PG | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.
Peter Boyle replaced Brian Keith. Reportedly, Keith left the film because of the extended production process clashed with upcoming commitments. Keith can still be seen in some of the movie's long shots.
He was good.
Hammett: He was the best - in his heyday.
$8,222 (USA) (19 September 1982)
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