‘The Maltese Falcon’ Turns 75

Today marks 75 years since the premier of John Huston’s directorial debut The Maltese Falcon. Arguably the first, and unarguably one of the very finest films of the noir era. The film to truly break Humphrey Bogart into stardom, it remains one of his finest performances, and is one of the most faithful examples of the book-to-screen transitions you can find.

 

 

Full review to follow at some point soon….

 

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