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The Barefoot Contessa

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The Barefoot Contessa begins at the funeral of [[Performer~P25893~Ava Gardner~avagardner]], a former Spanish peasant, cabaret dancer and movie star, who at the time of her death was a full-fledged contessa. Her life story unfolds in flashback recollections from her mourners. Film director [[Performer~P7027~Humphrey Bogart~humphreybogart]] recalls how his career was saved when he discovered [[Performer~P25893~Gardner~avagardner]] on behalf of [[Performer~P95114~Howard R. Hughes~howardrhughes]]-like mogul...more

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