Howard Duff (1913 1990) was a tough, ruggedly handsome actor known for his forlorn-looking brows, which added a touch of vulnerability to his macho exterior. He and his wife, actress Ida Lupino, were one of Hollywood s premier couples in its 1950 s golden age.
Dashiell Hammett created the character Sam Spade for his crime story The Maltese Falcon. Spade was a hard-boiled detective with cold detachment, a keen eye for detail, and an unflinching determination to exact his own justice. For most people, Spade is mo...[SEE MORE]