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)
|Best Supporting Actor||Walter Huston||Won|
|Best Director||John Huston||Won|
|Best Writing||John Huston||Won|
|Best Picture||Warner Bros.||Nominated|
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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: Without me, you two would die here, more miserable than rats.
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Director John Huston had read the book "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" by B. Traven in 1936 and had always thought the material would make a great movie. Based on a 19th-century ballad by a German poet, Traven's book reminded Huston of his own adventures in the Mexican cavalry. When Huston became a director at Warner Bros., the smashing success of his initial effort, The Maltese Falcon, gave him the clout to ask to write and direct the project, for which Warner Bros. had previously secured the movie rights.
John Huston wrote the part of Howard specifically for his father, Walter Huston. The character that appears in the original novel is much older. Indeed, author B. Traven had envisaged Lewis Stone in the part.
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