Has-been director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when independently wealthy Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film. They go to Madrid to find Maria Vargas, a dancer who will star in the film. Millionaire Alberto Bravano takes Maria from Kirk. Count Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini takes Maria from Alberto.

  1. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

    Director, Writer

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  1. Humphrey Bogart

    Humphrey Bogart

    Harry Dawes

  2. Ava Gardner

    Ava Gardner

    Maria Vargas

  3. Edmond O'Brien

    Edmond O'Brien

    Oscar Muldoon

  4. Marius Goring

    Marius Goring

    Alberto Bravano

  5. Valentina Cortese

    Valentina Cortese

    Eleanora Torlato-Favrini

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The Barefoot Contessa
The Barefoot Contessa


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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 29, 1954


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 8m

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