German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film BEAT THE DEVIL
Alternative Titles IL TESORO DELL'AFRICA
English Titles  
Year of Release 1953
Country of Origin UK, US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 100
Length (in meters) 2745
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure, Comedy
Based on/Source Novel by James Helvick
Production Companies Romulus Films, Santana Pictures
Producer(s) John Huston, Humphrey Bogart
Director John Huston
Cast Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lorre, Robert Morley, Edward Underdown, Bernard Lee
Literature Picture Post, 1 August 1953
Times, 26 November 1953
Kinematograph Weekly, 26 November 1953
Spectator, 27 November 1953
Variety, 2 December 1953
Jewish Chronicle, 4 December 1953
Punch, 9 December 1953
Picturegoer, 26 December 1953
Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1954
Sight and Sound, January 1954
Films in Review, March 1954
New York Times, 13 March 1954
Special notes  

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