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The Resource The Maltese falcon, First National Pictures Inc. ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)

The Maltese falcon, First National Pictures Inc. ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)

Label
The Maltese falcon
Title
The Maltese falcon
Statement of responsibility
First National Pictures Inc. ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay, John Huston ; directed by John Huston
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Arthur Edeson ; editor, Thomas Richards ; music, Adolph Deutsch ; costume designer (Gowns), Orry-Kelly
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
M358474 2006 DVD
PerformerNote
Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstrett, Ward Bond, Jerome Cowan, Elisha Cook, Jr., James Burke, Murray Alper, John Hamilton
Runtime
252
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Maltese falcon, First National Pictures Inc. ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., dual-layer, DVD-9
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
  • Special features: Includes 2 additional feature films: 1931 version of "The Maltese falcon" and "Satan met a lady" plus bonus features
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
1941 version of "The Maltese falcon" / directed by John Huston ; screenplay John Huston ; starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George and Peter Lorre -- 1931 version of "The Maltese falcon" / directed by Roy Del Ruth ; screenplay & dialogue by Maude Fulton & Brown Holmes ; featuring Bebe Daniels and Richardo Cortez -- 1936 "Satan met a lady" / directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Brown Holmes ; starring Bette Davis and Warren William
Control code
ocm70243934
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Three-disc special ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 252 min.)
Isbn
9781419814839
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569676015
  • 012569794887
  • 012569794894
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67601, 79488, 79489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Maltese falcon, First National Pictures Inc. ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; screenplay, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., dual-layer, DVD-9
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
  • Special features: Includes 2 additional feature films: 1931 version of "The Maltese falcon" and "Satan met a lady" plus bonus features
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
1941 version of "The Maltese falcon" / directed by John Huston ; screenplay John Huston ; starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George and Peter Lorre -- 1931 version of "The Maltese falcon" / directed by Roy Del Ruth ; screenplay & dialogue by Maude Fulton & Brown Holmes ; featuring Bebe Daniels and Richardo Cortez -- 1936 "Satan met a lady" / directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Brown Holmes ; starring Bette Davis and Warren William
Control code
ocm70243934
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Three-disc special ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 252 min.)
Isbn
9781419814839
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569676015
  • 012569794887
  • 012569794894
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67601, 79488, 79489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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