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The Petrified Forest (1936) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Archie Mayo and produced by Hal B. Wallis.

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A Floresta Petrificada / The Petrified Forest (1936)

By L? on Apr 7, 2018 From Critica Retro

A Floresta Petrificada / The Petrified Forest (1936) Quantos filmes interessantes come?am em um posto de gasoline / restaurante? Vejamos: “Beija-me, Idiota” (1964) ? o primeiro que me vem ? mente. Tamb?m h? “Fuga do Passado” (1947) e muitos outros filmes noir. Mas em ... Read full article


The Petrified Forest (1936)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 9, 2015 From 4 Star Films

If I dare say this film begins as a rather dull budding love story between a philosophical drifting author (Leslie Howard) and a inquisitive young server (Bette Davis) at a roadside gas station in Arizona. It looks like it’s not to be as he is intent on moving on but then comes murderer Duke M... Read full article


The Petrified Forest (1936)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 9, 2015 From 4 Star Films

If I dare say this film begins as a rather dull budding love story between a philosophical drifting author (Leslie Howard) and a inquisitive young server (Bette Davis) at a roadside gas station in Arizona. It looks like it’s not to be as he is intent on moving on but then comes murderer Duke M... Read full article


The Screen Guild Theater Presents: The Petrified Forest – 1940

By Bogart Fan on Jan 18, 2015 From The Bogie Film Blog

My Review ?Needs More Bogart? Honorary Bogie Radio Fix: The Lowdown For my full synopsis of the plot to The Petrified Forest click here. What I Thought This one was just another amazing jewel to be found as an extra on the ?Humphrey Bogart: The Essential Collection? box set. While the play/film was... Read full article


The Bogart Film Affair Ep 5 – The Petrified Forest

By Bogart Fan on Jan 4, 2015 From The Bogie Film Blog

It’s a week late, but here’s episode 5 of ‘The Bogart Film Affair’ podcast! I discuss 1936’s The Petrified Forest with Bogart, Bette Davis, and Leslie Howard, as well as the 1955 made-for-television version where Bogart reprises his iconic gangster role with Lauren Baca... Read full article


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Quotes from

Duke Mantee: You can talk sitting down; I seen ya' doing it.


Gabrielle Maple: Petrified forest is a lot of dead trees in the desert that have turned to stone. Here's a good specimen.
Alan Squier: So that was once a tree? Hmmm. Petrified forest, eh? Suitable haven for me. Well, perhaps that's what I'm destined to become, an interesting fossil for future study.


Duke Mantee: Maybe you're right, pal.
Alan Squier: Oh, I'm eternally right. But what good does it do me?


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Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 7, 1940 with Humphrey Bogart reprising his film role.
The character of Duke Mantee was mainly inspired by bank robber John Dillinger.
Constance Bergen is in studio records/casting call lists for the role of "Doris," but she did not appear, although her character name is mentioned.
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