The Maltese Falcon was a great film that got John Huston nominated for three Academy Awards. It is hard to get nominated for that many awards. In fact, it is hard to get nominated for just one, but three lets you know that it was a great movie. The Maltese Falcon is about a private investigator who gets entangled with three greedy adventurers. These three greedy and murderous adventurers compete with each other to obtain a great fabulous jewel statuette of a falcon. It is said that this falcon jewel is worth millions of dollars by itself. As you can tell, the movie just gets better from there, and these actors give you a great show. That is what makes this movie so great and so much fun to watch. In fact, this is a movie that will keep you on the end of your seat to the very end. The Maltese Falcon was rated one of the greatest films of all time by Mr. Roger Ebert (who is one of the most well known movie critics of all time). In fact, the story was so great that Entertainment Weekly named this film one of the first films of that genre, because it was so much different than everything else that was out at that time. This film premiered on October 3 1941 in the great City of New York. Later in 1989, this film was put into the Library of Congress National Film Registry. This is a great movie, either way you look at it.
If you have never seen The Maltese Falcon then you have no idea what you are in for. Although you may have seen better movies now in this day and age, you cannot forget that this is one of those movies that cleared the way for other great movies like it. This is a movie that is going to be hard to find because it is so old. If you are lucky you will be able to find it on the internet as a DVD so you can add it to your collection. However, if you spend a little bit of time looking for it online, I am sure you will be able to find this great American classic film. You should start looking for The Maltese Falcon today. I am sure you will love the movie. Of course, if you do not like black and white movies, it could be hard for you to get into it, but if you can, you will see what a great story it has in it.