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Monday, February 14, 2005

Valentine's Day Movie Suggestions

Coincidence? I think not.

Today is the 75th Anniversary of the release of Dashiel Hammett's groundbreaking "hard-boiled" detective novel, The Maltese Falcon.

You humble correspondent just happens to own a copy of the classic John Huston movie, on DVD. Sold to him together with the other classic Valentine's Day movie: Casablanca.

So now there is no excuse not to enjoy both of them this evening.

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