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John Huston

Beat The Devil

Edition 1997
93' - 1954 - Action, Comedy, Adventure - Dialogue: Arabic, Italian, English
Director: John Huston Composer: Franco Mannino With: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre
Humphrey Bogart stars as one of five disreputable adventurers who are trying to get uranium out of East Africa. Bogart's associates include pompous fraud Robert Morley and Peter Lorre as the German-accented "O-Hara". Becoming involved in Bogart's machinations is British married couple Edward Underdown and Jennifer Jones. The latter, playing a wide-eyed beauty who happens to be a pathological liar, gives the performance of her career. As a climax to their many misadventures the uranium seekers end up facing extermination by an Arab firing squad, but the crafty Bogart saves everyone's hides by promising to introduce the Arab police chief to Rita Hayworth!

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John Huston


Franco Mannino


Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre


John Huston, Truman Capote, James Helvick

Director of Photography

Oswald Morris


Ralph Kemplen


Jack Clayton

Production studios

Romulus Productions

More information


Arabic, Italian, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

Beat The Devil (James Helvick)



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