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Eddie G. is fantastic and steals this Huston classic. 8)
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I agree with Eddie G. But also Claire Trevor as Gaye Dawn is amazing. Got to love the co-stars, some of my favorite charactor actors, Thomas Gomez and Dan Seymour and Marc Lawrence as Ziggy. The film is one of John Huston's best.

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vallo wrote:I agree with Eddie G. But also Claire Trevor as Gaye Dawn is amazing. Got to love the co-stars, some of my favorite charactor actors, Thomas Gomez and Dan Seymour and Marc Lawrence as Ziggy. The film is one of John Huston's best.

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The entire cast is amazing. Thomas Gomez was excellent in his role of Curly. :D
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I think Claire and Eddie were taking the juiciest moments of this film and
and running with 'em like the wind!
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Hi Vallo and Ken! I couldn't agree with you more!! I also enjoyed Mr. Barrymore's role.
And hello to you too, SueSue!
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HI! Shonna...Welcome Home..
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I think Eddie G is fabulous in this film...but I don't know if he 'steals' it. Not from Bogie, anyway. ;)

I do love him in this role and thought he did an excellent job in it...but he didn't exactly cover any new territory for him or anything....

I still favor Bogie in this film...but Eddie did do an excellent job.
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Hello Shonna,
I am glad that you are here also. :wink:
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Thank you Ken! Likewise! :D
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Let's not forget Jay Silverheels as one of the two Osceola brothers on the run from the sheriff. He went on to immortality as The Lone Ranger's "faithful Indian sidekick" Tonto.

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Post by MikeBSG »

This one has a marvellous cast. There is Lionel Barrymore as the gruff old man, and each gangster seems to have some individuality.

I read once that this was a tough shoot and that Raoul Walsh actually directed the shootout on the boat. Does anyone know if this is true? (The souce, Carlos Clarens' "Crime Films" seemed a little hostile to this film and to John Huston.)
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>>I read once that this was a tough shoot and that Raoul Walsh actually directed the shootout on the boat. Does anyone know if this is true?<<

Not sure, but I Found this: The final confrontation on a boat is actually the ending to the book "To Have and Have Not" which wasn't used in the film version.


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