The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a American dramatic adventurous neo- western written and directed by John Huston. It is an adaptation of B. Traven’s. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. LibraryThing Review. User Review – stef7sa – LibraryThing. Dont expect too much of psychology here, its mainly an adventure tale, or rather a series of those.

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At the remote diggings, she endures privations better than her husband, and handles her poorly paid employee adroitly. The main characters, Americans in Mexico in the s, don’t have much of a past. Exasperated, he renounces his faith in the Virgin. Dobbs and the others feel the powerful lure of the precious metal. The film was among the first films to be selected.

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El Tesoro De La Sierra Madre

Views Read Edit View history. What if you don’t win? Frustrated at the paucity of teeoro, they slash the bags and contents pour out, swept away by the wind. Traven’s novel is a well-told adventure story, set in Mexico, with themes of greed and duplicity.

Three stories within a story provide historical and social significance for the outer narrative. Dobbs, regretting having agreed to transport Howard’s gear, lashes out at Curtin. Warner’s expectation was validated in that the initial box office take was brno.


He takes Curtin to his home, and Howard is notified that a gringo needs medical care. Dieses Buch hat sich echt gezogen, was, wie ich denke, daran lag, dass darin leider nicht wirklich etwas passiert.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Disappointed members of his party become furious and try to extract the location from him by torture.

Gold Hat and his men dismount and enter the campsite on foot, expecting xierra encounter only a lone hunter. He postures as an anti-capitalist and comrade to revolutionaries so as to win the loyalty of his newly arrived European laborers, who are sympathetic to Bolshevism. Bogart was given the main role of Fred C.

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I can see why it may have been a best-seller in the U. In the first place, it changes your character entirely.

It turns out that a local newspaper printed a false story that accused the filmmakers of making a production that was unflattering to Mexico.

The movie made from this book by Huston, with Bogart as the character “Dobbs”, won three academy awards. Tilton is coerced, against his better judgment, to lead an expedition to relocate the legendary Green Water Mine.

El tesoro de la Sierra Madre – B. Traven – Google Books

Do you buy that lottery ticket? The prospectors gladly submit to be madr and go their way. Before they can deploy them, a company of genuine mounted police, alerted by villagers, appear and pursue Gold Hat and his gang as they flee the encampment. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


If contraband is found that does not match their social status or gender, they are assumed to be bandits. I read most of this on a plane, and it really held my attention. Travenwhose identity remains unknown. Warner had reason to be upset.

El tesoro de la sierra madre / The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Tesork claim is beginning to show signs of depletion and the men set a tesodo of departure of weeks. Traven had been photographed once. The horror really begins torward the end with the chapter that starts with “A night of horror began for Curtin.

The men prepare themselves for a desperate struggle. In sight of Durango, he is reassured that the law and order that protects property in civilized areas will assert itself.