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Title Beat the devil [(DVD) videorecording] / A Santana-Romulus Production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston from the novel by James Helvick ; directed by John Huston.

Publication Info. [Rockport, MA] : The Film Detective, [2015]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F BEAT T    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, black &white ; 4 3/4 in.
Motion picture
Series Film Detective restored classics
Restored classics, the Film Detective archive.
System Details DVD, all region, 1:78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital.
Cast Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown.
Credits Director of photography, Oswald Morris; music, Franco Mannino; editor, Ralph Kemplen.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Based on the novel Beat the Devil by James Helvick, alias Claud Cockburn.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary Adventure story set aboard a steamer bound for Africa. The passengers attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a piece of land they think has uranium on it.
Subject Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981 -- Film adaptations.
Swindlers and swindling -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Huston, John, 1906-1987, film producer, director, screenwriter.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984, screenwriter.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957, actor.
Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009, actor.
Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928- actor.
Morley, Robert, actor.
Lorre, Peter, actor.
Underdown, Edward, 1908-1989, actor.
Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014, director of photography.
Kemplen, Ralph, 1912-2004, film editor.
Mannino, Franco, 1924-2005, composer.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981. Beat the devil.
Santana Pictures Corporation, production company.
Romulus Productions, production company.
Film Detective (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 818506021968
Music No. FD0019 Film Detective
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