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Beat the devil / produced and directed by John Huston ; screenplay by John Huston and Truman Capote.

Huston, John, 1906-1987 (Added Author). Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957 (Added Author). Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009 (Added Author). Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928- (Added Author). Morley, Robert (Added Author). Lorre, Peter. (Added Author). Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 (Added Author). Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981 Beat the devil. (Added Author). Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; music, Franco Mannino. (Cast).

Currently available copies

  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Sara Hightower Regional Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Rockmart Branch.

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AV DVD-1653 COMEDY BEAT
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Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Canada?] : Disc Plaza Entertainment, [2006?]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Videodisc release of the 1953 motion picture.
Based on the novel "Beat the Devil" by James Helvick.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; music, Franco Mannino.
Participant or Performer: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre.
Summary, etc.: Tale of the exploits of a group of travelers on a steamboat, each hopping to carry off a huge swindle in the uranium fields of Northern Africa. A commercial success upon its release, this cult favorite has come to define the genre of spy movie spoofs in its whimsical parody of the Maltese Falcon and other classic 1940's detective movies.
System Details: DVD.
Subject: Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Comedy films

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