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Hold Back the Dawn

Hold Back the Dawn(1941)

Also Known As: Ensenada | Memo to a Movie Producer | The Golden Door |

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Brief Synopsis

A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.

Cast & Crew

Charles Boyer George Iscovescu
Paulette Goddard Anita Dixon
Victor Francen Van Den Luecken
Walter Abel Inspector Hammock
Curt Bois Bonbois
Rosemary DeCamp Berta Kurz
Eric Feldary Josef Kurz
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 11 Sep 1941
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  AFI
also on 9237*
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  114-116 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,269    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • hold back the dawn

    kevin sellers 2016-07-30

    Like most Mitchell Leisen films it rises or falls depending on the screenplay, and in this case, with a fine, seedy James M. Cain-ish type script by Billy... MORE>

  • One of the best

    Sharon Sparks 2015-04-19

    This is truly one of my all time favorites.The first thing I do when I get my Now Playing is hit the index to see if it is going to be on.Much to my... MORE>

  • Superior movie making

    Ron Kerrigan 2013-03-04

    Although I am not a fan of Boyer, I find this a wonderful movie experience. Acting is terrific, plot is interesting (and timely) and although there is a... MORE>