Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

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.

Directing:
  • Mitchell Leisen

Writing:
  • Charles Brackett
  • Richard Maibaum
  • Billy Wilder

Stars:
Release Date: 1941-09-26
themoviedb icon 6.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: Español | English
  • Runtime: 116

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Chester Clute
Man in Climax Bar (uncredited)
Gertrude Astor
Gertrude Asto...
Young Woman in Bar (uncredited)
Brian Donlevy
Brian Donlevy
Movie Actor (uncredited)
Nestor Paiva
Nestor Paiva
Fred Flores
Victor Francen
Victor France...
Van Den Luecken
Arthur Loft
Arthur Loft
Mr. Elvestad
Charles Arnt
Charles Arnt
Mr. John MacAdams
Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
Georges Iscovescu
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Hav...
Emmy Brown
Paulette Goddard
Paulette Godd...
Anita Dixon
Walter Abel
Walter Abel
Inspector Hammock
Curt Bois
Curt Bois
Bonbois
Rosemary DeCamp
Rosemary DeCa...
Berta Kurz
Micheline Cheirel
Micheline Che...
Christine
Madeleine Lebeau
Madeleine Leb...
Anni
Mikhail Rasumny
Mikhail Rasum...
Mechanic
Veronica Lake
Veronica Lake
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Mala
Mala
Young Mexican Bridegroom (uncredited)
Karin Booth
Karin Booth
Girl at Desk (uncredited)
Stephen Chase
Stephen Chase
Cop in Patrol Car (uncredited)
Frank Dae
Frank Dae
Horace - Elderly Kiwanis Gentleman (uncredited)
Gordon De Main
Gordon De Mai...
Immigration Guard (uncredited)
James Flavin
James Flavin
Immigration Guard (uncredited)
Donald Douglas
Donald Dougla...
Joe (uncredited)
Edward Fielding
Edward Fieldi...
American Consul (uncredited)
John Hamilton
John Hamilton
Mac - Studio Receptionist (uncredited)
Soledad Jiménez
Soledad Jimén...
Old Peón's Wife (uncredited)
Kitty Kelly
Kitty Kelly
American Lady at Bullfight (uncredited)
Ella Neal
Ella Neal
Bride (uncredited)
Harry Shannon
Harry Shannon
American Immigration Official (uncredited)
Richard Webb
Richard Webb
Movie Actor in Role of Jeff (uncredited)
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