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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Overview:

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by John Huston and produced by Henry Blanke and Jack L. Warner.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by B. Traven published in 1927.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1990.

Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorWalter HustonWon
Best DirectorJohn HustonWon
Best WritingJohn HustonWon
Best PictureWarner Bros.Nominated
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Field Trip: Screening of "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" at AMC River East 21

By Stephen Reginald on Jan 12, 2018 From Classic Movie Man

Field Trip: Screening of "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" at AMC River East 21 Treasure of the Sierra Madre on the big screen Date: January 14 at River East 21, 322 East Illinois · Chicago, IL Time: 2:00 p.m. TCM Big Screen Classics Presents The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, A Sp... Read full article


Win Tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (70th Anniversary) (Giveaway runs December 14 ? December 30)

By Annmarie Gatti on Dec 13, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win Tix to see ?The Treasure of the Sierra Madre? on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, Jan 14 and Tuesday, Jan 16! ?Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges. I don’t have to show you any stinking badges.” CMH is thrilled to announce the 3rd ... Read full article


The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 17, 2015 From 4 Star Films

?If you was to make a real strike, you couldn?t be dragged away.? Not even the threat of miserable death would keep you from trying to add ten thousand more.? Ten you?d want to get twenty-five, twenty-five you?d want to get fifty, fifty a hundred.? Like roulette. One more turn, you know.? Always one... Read full article


The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

By Beatrice on Mar 21, 2015 From Flickers in Time

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Directed by John Huston Written by John Huston based on the novel by B. Traven 1948/USA Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/Warner Bros. DVD #223 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die John Huston’s tale of gold lust will never grow old. Fred C. Dobbs (Humphr... Read full article


Lux Radio Theater – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre – 1949

By Bogart Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From The Bogie Film Blog

My Review —Huston and Bogart are Awesome— Producer: William Keighley Honorary Bogie Radio Fix: out of 5 Bogies! The Lowdown Two down-on-their-luck men pool their resources with an old prospector to search for gold in Mexico. You can read my original write up on the film here. What I ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Dobbs: Conscience. What a thing. If you believe you got a conscience it'll pester you to death. But if you don't believe you got one, what could it do t'ya? Makes me sick, all this talking and fussing about nonsense.


Howard: I know what gold does to men's souls.


Dobbs: Nobody puts one over on Fred C. Dobbs.


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Facts about

Humphrey Bogart's and Tim Holt's very first scene together was also the very first scene shot.
Producer Henry Blanke had originally wanted John Garfield in the Tim Holt role, but Garfield was unavailable. Ronald Reagan was then considered.
John Huston has a cameo as an American tourist. This scene was directed by Humphrey Bogart, who took malicious pleasure on his director by making him perform the scene over and over again.
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