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When originally sold to television in the 1950s, the title was changed to "Dangerous Female" in order to avoid confusion with its illustrious remake, The Maltese Falcon (1941). Fifty years later, Turner Classic Movies restored its original title card. However, as recently as April 27, 2017, the service used by cable companies to provide data for their viewing guides used the "Dangerous Female" title for TCM's showing of the movie on that date.
Art director Robert M. Haas performed the same function on The Maltese Falcon (1941).
The American Film Institute Catalog of Feature Films 1931-1940 credits the uncredited role of the District Attorney to Oscar Apfel. This is incorrect; the role is played by an unmistakable Morgan Wallace as correctly listed on IMDb.
When Sam Spade (Ricard Cortez) makes a phone call to his secretary Effie at home, he calls out her phone number as Berkeley, Double 0-7.
The paper money frequently exchanged back and forth may most likely be stage money, but has the exact same look as the real paper money of the period, a welcome improvement over the artificial looking stage money imposed upon filmmakers of the post-code era.
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Towards the end of the movie when they show the newspaper with the headline police solve 3 maltese falcon killings ! .. There is a fly walking on the headline .
|Complete credited cast:|
|Bebe Daniels||-||Ruth Wonderly|
|Ricardo Cortez||-||Sam Spade|
|Dudley Digges||-||Casper Gutman|
|Una Merkel||-||Effie Perine|
|Robert Elliott||-||Detective Lt. Dundy|
|Thelma Todd||-||Iva Archer|
|Otto Matieson||-||Dr. Joel Cairo|
|Walter Long||-||Miles Archer|
|Dwight Frye||-||Wilmer Cook|
|J. Farrell MacDonald||-||Det. Sgt. Tom Polhouse|