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The Falcon in Film from Hammett to Huston

Speaker Julie Rivett and Free Film Screening at OMA

The Oceanside Public Library is proud to host Julie Rivett at a special free film screening of The Maltese Falcon at the Oceanside Museum of Art on Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. as part of The Big Read in Oceanside. Rivett, granddaughter of Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon, will introduce the film by describing the Falcon’s sometimes faltering footsteps from hardboiled fiction to classic film noir. A screening of The Maltese Falcon directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart will follow. The Oceanside Museum of Art is located at 704 Pier View Way in Oceanside. Seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. For a complete listing of Big Read events in Oceanside and for more information, please visit, call the Library at 760-435-5600, or stop by any Oceanside Public Library location.

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