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Looking Back: ‘Treasure of the Sierra Madre’ Wins Big at Oscars

20 February 2014 5:43 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Movies were more than half a century old when writer-director John Huston made “Treasure of the Sierra Madre” in 1947, but shooting “on location” wasn’t the norm, especially not for the major Hollywood studios. But Huston was not only a brilliant screenwriter and director (and later, actor), he was also a determined cinematic innovator, a fact perhaps lost amid the large swath he cut with his bigger-than-life antics and dazzling handling of actors and material.

In the case of “Sierra Madre,” Huston fought hard for the use of Mexican landscapes, captured so memorably by d.p. Ted McCord. His win has been described as “a radical move” by film historians.

The result didn’t excite studio boss Jack Warner until the film started scoring with critics. It went on to win Oscars for Huston’s writing and directing and also garnered his father, Walter, a supporting actor Oscar.

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- Steven Gaydos

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