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Happy Birthday Dasheill Hammett

Famed crime noir author Dasheill Hammett was born this day 130 years ago. Today, he is best remembered for writing the novels and short stories that inspired the adventures of Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, and The Glass key.

We were fortunate enough to find this seldom seen, Made-For-TV adaptation of his novel The Glass Key:

And, of course, our sister shop Hemlock Bazaar has a bit of Hammett to celebrate as well.

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