Beat the Devil (1953)
Director: John Huston
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre
Runtime: 89 min.
A diverse group of international characters with dubious backgrounds are headed for Africa to acquire uranium rich land in Kenya. They are joined by a proper British couple.
Trivia: Director John Huston received a total of 15 Oscar nominations for his many classic films. He won the best director and best screenplay award for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948). He is the father of actress Anjelica Huston. Actor Humphrey Bogart (Billy Dannreuther) won the Best Actor Oscar for 1952's The African Queen. He was married to actress Lauren Bacall. Jennifer Jones (Gwendolyn Chelm ) won a Best Actress Oscar for The Song of Bernadette (1943) and was nominated a total of five times for the Academy Awards. Her first husband was the actor Robert Walker and she is the mother of actor Robert Walker Jr. Truman Capote was a co-writer of the screenplay. He's remembered for writing the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's.