Episode 94. Huston’s Hollywood

The grand human dramas of Golden Age director John Huston are the topic today as Alex and Jonathan look at The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), and The Man Who Would Be King (1975). We talk about how Huston incorporates real life experience into his writing and directing, how he blends characters and themes, and various technical aspects of Huston’s directing.

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Skip to: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (10:52), The Asphalt Jungle (37:55), The Man Who Would Be King (1:00:00), Overall (1:22:07), Coming Attractions (1:34:10)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Coming Attractions – Elaine May

Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick

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