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Beat the devil / Columbia Pictures ; a Santana-Romulus production in association with Rizzoli-Haggiag ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston ; directed by John Huston.

Huston, John, 1906-1987 (Added Author). Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957 (Added Author). Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009 (Added Author). Lollobrigida, Gina, 1928- (Added Author). Morley, Robert. (Added Author). Lorre, Peter. (Added Author). Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 (Added Author). Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981 Beat the devil. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures Corporation (Added Author). Platinum Disc Corporation. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD BEA (Text) 36803000691274 DVD Available -
Hamilton North PL - Atlanta Branch DVD.c BEAT THE DEVIL (Text) 78294000238372 DVD Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch DVD BEAT (Text) 39391100083581 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc Corp., [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel: Beat the Devil / by James Helvick [i.e. Claud Cockburn].
Videodisc release of the 1954 motion picture.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Ralph Kemplen ; music, Franco Mannino.
Participant or Performer Note:
Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre.
Summary, etc.:
An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land in East Africa believed to be rich with uranium deposits.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated, suitable for all audiences.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital, digitally mastered.
Subject: Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Comedy > Feature.
Comedy films.

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