> HOLD BACK THE DAWN - 1941 - OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND - CHARLES BOYER - PAULETTE GODDARD - RARE DVD
HOLD BACK THE DAWN - 1941 - OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND - CHARLES BOYER - PAULETTE GODDARD - RARE DVD
Told in flashback from a preface in which the main character visits Paramount to sell his story! 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.
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Writers: Ketti Frings (story "Memo to a Movie Producer"), Charles Brackett.
Stars: Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard