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Richard J. Leskosky: ‘Maltese Falcon’ a case of remake improvement – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette


Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Richard J. Leskosky: ‘Maltese Falcon’ a case of remake improvement
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Warner Bros. originally filmed the story in 1931, with the same title as the novel. Roy Del Ruth, best known for middling comedies and musicals, directed Latin lover Ricardo Cortez in the Sam Spade role and Bebe Daniels as his sexy client. It did