High stakes battle of wits and morals between gentlemen crooks, set in beautiful Portugal.
Did You Know?
When Aristides Mavros is walking in the garden with a girl, she reads out a passage from Lord Byron's "Don Juan". Later, Capt. Evans tells Mrs. Merrill how much Lord Byron admired the Portuguese region of Sintra. See more
When dining with "Sylvia Merrill" in Alfama, she inquires about the song "Old Lisbon" (yes, "Ancient Lisbon") being played in the restaurant. "Captain Robert John Evans " tells her "It's sort of a Home, Sweet Home, for Brazilians". Only a fiendish evil crook could display such ignorance about the beautiful music composed in 1937 by Raúl Portela with lyrics by José Galhardo and Amadeu do Vale. A Portuguese classic that Amália dos Santos made famous. Nelson Riddle took it to America and made it the soundtrack for "Lisbon". See more
Maria Maddalena Masanet
[reading aloud an excerpt from Lord Byron's "Don Juan", Canto I, Stanza 83, to Aristides Mavros
But who, alas! can love, and then be wise? / Not that remorse did not oppose temptation; / A little still she strove, and much repented / And whispering 'I will ne'er consent' - consented.
Music by Augusto Santos
and José Galhardo
Lyrics by 'Raul Portela' (uncredited)
Sung by Anita Guerreiro
(uncredited) See more