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    The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1941). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Although Dashiell Hammett's thrilling story - about private eye Sam Spade who finds himself caught up in a race to obtain a priceless artifact - had been filmed twice before, this is the version that is overwhelmingly considered definitive. Humphrey Bogart had been a leading man prior to this picture, but it was his performance as Spade that catapulted him into the rarified ranks of superstardom. Additionally, this movie is considered one of the earliest examples of film noir to hit the theaters. This exceptional scene card features Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, and Elisha Cook Jr. It is sometimes called the "Greenstreet" card by collectors as it is the only one from the set to picture the actor in his debut film. The card has pinholes in the borders and retouched tiny bits of silverfish nibbling in the two left corners and upper right corner, which is almost completely imperceptible. Very Fine-.


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