Hold Back the Dawn

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Overview

Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old partner Anita, who's done likewise. But after sweeping teacher Emmy Brown off her feet, he finds her so sweet that love and jealousy endanger his plans.

  1. Mitchell Leisen

    Director

  2. Manuel Reachi

    Screenplay

  3. Richard Maibaum

    Screenplay

  4. Ketti Frings

    Story

  5. Charles Brackett

    Writer

  6. Billy Wilder

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charles Boyer

    Charles Boyer

    Georges Iscovescu

  2. Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland

    Emmy Brown

  3. Paulette Goddard

    Paulette Goddard

    Anita Dixon

  4. Victor Francen

    Victor Francen

    Van Den Luecken

  5. Walter Abel

    Walter Abel

    Inspector Hammock

  6. Curt Bois

    Curt Bois

    Bonbois

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

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  • September 26, 1941
    Theatrical

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