One of cinema’s legendary features of 1948 will be returning to the big screen for its 70th anniversary.
The revival presentation of the 1948 screen adaptation of B. Traven’s novel will take place in participating cinema venues from coast-to-coast on Sun., Jan. 14 and Tue., Jan. 16* at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. local time.
The TCM “Big Screen Classics” 70th anniversary showcase of “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” (1948) will also feature pre-recorded opening introduction and closing conclusion segments by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz.
Directed by John Huston, the players who appeared in “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” were Humphrey Bogart (as Dobbs), Walter Huston (as Howard), Tim Holt (as Curtin), Bruce Bennett (as Cody), Barton MacLane (as McCormick), Alfonso Bedoya (as Gold Hat), A. Soto Rangel (as Presidente), Robert Blake (in an uncredited role as a boy selling lottery tickets), a pre-“Lone Ranger” Jay Silverheels (in an uncredited role as a pier Indian guide) and Jack Holt (in an uncredited role as a flophouse bum). John Huston also made an uncredited bit cameo appearance in the film as an American tourist in Tampico.