Sunday Dec 8
The Man With Stories To Tell
The perfect gift for any crime and mystery lover this season is a new omnibus edition of Dashiell Hammett's work.
Post and Courier
Striking gold with the Maltese Falcon
It was made into a movie of the same name by John Huston, then a first-time director.
Maltese Falcon Statue Sells for $4 Million
The bird statue used as a prop in the 1941 film noir "The Maltese Falcon" sold for a record $4 million on Monday, during an auction of famous movie props and memorabilia.
The Huffington Post
'Maltese Falcon' Bird Statue Up For Auction In New York City
An original lead bird statue, one of two used in the movie The Maltese Falcon, is put on display outside John's Grill as a wax figure of Humphrey Bogart looks on in San Francisco Friday Aug. 1, 1997.
The Kansas City Star
Long-hidden Dashiell Hammett stories reveal another side
"When Samuel Spade knocked on the door it swung open far enough to let him see the mutilated dead face of a woman."
Hammett and Hellman's Strange Love
If the convoluted love story of Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett is indeed legendary, as the subtitle of Joan Mellen's new book about them asserts, it appears to be a legend concocted by Hellman herself.