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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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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#Agent\/rca_columbia_pictures_home_video<\/a>> # RCA\/Columbia Pictures Home Video<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"RCA\/Columbia Pictures Home Video<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#CreativeWork\/beat_the_devil<\/a>> # Beat the devil.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/13555058<\/a>> ; # Claud Cockburn<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Beat the devil.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#Organization\/santana_pictures<\/a>> # Santana Pictures.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Santana Pictures.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#Person\/cockburn_claud_1904_1981<\/a>> # Claud Cockburn<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1904<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1981<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Cockburn<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Claud<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Claud Cockburn<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#Place\/burbank_ca<\/a>> # Burbank, CA<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Burbank, CA<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#Topic\/land_use_africa<\/a>> # Land use--Africa<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85074345<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Land use--Africa<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/959728143#Topic\/steamboats_italy<\/a>> # Steamboats--Italy<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85127732<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Steamboats--Italy<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/cau<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0dcterms:identifier<\/a> \"cau<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1132443<\/a>> # Steamboats<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Steamboats<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204565<\/a>> # Italy.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Italy.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1239509<\/a>> # Africa.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Africa.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/991472<\/a>> # Land use<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Land use<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/100232942<\/a>> # Jennifer Jones<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1919<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"2009<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Jones<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Jennifer<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Jennifer Jones<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/5118451<\/a>> # Robert Morley<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Morley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Robert<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Robert Morley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/51686739<\/a>> # Truman Capote<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1924<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1984<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Capote<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Truman<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Truman Capote<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/68937671<\/a>> # Humphrey Bogart<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1899<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:deathDate<\/a> \"1957<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Bogart<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Humphrey<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Humphrey Bogart<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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