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Writer: Dashiell Hammett

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011 in Featured, The Arts, Writers | Comments Off on Writer: Dashiell Hammett

Every now and again, one person comes along who changes the tide of a literary genre. Dashiell Hammett took the genteel mystery novel...

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Film: The Thin Man

Posted by on Apr 29, 2010 in Film | 1 comment

I owe a lot of my love for classic films to my wife, and one of the treasures that she helped me to discover was The Thin Man. Based on a...

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Film: The Maltese Falcon

Posted by on Sep 30, 2009 in Film | Comments Off on Film: The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett wrote the book. John Huston directed the film. And Humphrey Bogart made it memorable. The Maltese Falcon, which premiered...

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