The Maltese falcon
(DVD) 

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Contributors
Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986, producer.
Blanke, Henry, 1901-1981, producer.
Huston, John, 1906-1987, screenwriter,
Edeson, Arthur, 1891-1970, director of photography.
Richards, Thomas, 1899-1946, film editor.
Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006].
Format
DVD
Edition
Three-disc special ed. ; standard version.
Physical Desc
3 videodiscs (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 
Status
Main Library - Media
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Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006].
Edition
Three-disc special ed. ; standard version.
Language
English
UPC
012569676015, 012569794887, 012569794894

Notes

General Note
Based upon the novel by Dashiell Hammett.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1. Warner night at the movies 1941 short subjects gallery; Optional commentary by Eric Lax; Theatrical trailer. Disc 3. Makeup tests; Audio vault. 2/8/1943 Lux Radio broadcast; 9/20/1943 Screen Guild Theater broadcast; 7/3/1946 Academy Award Theater broadcast.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Arthur Edeson ; dialogue director, Robert Foulk ; film editor, Thomas Richards ; art director, Robert Haas ; gowns by Orry-Kelly; music by Adolph Deutsch ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein. Maltese Falcon (1931): photography, William Rees ; edited by George Marks ; wardrobe by Earl Luick ; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein. Satan met a lady: ; photography, Arthur Edeson; dialogue director, Gene Lewis ; art director, Max Parker ; film editor, Warren Low ; gowns by Orry-Kelly.
Participants/Performers
Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstreet, Ward Bond, Jerome Cowan, Elisha Cook, Jr., James Burke, Murray Alper, John Hamilton.
Participants/Performers
Maltese Falcon (1931): Bebe Daniels, Ricardo Cortez, Dudley Digges, Una Merkel, Robert Elliott, Thelma Todd, Otto Matieson, Walter Long, Dwight Frye, J. Farrell MacDonald.
Participants/Performers
Satan met a lady: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth, Arthur Treacher, Marie Wilson, Winifred Shaw, Porter Hall, Olin Howland, Charles Wilson.
Description
In The Maltese falcon, 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. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland.
System Details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.
Language
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Language
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

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