Beat the Devil

beat the devilBefore watching the movie:

Another movie from the collection loaned to me by my grandparents.

Apparently there are some crooks trying to get out of an Italian port to get to Africa. I think I can see the humor potential here, but it wouldn’t have caught my attention if the booklet hadn’t noted that the director intended the movie to spoof The Maltese Falcon.

I’m interested in seeing Humphrey Bogart and Peter Lorre spoofing their types.

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