By Oliver Gettell
Updated February 09, 2016 at 10:27 PM EST
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The Maltese Falcon

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The Maltese Falcon is celebrating its diamond anniversary with a trip to the movies.

The 1941 film noir classic starring Humphrey Bogart as a private eye who gets mixed up in the hunt for a jewel-encrusted statuette is returning to theaters nationwide Sunday, Feb. 21, and Wednesday, Feb. 24, via Fathom Events. Screenings will take place at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. local time, with specially produced commentary from Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz.

Adapted from the Dashiell Hammett novel by John Huston, who also made his direcorial debut, The Maltese Falcon features mention groundbreaking cinematography by Arthur Edeson and an indelible performance by Bogart as the hardboiled detective Sam Spade. The film earned three Oscar nominations: for Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Sydney Greenstreet), and Adapted Screenplay.

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Visit the Fathom website for more information and to buy tickets.

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The Maltese Falcon

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