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.
Sydney Greenstreet was cast whenever the production had difficulty finding an actor large enough.
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.
(at around 1h 27 mins) When Sam first puts the Falcon on the table Gutman is smoking a cigar. When he begins to scratch the Falcon there is no cigar in sight.