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    The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1941). Window Card (14" X 22").
    John Huston made his directorial debut with this quintessential slice of film noir that would catapult Humphrey Bogart to true stardom. Based on Dashiell Hammett's classic detective novel, the film also features Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Barton McLane, Ward Bond, Elisha Cook Jr., and Sydney Greenstreet in his motion picture debut. Fans and poster collectors are very aware of the importance of this piece, as the window card and six sheet are the only two printed publicity materials that actually feature a picture of Bogart as Sam Spade from the film. Other posters utilize an image of Bogart from his previous role in High Sierra as "Mad Dog" Roy Earle. This magnificent window card has pinholes, stains in the background and title area, a tear in the left border and in Huston's last name. Restoration has addressed some of these issues. The borders and imprint area have been airbrushed. Fine+.


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