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Iconic bird statuette from 'The Maltese Falcon' to be auctioned
Iconic bird statuette from 'The Maltese Falcon' to be auctioned

At the end of John Huston's 1941 film noir "The Maltese Falcon," gumshoe Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) says that the iconic statuette of the bird is "the stuff dreams are made of." One of the statuettes used in the classic mystery-thriller is being offered to the highest bidder at the aptly titled "What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century of Movie Magic at Auction, as Curated by Turner Classic Movies." The special sale will be held Nov. 25 in New York by fine art auctioneers and appraisers Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies. A portion of the proceeds will go to Martin Scorsese's the Film Foundation, which preserves and protects motion picture history. Prior...

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