Beat the Devil

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Beat the Devil ★★★ 1953

Each person on a slow boat to Africa has a scheme to beat the other passengers to the uranium-rich land that they all hope to claim. An unusual black comedy which didn't fare well when released, but over the years has come to be the epitome of spy-spoofs. 89m/C VHS, DVD . Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lorre, Robert Morley, Jennifer Jones, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Bernard Lee, Marco Tulli; D: John Huston; W: John Huston, Truman Capote; C: Oswald Morris; M: Franco Mannino.