Beat the Devil (1953)

imdb rating6.5Rotten Tomatoes rating71%
The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa.


John Huston


Humphrey Bogart - Billy Dannreuther
Jennifer Jones - Mrs. Gwendolen Chelm
Gina Lollobrigida - Maria Dannreuther
Robert Morley - Peterson
Peter Lorre - Julius O'Hara
Edward Underdown - Harry Chelm
Ivor Barnard - Maj. Jack Ross
Marco Tulli - Ravello
Bernard Lee - Insp. Jack Clayton
Mario Perrone - Purser on SS Nyanga
Giulio Donnini - Administrator
Saro Urzì - Captain of SS Nyanga
Juan de Landa - Hispano-Suiza Driver
Aldo Silvani - Charles - Restaurant Manager
Dave Crowley - (uncredited)
Julie Gibson - (uncredited)
Mimmo Poli - Barman (uncredited)
Peter Sellers - Billy Dannreuther (voice) (uncredited)
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