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    The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1941). Pressbook (11" X 17").
    When George Raft turned down the role as Sam Spade in this, the third remake of Dashiell Hammett's novel (he took advantage of a clause in his contract stating that he didn't have to do remakes), he could little have known that he was launching the career of Warner's character actor Humphrey Bogart, who was raised to the dizzying heights of Hollywood superstardom after his dazzling performance in this film. One of the formative film noirs, this movie also features Sidney Greenstreet (in his film debut), Peter Lorre, and Mary Astor. Offered here is a beautiful, and very rare, pressbook for this great film. It is in superb condition, with no cuts, and only an ink stamp in the bottom of the back cover keeping it from an even higher grade. Very Fine.


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