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Irish seaman Vic Brennan persuades his Dublin family to finance a truck-hauling business in the remote African town of Jebanda. The only stipulation is that his cousin Samuel, a timid bank clerk, accompany Vic and his Corsican bride, Marie, to Africa and protect the family fortune.

  1. Elmo Williams


  2. Richard Fleischer


  3. Irwin Shaw


Top Billed Cast

  1. Stephen Boyd

    Stephen Boyd

    Vic Brennan

  2. Juliette Gréco

    Juliette Gréco


  3. David Wayne

    David Wayne

    Samuel Brennan

  4. Gregory Ratoff

    Gregory Ratoff


  5. Sybil Thorndike

    Sybil Thorndike

    Aunt Cathleen

Full Cast & Crew

The Big Gamble


Status Released

Release Information

  • September 1, 1961


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -



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