Key Largo


(out of 5)

Exciting intrigue in the Florida keys! When a big-time gangster () needs a place to hide out from the police and the oncoming tropical storms, he takes a hotel hostage and forces the owner () and his daughter () to keep him comfortable. Luckily, acid-tongued is also stuck there with them and manages to save the day. is excellent as Robinson’s booze-loving mistress in this terrific drama that features incredibly tense moments under the direction of the legendary John Huston.

USA, 1948

Directed by John Huston

Screenplay by , John Huston, based on the play by

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Cast Tags:   , , , , , , , , , , ,

Academy Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Claire Trevor as “Gaye”)

Writers Guild Award Nomination
Best Written American Drama



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