The Maltese Falcon - Study Guide Saturday Night Summary & Analysis

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Spade leaves his office and takes a roundabout way to a bus terminal, where he rents a locker and mails the locker key to his office address. From there, Spade continues to the Alexandria Hotel to find Brigid. Upon arrival, Spade finds not Brigid but Rhea, Gutman's daughter, who has clearly been drugged. Spade walks the young woman around the apartment so that she will not pass out, and Rhea soon confides to Spade that Brigid has been taken to an apartment in Burlingame, a San Francisco suburb.

Spade tucks Rhea into bed, leaves the hotel suite and phones a doctor to come to the young woman's aid. Spade hires a car and driver to get to Burlingame, but the apartment house is empty and dark when he arrives. Realizing that he has been led on a merry chase, Spade returns to Gutman's hotel to...

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