Hollywood Classics: THE MALTESE FALCON. Marie Cahill.

Hollywood Classics: THE MALTESE FALCON

New York: Smithmark Publishers, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. From the library of Hugh Hefner (1926-2017), accompanied by a letter of provenance from the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation. The Playboy magazine founder was an avid cinephile and among his favorites was the 1941 film adaptation of the classic Dashiell Hammett novel with Humphrey Bogart starring as detective Sam Spade. Hefner kept a Maltese Falcoln statuette in his bedroom at the Playboy Mansion, which regularly hosted screenings of the movie. Quarto. Original black cloth binding, with silver titles. Mild shelfwear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Offered together with a copy of The Maltese Falcon (1974), a pictorial presentation of the film script edited by Richard J. Anobile, also from Hefner's personal library. Very good / Very good. Item #68840
ISBN: 083174572X

Price: $150.00

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