Not Rated | | Film-Noir, Mystery
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
John Huston recruited Mary Astor to play a prank on his father, Walter Huston, after the elder Huston had filmed his cameo. Astor called up Walter, telling him she was producer Hal B. Wallis' secretary, and that Wallis thought he'd overacted during his scene. Huston was enraged, declaring that ... ...
Effie Perine: There's a girl wants to see you. Her name's Wonderly.
Sam Spade: Customer?
Effie Perine: I guess so. You'll want to see her anyway. She's a knockout.
Sam Spade: Shoo her in, Effie darling, shoo her in.
When Archer first enters Sam's office in the opening scene, he opens the door and is smoking a cigarette. Archer quickly removes something from his mouth nonchalantly with his right hand, he immediately puts his hand down to his side and then discards it on the floor hoping it wasn't noticed, it is a toothpick. When he comes into the room, he has 2 distinct items in his mouth, one a cigarette, the other is the toothpick he tosses to the floor.
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