Cast and Crew: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollabridgia, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Bernard Lee
What It’s About: On a trip to Africa a group of crooks draw a seemingly innocent British couple into their web. Hijinks ensue.
Why Watch it Today?: The great John Huston was born on this date in 1906. Although it was a box office flop, this mid-period film Huston co-wrote with Truman Capote has garnered a justified cult following over the years.
Other Choices: The Man Who Would Be King; The Maltese Falcon; The Treasure of the Sierra Madre; Key Largo. Huston was also memorable as an actor in everything from Chinatown to the voice of Gandalf in The Hobbit to a hilarious if embarrassing turn in the infamous Myra Breckinridge.