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'The Maltese Falcon': Humphrey Bogart & Femme Fatale Mary Astor Academy Screening

The Maltese Falcon with Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet An encore presentation of John Huston's 1941 Best Picture nominee The Maltese Falcon, will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Several weeks ago, The Maltese Falcon kicked off the Academy's highly successful film series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood's Dark Side,” which featured intros by several notable Hollywood screenwriters. In addition to becoming one of the major classics of the studio era, The Maltese Falcon helped to turn Humphrey Bogart into a major star, helped to revive Mary Astor's stardom, established Sydney Greenstreet as a […]


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'The Maltese Falcon': Humphrey Bogart & Femme Fatale Mary Astor Academy Screening



Peter Lorre & Greer Garson Movies

Peter Lorre & Greer Garson: Summer Under the Stars Wednesday-Thursday, August 13-14, highlights on Turner Classic Movies: Peter Lorre and Greer Garson. Greer Garson and Peter Lorre. How come no one ever thought of pairing those two? Talk about opposites attracting. In fact, talk about worlds colliding: “Dust on the Third Floor,” “The Ladies Who Knew Too Much,” “The Mad Miniver Story,” “Arsenic and Prejudice.” Think of the possibilities… Imagine Mrs. Miniver with Peter Lorre as the German soldier who invades Greer Garson's English rose garden, stealing both her petals and her heart as he plucks a blood-red rose (dark-gray in black-and-white) and hands it to the Mrs., purring “From Germany, with love.” Consumed by mad, expressionistic passion, the duo […]


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Peter Lorre & Greer Garson Movies