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    The Maltese Falcon (Les Films Regence Algerie, R-1950s). French Grande (46" X 62") Jacques Bonneaud Artwork.
    "It was practically a masterpiece. I don't have many things I'm proud of but that's one." Humphrey Bogart certainly had better insight than George Raft into John Huston's plans for a remake of Dashiell Hammett's book. Raft turned down the first-time director, and Bogart became a huge star on the basis of his dark performance as detective Sam Spade. The striking artwork by Jacques Bonneaud captures the hard-edged feel of the quintessential film noir. The poster was most likely used for release in North Africa, as distributors from Algeria, Maghreb, Casablanca, and Tunis are noted at the bottom right. There is touchup to the folds and border where there were small tears, light stains and a small chip. Bleed through from writing on the back has also been touched up in the lower left corner. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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