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Duke Mantee (Character)
from The Petrified Forest (1936)

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The Petrified Forest -- Oscar-winner Humphrey Bogart stars as Duke Mantee, an escaped convict who holds customers hostage at a remote desert diner.
The Petrified Forest -- Trailer for this film based on the Broadway hit

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Duke Mantee's parentage is unknown. He got into the business of killing about age 13... See more »
Alternate Names:
Capt. Becker


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  1. The Petrified Forest (1956) (TV) Played by William Sylvester
  2. "Producers' Showcase"
        - The Petrified Forest (1955) TV episode, Played by Humphrey Bogart
  3. "Celanese Theatre"
        - The Petrified Forest (1952) TV episode, Played by Lloyd Gough
  4. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - The Petrified Forest (1951) TV episode, Played by Robert Ayres

  5. Escape in the Desert (1945) Played by Helmut Dantine (as Capt. Becker)

  6. The Petrified Forest (1936) Played by Humphrey Bogart
    ... aka "Petrified Forest" - USA (poster title)

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From The Petrified Forest (1936)
Alan Squier: Tell us, Duke, what kind of a life have you had?
Duke Mantee: What do you think? I spend most of my time since I grew up in jail - it looks like I'll spend the rest of my life dead
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