is a joy for fans of Hammett, Sam Spade, detective fiction, film noir, and the history of literature and cinema."--Publisher's website.

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