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Sunday Matinee Classics: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film

Perhaps Humphrey Bogartís finest performance, here is presented the 1948 classic tale of gold and greed in the mountains and backcountry of Mexico and the uncompromising dark side of human nature. Many tales have been told of the lust for money and the greed and destruction that ensues, but what sets this story apart is the artistry behind the movie, the stark performances, the direction, the cinematography and the superbly adapted screenplay from the B. Traven novel. A before and after commentary is included.