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Intricate, fast-paced, classic mystery about a cynical private eye who becomes involved in the dangerous quest for a priceless 16th-century black statuette. After his partner is murdered, the detective takes on angry cops, a bewildering seductress, and an array of deliciously eccentric villains. John Huston's directorial debut, with a script by Huston from the novel by Dashiell Hammett.