Aired Saturday June 19, 10:05am - 11:45amon Great Movies Classic +1

The Barefoot Contessa (1954)

Drama

The story of Maria Vargas, a Spanish peasant who, thanks to her beauty, rocketed to fame as a movie star. Told in flashback at her funeral, film director Harry Dawes recalls discovering her, PR Oscar Muldoon remembers how she was wooed and then abandoned by Alberto Bravano, and her husband Count Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini recounts how his world crumbled after he revealed a secret.

Country
USA
Cast and crew
  • Joseph MankiewiczDirector
  • Humphrey BogartHarry Dawes
  • Ava GardnerMaria Vargas
  • Edmond O'BrienOscar Muldoon
  • Marius GoringAlberto Bravano
  • Rossano BrazziCount Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini
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