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  • The Three Sam Spades: The Shifting Model of American Masculinity in the Three Films of The Maltese Falcon
  • Philippa Gates

Before he was a man's man in the 1940s, Spade (Ricardo Cortez) was a ladies' man in Del Ruth's 1931 The Maltese Falcon (aka Dangerous Female). Ruth Wonderly (Bebe Daniels) spends the night in Spade's apartment. Courtesy of Photofest.


					Before he was a man's man in the 1940s, Spade (Ricardo Cortez) was a ladies' man in Del Ruth's 1931 The Maltese Falcon (aka Dangerous Female). Ruth Wonderly (Bebe Daniels) spends the night in Spade's apartment. Courtesy of Photofest.

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ISSN
1559-7989
Print ISSN
0306-7661
Pages
7-26
Launched on MUSE
2008-10-22
Open Access
No
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