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We're No Angels -- In Christmas, three prisoners - Joseph, Albert and Jules - escape from the Devil's Island to a small coastal town in France. They decide to rob a store to get some money and clothes and travel by ship to another place


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Release Date:
8 September 1955 (Argentina) See more »
A strangler... A swindler... A safecracker... Yet you'll love them!
Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Humphrey Bogart ... Joseph

Aldo Ray ... Albert

Peter Ustinov ... Jules

Joan Bennett ... Amelie Ducotel

Basil Rathbone ... Andre Trochard

Leo G. Carroll ... Felix Ducotel
John Baer ... Paul Trochard
Gloria Talbott ... Isabelle Ducotel
Lea Penman ... Mme. Parole
John Smith ... Medical Officer Arnaud
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Dee ... Coachman (uncredited)
Jack Del Rio ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Ross Gould ... Foreman (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ... Celeste (uncredited)
Torben Meyer ... Butterfly Man (uncredited)
Paul Newlan ... Port Captain (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Customs Officer (uncredited)
Victor Romito ... Gendarme (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Curtiz 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Albert Husson  play "La cuisine des anges"
Ranald MacDougall 

Produced by
Pat Duggan .... producer
Original Music by
Friedrich Hollaender  (as Frederick Hollander)
Cinematography by
Loyal Griggs 
Film Editing by
Arthur P. Schmidt  (as Arthur Schmidt)
Art Direction by
Roland Anderson 
Hal Pereira 
Set Decoration by
Sam Comer 
Grace Gregory 
Costume Design by
Mary Grant 
Makeup Department
Wally Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John R. Coonan .... assistant director (as John Coonan)
Art Department
Dorothea Holt .... illustrator (uncredited)
Sound Department
John Cope .... sound recordist
Hugo Grenzbach .... sound recordist
Norman Stuart .... assistant dialogue editor
Visual Effects by
John P. Fulton .... special photographic effects
Music Department
Van Cleave .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Richard Mueller .... technicolor color consultant
Crew verified as complete

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Also Known As:
106 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Did You Know?

Was "remade" in 1989 with Robert De Niro and Sean Penn. The two movies only share some common themes.See more »
Continuity: The position of the plates that Albert has thrown haphazardly on the Christmas dinner table change positions in the next medium shot.See more »
Andre Trochard:[to Isabelle] Your opinion of me has no cash value.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Bogart: The Untold Story (1996) (TV)See more »
Three AngelsSee more »


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25 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Fun with the Marx Stooges, 11 June 1999
Author: Matthew Ignoffo ( from Eatontown, NJ, USA

The film combines the witty nuttiness of Marx Brothers humor with some of the slapstick style of the Three Stooges and comes up as a wonderful comedy.

The whole cast is great, but Bogart is the real star in every respect. He shows that he is really a grand comedian. Rathbone is appropriately evil and nasty as the villain.

Don't confuse this movie with the other one of the same title. This one delivers real comedy.

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