The Barefoot Contessa (1954)

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At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes was a not very successful writer/director when he and movie producer Kirk Edwards ... See full summary »

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  • Humphrey Bogart and Ava Gardner in The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
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Joseph L. Mankiewicz


Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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Did You Know?


Although Ava Gardner had never danced on screen before, she rehearsed the number for three weeks. When the playback machine broke during filming, she didn't miss a step, dancing as the extras clapped out the beat.


Myrna: I'm a frightened tramp.


When Dawes is speaking to Maria about coming to America, he is sitting down and leaning forward. When Maria stands up and moves to the side, Dawes is suddenly leaning back with his elbow on the railing.


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Crime | Drama | Mystery | Romance

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