The Maltese Falcon Movie Review Summary

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A fabulous treasure, the Maltese Flacon, has been sought by various criminals around the world. It now appears that it has somehow arrived in San Francisco, where Humphrey Bogart falls into the web of deciet and death.
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Plot & Themes

Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   money/gems/treasure Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   20% Murders of set profession?    -   criminals Special suspect?    -   lover

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets

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