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Beat the devil

Author: Truman CapoteJohn HustonHumphrey BogartJennifer JonesGina LollobrigidaAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, [1987]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer stranded at a small Italian port who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land in Africa believed to be rich with uranium deposits.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Claud Cockburn; Claud Cockburn
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Truman Capote; John Huston; Humphrey Bogart; Jennifer Jones; Gina Lollobrigida; Robert Morley; Peter Lorre; Claud Cockburn; Santana Pictures.; Romulus Films.; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 13255359
Notes: Based on the novel "Beat the Devil" by James Helvick.
Originally released as a motion picture in England and Italy in 1953 and in the United States in 1954.
Credits: Photography, Oswald Morris; music, Franco Mannino; editor, Ralph Kemplen.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 89 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi.
Responsibility: Santana presents ; John Huston's production ; a Santana-Romulus production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston ; directed by John Huston.
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An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer stranded at a small Italian port who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land in Africa believed to be rich with uranium deposits.

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