- Hold Back the Dawn
name = Hold Back the Dawn
caption= DVD cover
Arthur Hornblow Jr.
Charles Boyer Olivia de Havilland Paulette Goddard
26 September 1941
runtime = 116 min.
imdb_id = 0033722|
"Hold Back the Dawn" is a
1941romantic film in which a Romanian gigolomarries an American woman in Mexicoin order to gain entry to the United States, but winds up falling in love with her. It stars Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen, Walter Abel, Curt Boisand Rosemary DeCamp.
The movie was adapted by
Charles Brackettand Billy Wilderfrom the book by Ketti Frings. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen.
It was nominated for
Academy Awardsfor Best Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia de Havilland), Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White, Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay.
*Charles Boyer as Georges Iscovescu
*Olivia de Havilland as Emmy Brown
*Paulette Goddard as Anita Dixon
*Victor Francen as Van Den Luecken
*Walter Abel as Inspector Hammock
*Curt Bois as Bonbois
*Rosemary DeCamp as Berta Kurz
*Eric Feldary as Josef Kurz
*Nestor Paiva as Fred Flores
*Eva Puig as Lupita
*Micheline Cheirel as Christine
*Madeleine LeBeau as Anni
*Billy Lee as Tony
*Mikhail Rasumny as Mechanic
*Charles Arnt as Mr. John MacAdams
*Arthur Loft as Mr. Elvestad
*Mitchell Leisen as Mr. Dwight Saxon
*imdb title | id=0033722 | title=Hold Back the Dawn
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