Beat the devil
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.
Series:Film Detective restored classics
Restored classics, the Film Detective archive.
Subjects:Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981 -- Film adaptations.
Swindlers and swindling -- Drama.
Genre:Action and adventure films.
Other Authors:Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957, actor.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984, screenwriter.
Film Detective (Firm), film distributor.
Huston, John, 1906-1987, film producer, director, screenwriter.
Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009, actor.
Kemplen, Ralph, 1912-2004, film editor.
Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928- actor.
Lorre, Peter, actor.
Mannino, Franco, 1924-2005, composer.
Morley, Robert, actor.
Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014, director of photography.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981. Beat the devil.
Romulus Productions, production company.
Santana Pictures Corporation, production company.
Underdown, Edward, 1908-1989, actor.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, black &white ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA: Not rated.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Based on the novel Beat the Devil by James Helvick, alias Claud Cockburn.
Director of photography, Oswald Morris; music, Franco Mannino; editor, Ralph Kemplen.
Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown.
DVD, all region, 1:78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
11933281Link to PAC