The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – Posing for a Statue Scene (12/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – Posing for a Statue: Maria (Ava Gardner) poses for a statue and Harry (Humphrey Bogart) gives her away at her wedding to the Count (Rossano Brazzi). FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities of stardom weigh on Maria, … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – Posing for a Statue Scene (12/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – Maria Dances Scene (11/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – Maria Dances: The Count (Rossano Brazzi) makes eye contact with Maria (Ava Gardner) while she’s dancing. FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities of stardom weigh on Maria, she seeks a genuine lover with whom she can escape. … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – Maria Dances Scene (11/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – You Are Not a Woman Scene (10/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – You Are Not a Woman: Alberto (Marius Goring) berates Maria (Ava Gardner) until he receives a slap from the Count (Rossano Brazzi). FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities of stardom weigh on Maria, she seeks a genuine … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – You Are Not a Woman Scene (10/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – Maria On Display Scene (9/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – Maria On Display: Oscar (Edmond O’Brien) recalls the way Maria (Ava Gardner) held off the advances of Alberto (Marius Goring) and everyone else. FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities of stardom weigh on Maria, she seeks a … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – Maria On Display Scene (9/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – You're a Liar Scene (8/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – You’re a Liar: Kirk (Warren Stevens) and Alberto (Marius Goring) face off in an argument caused by their competing affections for Maria (Ava Gardner). FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities of stardom weigh on Maria, she seeks … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – You're a Liar Scene (8/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – I'm Drunk Scene (7/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – I’m Drunk: A drunken blonde (Diana Decker) accosts Maria (Ava Gardner) at a party and demands to know which rich producer she plans to seduce. FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities of stardom weigh on Maria, she … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – I'm Drunk Scene (7/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – What a Business Scene (6/12) | Movieclips

The Barefoot Contessa – What a Business: Faced with the news of Maria’s father murdering her mother, Kirk (Warren Stevens) and Oscar (Edmond O’Brien) consider how best to keep the tragedy out of the headlines. FILM DESCRIPTION:Washed-up film director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) gets a second chance at stardom when he discovers stunning peasant Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) dancing in a nightclub in Madrid, Spain. Goaded by his producer, strong-arming Wall Street financier Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), Harry convinces her to screen test for, and then star in, his next big picture. But as Edwards’ possessive nature and the realities … Continue reading The Barefoot Contessa (1954) – What a Business Scene (6/12) | Movieclips