Rent Beat the Devil (1953)

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1h 29min
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Synopsis:
As one of a disparate group of fortune-seekers bound for Africa, hard-up Billy Dannreuther (Humphrey Bogart) faces the swindling machinations of his fellow travellers as they await passage from a picturesque port on Italy's Amalfi coast. But with scheming aplenty, will this motley crew miss the boat completely?
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
John Huston, Humphrey Bogart, Angelo Rizzoli, John Woolf
Writers:
James Helvick, Truman Capote, Claud Cockburn, John Huston, Anthony Veiller, Peter Viertel
Studio:
GMVS Entertainment
Genres:
Action & Adventure, Classics, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
11/07/2005
Run Time:
89 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
B & W
BBFC:
Release Date:
16/03/2020
Run Time:
94 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio commentary featuring film historians Lem Dobbs, Julie Kirgo, and Nick Redman (2018)
  • Audio commentary featuring DoP Oswald Morris, script supervisor Angela Allen and director's assistant Jeanie Sims (2007)
  • Alexander Cockburn Beat the Devil (2012, 23 mins): the writer talks about his father, Claud Cockburn, from whose novel (under the pseudonym James Helvick) the film is adapted
  • By the Fireside (1945, 2 mins): an advertisement for Maypole Tea emphasising the quintessential Englishness of the afternoon tea ritual
  • Atomic Achievement (1956, 20 mins): a public information film celebrating the advances of nuclear power in the UK
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