Beat the Devil

directed by John Huston
Category: "Comedy"
Year of Release:1953
Date Added:10/30/2009
Date Watched:10/30/2009
Description:Billy Dannreuther (Humphrey Bogart) is partnered up with four con men who are hoping to get to Africa to corner the marken on uranium. They meet up with Harry Chelm, a poor Englishman traveling to a coffee plantation. He gets wind of the con men's scheme and threatens to expose them. There's all sorts of conniving and double-crossing. In the end, the con men get arrested, Billy goes home and Chelm ends up making a fortune in uranium. Billy's wife Marie (Gina Lolobrigida) and Chelm's wife Gwendolen (Jennifer Jones) are along for the ride.
My Rating:5

Reviews for Beat the Devil

Review - Beat the Devil

A confusing story that never quite engaged me enough to care that I didn't quite know what was going on.
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