Bruce Bennett-The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)- the fourth share?

On TCM 8/9/16- the much underrated second lead and character actor Bruce Bennett (star shot-putter in the 1928 Olympics and past screen Tarzan) was perfectly cast as the fellow American prospector in John Huston’s Oscar winning The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) who Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston and Tim Holt initially looked upon with suspicion as a possible claim jumper -but turning out to be a lifesaving man of integrity….. Bennett’s role as Bert Pierce in Mildred Pierce (1945) follows the same pattern as Joan Crawford divorces him and in my opinion Bert turns out to be one of the most gracious ex-husbands in movie history.

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