In a clever spoof of The Maltese Falcon, Maureen O'Riley puts a valuable bird sculpture from Malta on display at a museum, but it disappears without a trace and it's up to Mathnet find the truth.
Did You Know?
"The Maltese Pigeon" extensively spoofs the Dashiell Hammett
novel "The Maltese Falcon," written in the 1920s and filmed at least 3 times. Some obvious details are that Maureen O'Reilly is an analog of the novel's Bridget O'Shaughnessy, and Jasper Stoutman represents Casper Gutman. However, Noel Sphinx is a wholly original creation who does not resemble any character in the original story. See more
Spoofs The Maltese Falcon