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The Barefoot Contessa(1954)

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Brief Synopsis

A Spanish dancer becomes an international star but still longs to get her feet in the dirt.

Cast & Crew

Humphrey Bogart Harry Dawes
Ava Gardner Maria Vargas [also known as Maria D'Amata]
Edmond O'Brien Oscar Muldoon
Marius Goring Alberto Bravano
Valentina Cortesa Eleanora [Torlato-Favrini]
Rossano Brazzi Vincenzo [Torlato-Favrini]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Sep 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  [1.75:1]
Produced in association with Angelo Rizzoli and Robert Haggiag
EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Figaro, Inc.
Duration(mins):  128 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Lush cinematography and STAR!

    RedRain 2014-02-19

    Ava Gardner, as Maria Vargas, was truly never more beautiful than she was in this film. (It was doubly intriguing, as she went barefoot in real life before... MORE>

  • Great Movie!

    ClassicFilBuff57 2014-02-18

    This may have been based on Rita Hayworth, but Ava Gardner was well suited because it was like her life as well.Bogart was great in the film as was Ava.... MORE>

  • The Barefoot Contessa

    Goetan 2013-11-02

    Partly-based on Rita Hayworth's life as she became one of the most-desired women on earth. Gardner and Bogart give solid performances, O'Brien... MORE>