Overview

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa.

  1. John Huston

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Claud Cockburn

    Novel

  3. Truman Capote

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Humphrey Bogart

    Humphrey Bogart

    Billy Dannreuther

  2. Jennifer Jones

    Jennifer Jones

    Mrs. Gwendolen Chelm

  3. Gina Lollobrigida

    Gina Lollobrigida

    Maria Dannreuther

  4. Robert Morley

    Robert Morley

    Peterson

  5. Peter Lorre

    Peter Lorre

    Julius O'Hara

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 24, 1953
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget $1,000,000.00

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100

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