Beat the devil
Films directed by John Huston. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Although often described as a parody of The Maltese Falcon , which Huston directed and in which Bogart and Lorre appeared, this is not the case.
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One marvels at how Capote kept in his mind the development of this knotty plot when writing the script. During the filming of Beat the DevilHumphrey Bogart lost several of his teeth in a real-life car accident. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Manuel Serano as Ahmed - Arab Inquisitor uncredited.
Beat the Devil
Giulio Donnini as Administrator. In a review coinciding with the film's release to 68 New York metropolitan area cinemas, The New York Times called it a "pointedly roguish and conversational spoof, generally missing the book's bite, bounce and decidedly snug construction. Hunter Killer Is Substandard. A great cast in a great movie about a bunch of thieves.
Beat the Devil (film) - Wikipedia
Al Silvani as Charles. Alex Pochet as Hotel Manager.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Bogart's associates include pompous fraud Robert Morley, and Peter Lorre as the German-accented "O'Hara", whose wartime record is deviil a source of speculation and suspicion. Truman CapoteJohn Huston.
Just then, to thhe surprise, Billy and Peterson return to the hotel alive and unharmed. The passengers abandon the ship in a lifeboat and land on an African beach, where they are arrested by Arab soldiers. September 27, Rating: Beat the Devil is just a collection of unrealized possibilities. Humphrey Bogart reportedly disliked the film, perhaps because he lost a good deal of his own money bankrolling it. Peter Sellersthen a young, unknown actor with a talent for imitating voices, was hired to dub some of Bogart's lines while Bogart was adjusting to the loss of his teeth and unable to speak clearly.
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He is reluctantly working with four crooks: Show 25 25 50 All. You have to wonder what Capote and John Huston were thinking in trying to make a satire that didn't have any actual jokes. Following previews, four minutes was cut from the film and it was re-edited with a voice-over narration by Bogart and a flashback structure.
Juan de Landa as Hispano-Suiza Driver. Beat the Devil by James Helvick. They are interrogated by Ahmed Manuel Seranoan Arab official who suspects that they may be spies or revolutionaries. View All Audience Reviews. When they land, they are met and questioned by a Scotland Yard detective Bernard Leewho is investigating the murder of the Colonial officer.
On its release it bemused the public but won the approval of some critics, who thought it a fine curiosity. The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations. Roger Ebertwho included the film in his "Great Movies" list, notes that the film has been characterised as the first camp film.
Wandering in the dark with glass in hand, he fell 40 feet off a cliff edge, though, remarkably, remained unharmed.
Beat the Devil: 'It was a hell of a lark doing it'
This page was revil edited on 15 Septemberat Season 4 This Is Us: Whether or not one is aware of the trials and hi-jinks of its making, Beat the Devil remains to this day a highly entertaining film, dateless but for it being filmed in black defil white. The New York Times. The ladies were easy on the eye and Bogart is always worth watching but during the whole thing I just wished I was watching Across the Pacific instead.