September 19, 2013

The Maltese Falcon Onscreen at City Honors School

The City Honors School in Buffalo, New York, will kick off their monthly “Cinema on the Hill” film series with The Maltese Falcon (1941) on Thursday, September 19, 2013. The series will benefit the film program at the school. The complete series schedule may be found on the School website.

The program will begin at 7 pm in the Auditorium at City Honors School.

Admission is $3 for all seats. Popcorn will be available for purchase for $1, and beverages for $2 – however, a ticket, popcorn, and beverage combo is available for $5. A series ticket, including refreshments, may be purchased for $40.

The City Honors School is located at 186 East North Street, in Buffalo, New York. Directions, including a map, may be found on the school’s website.

In The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre, Stephen Youngkin discusses the making of The Maltese Falcon, as well as the on- and off-set friendship between Peter Lorre and Humprey Bogart.

The two actors met while working on Falcon and remained friends to the end of Bogart’s life, making a total of five movies together – four during Peter’s Warner Bros. period.

The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is available for the Nook and Kindle, hard-bound and soft-bound editions.

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