'The Maltese Falcon' returns to theaters at ripe age of 80

'The Maltese Falcon' returns to theaters at ripe age of 80

1/27/2021 3:20:00 AM

'The Maltese Falcon' returns to theaters at ripe age of 80

The “Maltese Falcon” is celebrating its 80th anniversary and is returning to theaters through Fathom Events for a limited engagement on Wednesday

John Huston’s debut may have been over 20 years old by the time Danny was born, but the film that helped define the noir genre and launch both his and Bogart’s careers still factored heavily in his life from an earlyGrowing up in Ireland, one of his favorite memories was when his father would bring out the projector and they’d gather around to watch his films. “The Maltese Falcon” was always a highlight.

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“It’s like a good book,” Huston said. “You find new things when you revisit it.”Now the film that no one believed in is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It’s returning to theaters through Fathom Events for a limited engagement on Wednesday.“It’s an important film to see if you love films and I think it stands the test of time. It’s gripping in its speed but it’s not reckless. And the lines! It had such memorable lines,” Huston said. “The dialogue in ‘Maltese Falcon’ is action, pure action.”

Huston loves talking about his father, who gave him advice and unforgettable experiences along the way. When he was a teenager, his father brought him along to Morocco for the shoot of “The Man Who Would Be King” with Sean Connery and Michael Caine.And when Huston himself was thinking about directing, his father told him to treat every scene as if it’s the most important and to never feel bashful about asking family for help. headtopics.com

reminded him that he’d even called on his own father for “The Maltese Falcon.” Walter Huston famously appears in a cameo role as the man who delivers the falcon.Please enter your email addressPlease enter a valid email addressPlease enter a valid email address

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