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Beat the devil ; : My favorite brunette [electronic resource].

Huston, John, 1906-1987 (Added Author). Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 (Added Author). Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014 (Added Author). Shingleton, Wilfrid. (Added Author). Mannino, Franco, 1924-2005 (Added Author). Kemplin, Ralph. (Added Author). Clayton, Jack, 1921-1995 (Added Author). Beloin, Edmund. (Added Author). Lindon, Lionel. (Added Author). Dreier, Hans, 1885-1966 (Added Author). Hedrick, Earl, 1896-1985 (Added Author). Epstein, Mel, 1910-1994 (Added Author). Dolan, Robert Emmett, 1908-1972 (Added Author). Head, Edith. (Added Author). Hoagland, Ellsworth. (Added Author). Dare, Daniel, 1905-1996 (Added Author). Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980 (Added Author). Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957 (Added Author). Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009 (Added Author). Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928- (Added Author). Lorre, Peter. (Added Author). Underdown, Edward, 1908-1989 (Added Author). Barnard, Ivor, 1887-1953 (Added Author). Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (Added Author). Lamour, Dorothy, 1914-1996 (Added Author). Chaney, Lon, Jr., 1906-1973 (Added Author). Hoyt, John, 1905-1991 (Added Author). Dingle, Charles, 1887-1956 (Added Author). Denny, Reginald, 1891-1967 (Added Author). Puglia, Frank, 1892-1975 (Added Author). Doran, Ann. (Added Author). Robertson, Willard, 1886-1948 (Added Author). LaRue, Jack. (Added Author). Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981 Beat the devil. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Directed by John Huston. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 89 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by John Huston.
Participant or Performer Note: Beat the devil: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard.
My favorite brunette: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney, John Hoyt, Charles Dingle, Reginald Denny, Frank Puglia, Ann Doran, Williard Robertson, Jack LaRue.
Summary, etc.: Writer/Director John Huston's Beat the Devil stars Humphrey Bogart as Billy Dannreuther, the front man for a group of swindlers stranded in an Italian port town, scheming to take ownership of uranium-rich land in Africa. Also stranded is a naive British couple, Mr. and Mrs. Chelm (Edward Underdown and Jennifer Jones). Flirtations and a web of lies ensue among the group, testing romantic loyalty and allegiances among them. The last of six collaborations between Huston and Bogart, Beat the Devil evokes an effortless wit and charm found only in classic film gems like this.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Land tenure > Drama.
Mistaken identity > Drama.
Private investigators > Drama.
Missing persons > Drama.

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