Humphrey Bogart

Art of Film: Maltese Falcon

Cover of "The Maltese Falcon"

See Sam Spade, private detective, take on a case involving a trio of eccentric crooks, a beautiful liar, and the hunt for a priceless object!  Join Lincoln Parish Library and NCLAC (North Central Louisiana Arts Council) at the screening of The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet, and Peter Lorre for the series The Art of Film on Thursday, November 11 at 6pm in the Lincoln Parish Library Meeting Room.  Attend the movie to help plan next year’s selections, enjoy delicious homemade treats, and hear juicy trivia on the making of the picture.  Dashiell Hammett is the author of the books behind The Maltese Falcon and the December screening of The Thin Man.  Oscar-nominated for Best Picture, Screenplay, and Supporting Actor, the first true film noir is included in the National Film Registry.  The Library of Congress preserves the Registry’s collection of important films. Details are available on, where the feature ranks in the Top 100.  The Art of Film series is presented monthly and features trivia, themed treats, and popcorn.   For more information or to make suggestions for the series, call Megan Davenport at 513-6410 or visit  This program is free and open to the public.