The Resource Beat the devil ; : Indescretion of an American wife

Beat the devil ; : Indescretion of an American wife

Label
Beat the devil ; : Indescretion of an American wife
Title
Beat the devil ;
Title remainder
Indescretion of an American wife
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Beat the devil: An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land believed to be rich with uranium deposits
  • Indescretion of an American wife: Set almost entirely within Rome's famous Terminal Station, this film is a love story of a couple who have only a few hours to decide whether she, an American wife, will return to her husband in the U.S. or remain with her lover
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Member of
Cataloging source
MaGrPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Beat the devil: producer/director, John Huston; screenplay, Truman Capote, John Huston; director of photography, Oswald Morris; music, Franco Mannino
  • Indescretion of an American wife: screenplay, Cesare Zavattini, Luigi Chiarini, Giorgio Prosperi; dialogue, Truman Capote; producer/director, Vittorio De Sica; photography, G. R. Aldo; editing, Eraldo Da Roma, Jean Barker; music, Allesandro Cicognini
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
  • Beat the devil: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley
  • Indescretion of an American wife: Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift, Gino Cervi, Dick Beymer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1957
  • 1919-2009
  • 1928-
  • 1924-1984
  • 1906-1987
  • 1904-1981
  • 1901-1974
  • 1902-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Lorre, Peter
  • Jones, Jennifer
  • Lollobrigida, Gina
  • Morley, Robert
  • Capote, Truman
  • Huston, John
  • Cockburn, Claud
  • Clift, Montgomery
  • De Sica, Vittorio
  • Zavattini, Cesare
  • CATCOM Home Video
Runtime
156
Series statement
CATCOM double feature
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Swindlers and swindling
Technique
live action
Label
Beat the devil ; : Indescretion of an American wife
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1953
  • Beat the devil based on the novel by James Helvick (Claud Cockburn)
  • Indiscretion of an American wife based on the story Terminal station by Cesare Zavattini
  • Special features: a cartoon, bloopers, some classic television commercials
  • Originally in a boxed set, Leading men of Hollywood, containing 3 double feature DVDs: The painted desert/A farewell to arms; My dear secretary/The time of your life; Beat the devil/Indescretion of an American wife
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1493626
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (156 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741914026068
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CATO260-6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1493626
  • (Sirsi) 1493626
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Beat the devil ; : Indescretion of an American wife
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1953
  • Beat the devil based on the novel by James Helvick (Claud Cockburn)
  • Indiscretion of an American wife based on the story Terminal station by Cesare Zavattini
  • Special features: a cartoon, bloopers, some classic television commercials
  • Originally in a boxed set, Leading men of Hollywood, containing 3 double feature DVDs: The painted desert/A farewell to arms; My dear secretary/The time of your life; Beat the devil/Indescretion of an American wife
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1493626
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (156 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741914026068
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CATO260-6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1493626
  • (Sirsi) 1493626
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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