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Humphrey Bogart Movies: Quote 'The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of'

Humphrey Bogart movies The Maltese FalconHumphrey Bogart movies: 'The Maltese Falcon,' 'High Sierra' (Image: Most famous Humphrey Bogart quote: 'The stuff that dreams are made of' from 'The Maltese Falcon')

(See previous post: "Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall Movies.") Besides 1948, 1941 was another great year for Humphrey Bogart -- one also featuring a movie with the word "Sierra" in the title. Indeed, that was when Bogart became a major star thanks to Raoul Walsh's High Sierra and John Huston's The Maltese Falcon. In the former, Bogart plays an ex-con who falls in love with top-billed Ida Lupino -- though both are outacted by ingénue-with-a-heart-of-tin Joan Leslie. In the latter, Bogart plays Dashiel Hammett's private detective Sam Spade, trying to discover the fate of the titular object; along the way, he is outacted by just about every other cast member, from Mary Astor's is-she-for-real dame-in-distress to Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nominee Sydney Greenstreet.

John Huston's version of The Maltese Falcon is considered one of the seminal movies of the '40s; the Humphrey Bogart quote "The stuff that dreams are made of" is surely one reason for that widespread admiration. Personally, I much prefer the 1931 version, directed by Roy Del Ruth, and starring a smooth Ricardo Cortez as the cynical gumshoe. Admittedly, borrowing lighting elements from French and German movies and from Hollywood silents, veteran Arthur Edeson's black-and-white cinematography in the 1941 film is simply masterful, helping to make The Maltese Falcon the first official American film noir. (The 1936 Bette Davis version of the story, Satan Met a Lady, is a silly mess.)

The 1956 Columbia release The Harder They Fall, a boxing drama directed by Mark Robson, was Humphrey Bogart's last movie. He died of cancer at age 57 on January 14, 1957, in the Los Angeles area.

Humphrey Bogart movies: TCM schedule (PT) on August 1, 2013

3:00 AM BOGART: THE UNTOLD STORY (1996). Director: Chris Hunt. Cast: Stephen Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Robert Sklar, Rose Hobart, Gloria Stuart. C-46 mins.

4:00 AM HIGH SIERRA (1941). Director: Raoul Walsh. Cast: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Joan Leslie, Henry Hull, Henry Travers, Jerome Cowan, Minna Gombell, Barton MacLane, Elisabeth Risdon, Cornel Wilde, Donald MacBride, Paul Harvey, Isabel Jewell, Willie Best, Spencer Charters, George Meeker, John Eldredge, Robert Strange, Sam Hayes, Louis Jean Heydt, Robert Emmett Keane, Lee Phelps, Maris Wrixon. BW-100 mins.

6:00 AM THE MALTESE FALCON (1941). Director: John Huston. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Elisha Cook Jr, Lee Patrick, Barton MacLane, Ward Bond, Jerome Cowan, James Burke, Murray Alper, John Hamilton, Charles Drake, William Hopper, Creighton Hale, Walter Huston, Hank Mann. BW-100 mins.

7:45 AM TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1944). Director: Howard Hawks. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan. BW-100 mins.

9:30 AM THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948). Director: John Huston. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, Barton MacLane, Alfonso Bedoya, Arturo Soto Rangel, Margarito Luna, Robert Blake, Ann Sheridan, Jack Holt, John Huston, Jay Silverheels. BW-126 mins.

11:45 AM TOKYO JOE (1949). Director: Stuart Heisler. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox, Florence Marley. BW-89 mins.

1:15 PM BEAT THE DEVIL (1953). Director: John Huston. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Bernard Lee, Marco Tulli, Saro Urzi, Aldo Silvani, Giulio Donnini, Juan de Landa. BW-90 mins.

3:00 PM IN A LONELY PLACE (1950). Director: Nicholas Ray. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy. BW-93 mins.

5:00 PM THE BIG SLEEP (1946). Director: Howard Hawks. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Regis Toomey, Charles Waldron, Bob Steele, Elisha Cook Jr., Louis Jean Heydt, Theodore von Eltz, Tommy Rafferty. BW-114 mins.

7:00 PM KEY LARGO (1948). Director: John Huston. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, Claire Trevor, Thomas Gomez, Harry Lewis, Marc Lawrence, John Rodney, Dan Seymour, William Haade, Monte Blue, Pat Flaherty, John Litel, Jay Silverheels. BW-101 mins.

9:00 PM THE CAINE MUTINY (1954). Director: Edward Dmytryk. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, Robert Francis, Tom Tully, May Wynn, E.G. Marshall, Arthur Franz, Lee Marvin, Warner Anderson, Claude Akins, Katherine Warren, Jerry Paris, Steve Brodie, James Best, Whit Bissell, Robert Bray, Don Dubbins, Barry Norton. C-125 mins. Letterbox Format.

11:15 PM THE LEFT HAND OF GOD (1955). Director: Edward Dmytryk. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Lee J. Cobb, Agnes Moorehead, E.G. Marshall, Jean Porter, Carl Benton Reid, Victor Sen Yung, Philip Ahn, Benson Fong. C-87 mins.

1:00 AM THE HARDER THEY FALL (1956). Director: Mark Robson. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Max Baer, Jersey Joe Walcott, Mike Lane, Edward Andrews, Harold J. Stone, Carlos Montalbán, Nehemiah Persoff, Jack Albertson, Val Avery, Tommy Garland. BW-109 mins. Letterbox Format.

Humphrey Bogart movie schedule via the TCM website. Humphrey Bogart The Maltese Falcon publicity shot: Warner Bros.

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