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The 39 Steps
Richard Hannay is on vacation in London when he meets a mysterious woman who tells him of a spy ring which she is trying to crack. She doesn’t know the identity of the master spy, but does know a few revealing details. Later she is murdered– before Hannay can learn anything more. His own life now in danger, Hannay sets out to solve a mystery.
The Big Sleep
Private eye Philip Marlowe is hired to protect General Sternwood’s young daughter from her indiscretions, and finds, several murders later, that he has fallen in love with her elder sister.
Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband’s extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.
An insurance man and a suburban wife conspire to trick her husband into signing a policy that pays double for accidental death– then push him from a train. It’s an almost perfect crime.
Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte
A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband’s murder when her cousin reopens the case.
The Lady Vanishes
An old woman’s disappearance during a train ride from Switzerland to England leads a young couple into a web of international espionage.
The Maltese Falcon
Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the ‘Maltese Falcon’, a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind.
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.
The Third Man
Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market.
Witness for the Prosecution
A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant’s mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion.