I first saw john huston's the treasure of the sierra madre when i was very young , pre-teens and i hated it and as a kid who watched everything, saying i hated it was major i revisited the film by accident about 20 years later and found it a far more rewarding experience than i did as a 10-year-old boy. Greed, a despicable passion out of which other base ferments may spawn, is seldom treated in the movies with the frank and ironic contempt that is vividly manifested toward it in treasure of sierra madre and certainly the big stars of the movies are rarely exposed in such cruel light as that which is thrown on humphrey. John huston was rarely in better form than he was directing this 1948 study of gold fever and worse obsessions among an unlikely trio of prospectors ( humphrey bogart, tim holt, and walter huston) bogart is outstanding as the pathetic bully fred c dobbs, and walter huston won a deserved oscar for best supporting. One of those movies that has been on my favorite films list for years but i had never really gotten around to rewatching i'm so glad that i finally did, because the treasure of the sierra madre is a first rate classic a film-noir western adventure about greed revealing the darkest parts of our souls i know i just said film noir and. Synopsis gold in the hills, avarice in the hearts of men two hard-luck drifters ( humphrey bogart and tim holt) and a grizzled prospector (walter huston) discover gold then greed and a contender for john huston's greatest film, the treasure of the sierra madre oozes class from every single frame boasting top line. Badges, we don't need no stinkin' badges who said one of the most famous lines in film history as it turns out, nobody. The treasure of the sierra madre movie reviews & metacritic score: fred dobbs and bob curtin, two americans searching for work in mexico, convince an old pro. Rob's reviews of the maltese falcon and the treasure of the sierra madre blu- ray both films were directed by john huston and starred humphrey bogart.
Review by clarence beaks the treasure of the sierra madre is one of the best of the best things hollywood has done since it learned to talk — james agee one of the strongest of all american movies — pauline kael the critical firmament is in near total agreement on john huston's paean to the destructive power of. Read the full synopsis of the treasure of the sierra madre, 1948, directed by john huston, with humphrey bogart, walter huston, tim holt, at turner classic movies. It has been recognized as one of the first hollywood movies for which most of the shoot took place on location outside the united states humphrey bogart (centre) and walter huston (right) in the treasure of the sierra madre (1948) courtesy of warner brothers, inc set in mexico in the 1920s, the film follows two hard-luck. Home film reviews january 6, 1948 11:00pm pt the treasure of the sierra madre if the boxoffice is currently ailing from an over-diet of films that look too much alike, then this production is what the doctor ordered the treasure of the sierra madre is not only radically different, but it's a distinguished work that will.
Amazoncom: the treasure of the sierra madre [blu-ray]: humphrey bogart, walter huston, tim holt, bruce bennett, john huston: movies & tv editorial reviews gold in the hills, avarice in the hearts of men two hard-luck drifters ( humphrey bogart and tim holt) and a grizzled prospector (walter huston) discover gold. The treasure of the sierra madre is one of those classic films you have either seen or at least have heard of if you are any kind of movie buff whereas it certainly offers some entertainment i am not sure why it is considered such a classic sure it has the 'stinkin badges' line and bogie's character is immortalized in a bugs. The treasure of the sierra madre has 1636 ratings and 176 reviews brian said: hal croves, agent to novelist b traven, visited the set of his client's a cult masterpiece—the adventure novel that inspired john huston's classic film, by the elusive author who was a model for the.
John huston's the treasure of the sierra madre from 1948 is an indictment of capitalism and the insidious hold it takes on those who taste it the film tells the story of three men, down on their luck, in a foreign country who prospect for gold the yellow metal gets into their skin and threatens to blacken their. The treasure of the sierra madre (1948) is a classic tale of the elusive search for gold in the sierra madre mountains by a trio of ill-matched prospectors that meet in tampico, mexico director john huston's third feature film, is a combination adventure story and western shot almost entirely on location (one of the first.
Classic '40s tale of greed, betrayal, and murder read common sense media's the treasure of the sierra madre review, age rating, and parents guide.
When john huston came back from the war and humphrey bogart was a star big enough to choose his next project, the two of them chose to make a film about a seedy loser driven mad by greed wait till you see me in my next picture, bogart shouted to a movie critic outside a new york nightclub. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for max steiner: the treasure of the sierra madre [film score] - original soundtrack on allmusic - 2000 - this reviewer really wanted to love this cd the.
Movie review: the good, the bad, and the ugly - duration: 7:21 oscar robles 969 views 7:21 econpop - the economics of the treasure of the sierra madre - duration: 8:21 econstories 52,932 views 8:21 the treasure of the sierra madre (6/10) movie clip - no stinking badges (1948) hd. The treasure of the sierra madre directed by: john huston starring: tim holt, walter huston, humphrey bogart genres: adventure, drama, neo-western rated the #3 best film of 1948, and #176 in the greatest all-time movies ( according to rym users. Watch the treasure of the sierra madre movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at tvguidecom.