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Screen On The Green: Beat The Devil (1953)

The Invention of Glory features depictions of Europeans traveling to Africa to conquer lands and control resources. Five centuries later, director John Hutson and actor Humphrey Bogart give us the tale of a group of Europeans and Americans making their way to Africa in the hope of exploring the natural resources there. Difficult to categorize, this film has been described as a comedic parody of the film noir gengre.

Running time; 89 min; this film was rated R in 1953, but is appropriate for all ages by current Motion Picture of America Association standards.

All films begin at sundown (approximately 8:00 p.m.) East lawn adjacent to the Museum.

Location: San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado Balboa Park, San Diego: Google Maps

Movie poster for Beat the Devil (1953).

Above: Movie poster for Beat the Devil (1953).

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