Raymond Chandler-Inspired Movie Classics

We’ll start off today by noting that the 1941 classic pictured above had nothing to do with today’s subject, novelist/screenwriter Raymond Chandler. The Maltese Falcon was based upon a novel by Chandler’s compatriot in crime fiction, Dashiell Hammett. The central character, Sam Spade, a hardnosed, San Francisco-based gumshoe, is played Humphrey Bogart.  Bogart also introduces […]