Released in 1953, this independent production didn't garner much in the way of accolades or revenue at the box office. In fact, it's been called a "lost classic". For one reason or another it's fallen into the public domain. You can watch it online via the Internet Archive.
Described as a mix of film noir and comedy, the cast is solid, the director, well, it's John Huston and the script? Written in collaboration with Truman Capote. What could go wrong?
Is it really a "lost classic" or has it been forgotten for good reasons?
Here's the IMDB page for "Beat The Devil"
Next week we're excited to review "The Third Man" because we know it is truly a classic movie!
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