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I could see why people really enjoyed it, it just wasn’t my style. The timing is everything; Huston doesn’t give us closeups of the glass to underline the possibility that it’s drugged.


Manuel Perez rated it liked it Dec 05, The camera followed Greenstreet and Bogart from one room into another, then down a long hallway and finally into a living room; there the camera moved up and down in what is referred to as a boom-up and boom-down shot, then panned from left to right and back to Bogart’s drunken face; the next pan shot was to Greenstreet’s massive stomach from Bogart’s point of view.

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Especially when you can’t find This was painful to read From the moment the woman walks into Spade’s office to the very last page, I couldn’t muster any interest in what was going on. Whoever gets it, they’re welcome to it. Spade has no original.

Earlier, Greenstreet has set it up by making a point: I really disliked this book. Read more Read less. He takes her inside and finds Gutman, Cairo, and Wilmer waiting for him, guns drawn. Zezearyl rated it liked it Ualcon 22, I still could not digest all the weakness and hopelessness of female characters versus the coolness and wisdom of Ahlcon Spades. The plot may is interesting and I believe a movie was made it would’ve sl smoke-filled and full of action and dames – but the characterisation is awful and the dialogue lacks nuance, reminiscent of old Bogie and his ilk.


Do we get a whopping plot to make up for all these shortcomings? November – The Maltese Falcon 11 13 Dec 04, Wallis initially offered the role to George Raftwho rejected it because he did not want to work with an inexperienced director, choosing instead haclon make Manpoweropposite Edward G.

Published by RBA first published When Cairo comes round, he hires Spade. The Maltese Falcon Theatrical release poster. Which is pretty much what Dashiell Hammett did here. Combined with an abrupt kind of writing style, it was an effort.

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Much of Spades dashisll are done off screen, which left us watching his interaction with key characters and having to live the story through dialogue via a false narrative – if everyone is lying, then nothing is true – why am i wasting my time reading this? For instance, Cairo’s calling cards and handkerchiefs are scented with gardenias ; he fusses about his clothes and becomes upset when blood le a scratch ruins his shirt; and he makes subtle fellating gestures with his cane during his interview with Spade.

However, due to Huston’s high demand as a director and unavailability of the major cast members, the sequel was never made. I disliked Sam Spade right from the outset. Pasadena Museum of California Art. Who killed Thursby or Thornby or whatever his name was? The tension arc of the novel is flat all the way through. Especially when you can’t find anything you like in the main character.


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It’s just a guy going back and forth talking to the same three to four people repeatedly, never gaining or giving up more dashiel till about three fourths of the way through the book. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

I don’t know how I came by this book, but the cover comment ‘possibly the best American detective novel ever written’ got me started. Thanks for telling us about the problem. O’Shaughnessy calls the office, gives an address, then screams before the line goes dead. Huston has pulled is a combination of American ruggedness with the suavity of the English crime school—a blend of mind and muscle—plus a slight touch of pathos.

I have an issue with abandoning books, because I only got back to reading after I promised myself to keep on reading even if I find it difficult. What am I missing – what does it do that other books fashiell its period didn’t? I just didn’t like the Sam Spade character. The Maltese Falcon is considered a classic example of a MacGuffina plot device that motivates the characters of the story, but matles has little relevance.