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Episode description: Details the complex and often contradictory life of the detective story master who created Sam Spade and Nick and Nora Charles. Hammett began his writing career in 1921 while recovering from tuberculosis, basing such classics as The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, and The Glass Key on his own previous experiences as a private eye in San Francisco.

Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)

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