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Treasure of the Sierra Madres In Treasure of the Sierra Madres Humphrey Bogart plays Dobbs an American cowboy in Mexico He live on nothing always borrowing money and doing odd jobs He meets Curtin whom he befriends They spend time working together and make some money Finally the meet Howard an old timer who knows a thing or two about prospecting The three of them combine their money along with what Dobbs wins in the lottery and decide to go and try their luck with prospecting They hit it rich but then the reality hits them along with greed and many suspicions All three characters are affected differently They all have their own way to handle the situation and each other At first Dobbs is the one saying That he only want a certain amount then would leave In the end his greed costs him his life along with the sin of shooting to kill Curtin Dobbs is overwhelmed by all the gold and goes crazy to keep it all for himself He Doesnt win in the end Curtin is a very down to earth character He and Howard are the least affected characters Curtin just goes along with however much they take When Howard is called away by the Indians he looks out for Howards goods He is responsible and fair in his actions He has great plans realistic plans for what to do with his gold Unfortunately Because of his trying to protect howards gold he loses his friendship with Dobbs and almost his life He is saved and comes out okay Howard is probably the least affected character Because he has been around gold so much he doesnt think much about the big find He knows how people act around it and tells Dobbs and Curtin but Dobbs doesnt hear him Howard has great plans for his money He knows that Curtin is a good guy and trusts
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