Lions, Towers & Shields #30 June 17, 2021
Huston’s “Treasure of the Sierra Madre”

There are No Tigers in Mexico

Bogart, Huston and Holt go hunting for gold in Mexico, and they find it. But it’s unlikely they’ll get to keep it. John Huston’s 1947 “Treasure of the Sierra Madre” includes some of the best performances of the three lead actors’ careers, and a lot of visual flourishes, social commentary and a giant blob of irony.

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The Movie: review/commentary on a single classic film *Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1947) trailer * Available to stream, rent or buy digitally * On disc: Blu-ray

Next time, we’ll watch The Women (1939)

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