In 1850, the Zacharys, a respected Texan family, adopt a newborn baby girl, but soon a crazy old man begins spreading rumors about the indigenous origins of the infant. As time goes on, the little girl becomes a beautiful woman. Eventually, a group of local Kiowa Indians demands that the Zacharys return their sister, but the family refuses and a bloody racial battle breaks out.
Dobbs, a tireless adventurer meets Howard, a wise man who talks to him about the gold that awaits them in the Sierra Madre, how to get it and hold onto it. But after he finds the treasure, Dobbs becomes blinded by greed.
After Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon is expelled from his church, he becomes a tour guide and takes a busload of Baptist school teachers to Mexico. A teenage girl in the group makes advances on him and he fears his past sins will be discovered. A good friend and a painter who always travels with her old father care for him in their own way.
Former British consul Geoffrey Firmin lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and is going through a profound emotional crisis that has driven him to alcoholism. His stepbrother Hugh is ashamed of him while his ex-wife Yvonne, who still loves him, pursues him. All this takes place as Firmin walks through the Mexican village on the Day of the Dead celebration in 1939
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