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8 September 1955 (Argentina) See more »
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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
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106 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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Continuity: After Isabelle sets the table for Christmas dinner, the dinner plates change positions.See more »
Felix Ducotel:[to his wife] You know how miserable I get when I'm unhappy.See more »
Movie Connections:
Three AngelsSee more »


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12 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Great dialogue, great cast, great movie, 11 February 2001
Author: jann-6

Never let it be said that Bogart could only play hard-boiled detectives in film noir. He had a great comedic talent, and it's evident in this film. This is a very funny movie; not hilarious, but funny as well as charming. Though the plot gets a little far-fetched, particularly towards the end, the dialogue is great and the acting superb. It's set at Christmas too, so you can add it to your list of holiday movies.

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