The fact that the picture attained cult status in lesser years failed to impress its star. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title beat the devil. Basically, it was just an excuse for him and humphrey bogart to get blasted on the film set in italy. Tony scott directs clive owen in a satirical duel between good and evil. Beat the devil 1953 a riotous, imperfect, silly, brazen, forward thinking, throwaway, brilliant spoof. For starters, you know something will happen with huston directing bogart. Beat the devil has got to be the most edgy movie bogart or jones ever attempted.
Beat the devil full movie humphrey bogart jennifer jones tcc ai color. A group of crooks are headed to africa in search of land with uranium. Huston and truman capote wrote the screenplay, loosely based upon a novel of the same name by british journalist claud cockburn, writing under the pseudonym james helvick. Humphrey bogart billy dannreuther, jennifer jones mrs. Release dates 19 also known as aka 33 release dates uk 24 november 1953 london italy 17 december 1953. This is an interesting one, as beat the devil was a bomb when it was first released, but it would go on to become a cult classic, sometimes even called one of the first movies to do so. Beat the devil is one of john hustons worst movies the only one i hate more is annie. Having never seen this picture nor read the book, i had no idea where it was going. Beat the devil is the sort of eccentric, oneofakind film thats a natural candidate for cult status, and it has more to recommend it than a lot of other such films, especially now. Watch and download beat the devil courtesy of jimbo berkey. The bravados classic western, full movie, gregory peck, english free full western films duration. Beatthedevil1953 directory listing internet archive.
Librivox free audiobook disharmony of the epistles capinaremos jackson and drews classic tunes gunther and ben byu citychurch creekside fat b and bro show hist e1851 japan. Beat the devil the film detective restored version bluray. A group pf rogues are on their way to africa to get rich when they encounter a seemingly innocent british couple. Humphrey bogart, jennifer jones, gina lollobrigida, robert morley, peter lorre. The satirical nature of beat the devil eluded many moviegoers in 1953, and the film was a failure. Writerdirector john hustons beat the devil stars humphrey bogart as billy dannreuther, the front. In fact, having seen several previous dvd releases of beat the devil from other companies, this is likely the best it has ever looked on optical media. Beat the devil the film detective restored version. Beat the devil 1953 tt0046414 the script, which was written on a daytoday basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and neerdowells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in kenya as they wait in a small italian port to travel aboard an illfated tramp steamer en route to mombasa. Beat the devil 1953 humphrey bogart, jennifer jones and gina lollobrigida feature drama, action film gorillas.
Beat the devil 1953 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. And throw in an aging bulging peter lorre as a german named ohara. The cast could have provided a clue as to the nature of the story, but they also could have indicated any sort of story. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. The 6 are headed for africa, presumably to sell vacuum cleaners but all is not as it seems. The screenplay was by huston and truman capote, loosely based upon a novel of the same name by. Gwendolen chelm, gina lollobrigida maria dannreuther, robert morley peterson buy bluray on amazon. Beat the devil is a 1951 thriller written by claud cockburn under the pseudonym james helvick. Beat the devil 1953 action adventure comedy youtube.
Listen to beat the devil from the statler brotherss holy bible new testament for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The film detectives bluray debut of beat the devil is a rather decent looking transfer of this almost forgotten bogie film. Seen again with a more sophisticated eye, beat the devil s level of perfection turns out to be sublimely amusing, another singular bolt of huston lightning. Beat the devil 1953 full movie action movie humphrey bogart on their way to africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent british couple. Beat the devil 1953 now in color via tcc ai timeless classics. I think the audience in 1953 was thinking that the movie, beat the devil, would be a serious film, and not a parody or takeoff on the typical humphrey bogart and john huston films. Watch beat the devil 1953 full movie free streaming. In beat the devil she more than matches morley and lorre in comedic brilliance.
Sing a song of six pants 1947 remastered hd 1080p duration. Actually, considering portrait of jenny, love letters, and song of bernadette a startling revelation. Beat the devil 1953 full movie action movie humphrey. Having screened this john marcellus huston film beat the devil london. Beat the devil quicktime decades ago, the legendary james brown sold his soul to the devil for fame and fortune. Theyre out to beat the devil at his own game the script, which was written on a daytoday basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and neerdowells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in kenya as they wait in a small italian port to travel aboard an illfated tramp. Beat the devil full movie humphrey bogart jennifer. Beat the devil, which you can watch above, simply confused audiences when it opened in 1953, but humanity has since with, for better or for worse, the thoroughgoing senses of unseriousness and irony weve cultivated come to appreciate it. Quotes with sound clips from beat the devil 1953 old. Brown to a rendezvous with the devil gary oldman, the driver soon finds himself entangled in fiendish plans. Jones performance is a revaluation in her range of talent. Suspense thriller the gina mazzio series book 3 ebook free.
A chilling medical suspense thriller the gina mazzio. Beat the devil, a 1953 film directed by john huston. The film was directed by john huston, and starred humphrey bogart, jennifer jones and gina lollobrigida, and featured robert morley, peter lorre and bernard lee. You can tell there was really no scripteven though the script is credited to huston.
Quotes with sound clips from the movie beat the devil 1953. Beat the devil film wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Beat the devil is a 1953 film directed by john huston. Beat the devil is a 1953 british film directed by john huston, starring. Download beat the devil 1953 subtitles from the source. Cockburn had to use the pseudonym as, though he had left the british communist party in 1947, he was still considered a red during the early years of the cold war. Beat the devil 1953 humphrey bogart, jennifer jones.298 181 1134 463 673 815 1193 34 679 1343 745 1103 418 1238 1047 570 326 482 427 401 1150 771 1042 1290 552 1495 896 598 1428 303 1415 207