Film, Video The Maltese Falcon at 75.

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Title

  • The Maltese Falcon at 75.

Summary

  • To mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon," literary scholar and Hammett specialist Richard Layman presented an informal talk, "The Maltese Falcon at 75." The event was organized by the LC's Center for the Book and cosponsored by the Mystery Writers of America. "The Maltese Falcon," published in 1930, featured detective Sam Spade. In the introduction to his documentary volume, Layman states: "The Maltese Falcon" has endured because it rewards so many types of readers.

Names

  • Library of Congress.
  • Library of Congress. Center for the Book, sponsoring body.

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2005-02-15.

Headings

  • -  Literature

Notes

  • -  Richard Layman.
  • -  Recorded on 2005-02-15.
  • -  Kids, Families.
  • -  Researchers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021687678

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. The Maltese Falcon at 75. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-15, 2005. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687678/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Center For The Book, S. B. (2005) The Maltese Falcon at 75. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-15. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687678/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. The Maltese Falcon at 75. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-15, 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687678/>.