Top Ten 1948


Humphrey Bogart practically made a career out of anti-heroism. With that heavy brow and grizzled voice, even when he was doing the right thing you always suspected he was doing it for the wrong reasons. Never was this more fun to watch than in John Huston’s classic adventure The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre, in which Bogart barely tries to achieve any level of sympathy but instead delves head-first into full-throttle villainy.

Honour Roll: Montgomery Clift, Red River/The Search; Rex Harrison,Unfaithfully Yours; Laurence Olivier, Hamlet; Ralph Richardson, The Fallen Idol


It's rare that Jean Arthur made a movie that she didn't steal.  That wonderful voice always sounded like champagne bubbles, complete with a fresh…

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