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Beat the Devil (1953) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Huston

Writing Credits  

Claud Cockburn ... (based on the novel "Beat the Devil" by) (as James Helvick)
 
Truman Capote ... (screenplay) and
John Huston ... (screenplay)
 
Anthony Veiller ... (screenplay collaboration) (uncredited)
Peter Viertel ... (screenplay collaboration) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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

Produced by 

Jack Clayton ... associate producer
John Huston ... producer
Humphrey Bogart ... producer (uncredited)
Angelo Rizzoli ... producer (uncredited)
John Woolf ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Franco Mannino

Cinematography by 

Oswald Morris ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Ralph Kemplen

Art Direction by 

Wilfred Shingleton

Makeup Department 

Betty Lee ... hairdresser (as Bette Lee)
Connie Reeve ... makeup artist (as Constance Reeve)

Production Management 

Bill Kirby ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

John Arnold ... assistant director
Erica Masters ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Sterne ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

John Hoesli ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Harry White ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Alan Withy ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Stan Hawkes ... dubbing editor (as Stanley Hawkes)
E. Law ... sound recordist
George Stephenson ... sound recordist
Barbara Hopkins ... dubbing crew (uncredited)
Bob Jones ... dubbing crew (uncredited)
Kevin McClory ... boom operator (uncredited)
Peter Myers ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Ernest Webb ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Ivor Worsley ... dubbing crew (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Reg Johnson ... travelling mattes (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Bryan Langley ... special processes (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Freddie Francis ... camera operator
Louis H. Lavelly ... chief production electrician
Robert Capa ... still photographer (uncredited)
James Devis ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Eric Gray ... still photographer (uncredited)
Dennis C. Lewiston ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Stephen Sondheim ... clapper boy (uncredited)
Gerry Turpin ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Philip Auguste ... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Roy Hyde ... first assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

James H. Ware ... location manager (as James Ware)

Music Department 

Lambert Williamson ... musical director

Other crew 

Angela Allen ... continuity
Jeanie Sims ... personal assistant to John Huston
Beryl Booth ... production secretary (uncredited)
Fred Hymns ... production accountant (uncredited)
Harriet Medin ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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