Santana Productions

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Santana Productions was a film production company founded in 1948 by Humphrey Bogart. It was named after his yacht (and the cabin cruiser in Key Largo).[1] The company released its films through Columbia Pictures but the majority of its motion picturesm lost money at the box office, ultimately forcing the sale of Santana.[2]

Feature films[edit]

Year Title Distributor Producer Director Star(s) Notes
1949 Knock on Any Door Columbia Robert Lord Nicholas Ray Humphrey Bogart & John Derek
1949 Tokyo Joe Columbia Robert Lord Stuart Heisler Humphrey Bogart & Alexander Knox
1949 And Baby Makes Three Columbia Robert Lord Henry Levin Robert Young & Barbara Hale
1950 In a Lonely Place Columbia Robert Lord Nicholas Ray Humphrey Bogart & Gloria Grahame Added to the National Film Registry in 2007
1951 Sirocco Columbia Robert Lord Curtis Bernhardt Humphrey Bogart & Lee J. Cobb
1951 The Family Secret Columbia Robert Lord Henry Levin John Derek & Lee J. Cobb
1953 Beat the Devil United Artists John Huston John Huston Humphrey Bogart & Jennifer Jones Co-produced with Romulus Films (UK); Screenplay by Truman Capote


  1. ^ Meyers 1997, p. 236.
  2. ^ Meyers 1997, pp. 240–241.


  • Meyers, Jeffrey (1997). Bogart: A Life in Hollywood. London: Andre Deutsch. ISBN 978-0-395-77399-4.

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