The Resource Beat the devil, A Santana-Romulus Production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston from the novel by James Helvick ; directed by John Huston, (slide)

Beat the devil, A Santana-Romulus Production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston from the novel by James Helvick ; directed by John Huston, (slide)

Label
Beat the devil
Title
Beat the devil
Statement of responsibility
A Santana-Romulus Production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston from the novel by James Helvick ; directed by John Huston
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adventure story set aboard a steamer bound for Africa. The passengers attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a piece of land they think has uranium on it
Member of
Cataloging source
JCX
Characteristic
slide
Credits note
Director of photography, Oswald Morris; music, Franco Mannino; editor, Ralph Kemplen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B438 2015
PerformerNote
Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1987
  • 1924-1984
  • 1899-1957
  • 1919-2009
  • 1928-
  • 1908-1989
  • 1915-2014
  • 1912-2004
  • 1924-2005
  • 1904-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huston, John
  • Capote, Truman
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Jones, Jennifer
  • Lollobrigida, Gina
  • Morley, Robert
  • Lorre, Peter
  • Underdown, Edward
  • Morris, Oswald
  • Kemplen, Ralph
  • Mannino, Franco
  • Cockburn, Claud
  • Santana Pictures Corporation
  • Romulus Productions
  • Film Detective (Firm)
Runtime
89
Series statement
Film Detective restored classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cockburn, Claud
  • Swindlers and swindling
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Beat the devil, A Santana-Romulus Production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston from the novel by James Helvick ; directed by John Huston, (slide)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the novel Beat the Devil by James Helvick, alias Claud Cockburn
Bar code
  • 31223144534634
  • 31223144534642
  • 31223144534618
  • 31223144534667
  • 31223144534626
  • 31223144534659
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
818506021968
Other physical details
sound, black &white
Publisher number
FD0019
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)967782172
System details
DVD, all region, 1:78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Beat the devil, A Santana-Romulus Production ; screenplay by Truman Capote and John Huston from the novel by James Helvick ; directed by John Huston, (slide)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the novel Beat the Devil by James Helvick, alias Claud Cockburn
Bar code
  • 31223144534634
  • 31223144534642
  • 31223144534618
  • 31223144534667
  • 31223144534626
  • 31223144534659
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
818506021968
Other physical details
sound, black &white
Publisher number
FD0019
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)967782172
System details
DVD, all region, 1:78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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