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(Onion AV Club)   So you think you know who wrote the Treasure Of The Sierra Madre? Well, think again, and get ready for a deep dive down the rabbit hole   (aux.avclub.com) divider line
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2020-10-25 10:54:50 AM  
10 votes:
Wow...we got some cranky pants posting.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a great film.   The two Iraq wars were indeed started by a man named George Bush.  Did "Traven" steal the works?   Maybe,

All that aside, I had no idea about the mysterious B. Traven.   That's an interesting rabbithole to go down with my morning coffee.

There is a good article on wikipedia about it (yes, really)....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._Trav​e​n#The_mystery_of_B._Traven's_biography​
 
2020-10-26 3:22:07 PM  
4 votes:

Nicholas D. Wolfwood: EvilEgg: Who cares?  It's an awful movie with one cool line.

Besides the self-evident fact that 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre' is a terrific movie, it has *at minimum*, TWO iconic lines:

"Badges?  We don't need no stinkin' badges!"

and

"Say, buddy, could ya help out a fellow American who's down on his luck?"


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2020-10-25 9:20:35 AM  
4 votes:
FTA: "The Gulf War was the first of two wars waged by an American president named George Bush against Iraq."


Apparently this article was written by a moron.
 
2020-10-25 5:14:10 PM  
3 votes:

EvilEgg: Who cares?  It's an awful movie with one cool line.


Besides the self-evident fact that 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre' is a terrific movie, it has *at minimum*, TWO iconic lines:

"Badges?  We don't need no stinkin' badges!"

and

"Say, buddy, could ya help out a fellow American who's down on his luck?"
 
2020-10-25 11:36:15 AM  
3 votes:
"the creative person should have no other biography than his works."

This is why there's no information in my Fark profile.

Seriously though, they should have known it was Hal Croves, since that's an anagram for Veal Sorch

/I think it's still a very good movie
 
2020-10-25 11:15:03 PM  
2 votes:
The summer of 1986, when I was in high school, Big Audio Dynamite's "Medicine Show" was very popular on Salt Lake's new wave radio station. It features lots of sampled lines from Good, Bad, & Ugly, as well as a sample of the "stinking badges" line. Rewatching GB&U is fun to spot all the samples used in the song. But a couple samples are from other spaghetti westerns.

When I saw Sierra Madre on tv, and heard the Stinking Badges line, it was a weird "that's from the song!" moment.
 
2020-10-25 7:00:17 PM  
2 votes:

WordsnCollision: Old and hot: Fred C. Dobbs

New busted-ness: Lou Dobbs


Counterpoint/

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2020-10-25 6:27:17 PM  
2 votes:

Nicholas D. Wolfwood: EvilEgg: Who cares?  It's an awful movie with one cool line.

Besides the self-evident fact that 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre' is a terrific movie, it has *at minimum*, TWO iconic lines:

"Badges?  We don't need no stinkin' badges!"

and

"Say, buddy, could ya help out a fellow American who's down on his luck?"


Not to mention a cameo from John Huston and Robert Blake's uncredited role as the lottery ticket boy
 
2020-10-25 11:02:02 AM  
2 votes:
i don't have to show you any stinkin authors
 
2020-10-25 8:54:53 AM  
2 votes:
Who cares?  It's an awful movie with one cool line.
 
2020-10-26 5:16:27 PM  
1 vote:

OtherLittleGuy: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: EvilEgg: Who cares?  It's an awful movie with one cool line.

Besides the self-evident fact that 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre' is a terrific movie, it has *at minimum*, TWO iconic lines:

"Badges?  We don't need no stinkin' badges!"

and

"Say, buddy, could ya help out a fellow American who's down on his luck?"

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God, I was so young when I first saw that cartoon, I had *no idea* who Humphrey Bogart was.

It was only in 2017 that Jubal and I sat down to watch 'Treasure of the Sierra Madre'.  The first time Bogey pulls the 'Fellow American down on his luck' line, we both stared at each other, each having the same epiphany -

"Oh, so THAT'S where Warner Bros. got that bit for the Bugs Bunny cartoon!"

I pride myself on being a wealth of useless knowledge, but it beggars the imagination that *both* of us old farts could have had the same hole in our pop culture knowledgebases.

/ Jubal had one more epiphany from that film.  Long ago, he had spent a lot of time playing an early PC game, Snake Gulch, with a robot prospector named "Fred C. DOS".  Now, *he* had seen 'Treasure of the Sierra Madre' long, long ago, but he never made the connection.
// "It's a small world, but I'd hate to have to paint it."
 
2020-10-25 9:40:40 AM  
1 vote:
The whole thing was borrowed from elsewhere in any case.
 
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