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Hold Back the Dawn

Directed by Mitchell Leisen
1941    1h 56m    Not Rated
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.
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Cast of Hold Back the Dawn
  • Charles BoyerGeorges Iscovescu
  • Olivia de HavillandEmmy Brown
  • Paulette GoddardAnita Shaughnessy
  • Victor FrancenVan Den Luecken
  • Walter AbelInspector Hammock
  • Curt BoisBonbois
  • Rosemary DeCampBerta Kurz
  • Eric FeldaryJosef Kurz
  • Nestor PaivaFlores
  • Eva PuigLupita
  • Micheline CheirelChristine
  • Madeleine LebeauAnni
  • Billy LeeTony
  • Mikhail RasumnyMechanic
  • Charles ArntMr. MacAdams
  • Arthur LoftMr. Elvestad
  • Mitchell LeisenMr. Saxon
  • Norman AinsleyWaiter with Tray (uncredited)
  • George AndersonEmmy's Doctor (uncredited)
  • Gertrude AstorYoung Woman in Bar (uncredited)
  • Leon BelascoMr. Spitzer (uncredited)
  • Karin BoothGirl at Desk (uncredited)
  • Bobby CallahanChild (uncredited)
  • Stephen ChaseCop in Patrol Car (uncredited)
  • Russ ClarkCop in Patrol Car (uncredited)
  • Chester CluteMan in Climax Bar (uncredited)
  • Frank DaeHorace - Elderly Kiwanis Gentleman (uncredited)
  • Gordon De MainImmigration Guard (uncredited)
  • Brian DonlevyMovie Actor (uncredited)
  • James FlavinImmigration Guard (uncredited)
  • Donald DouglasJoe (uncredited)
  • Jimmie DundeePoliceman (uncredited)
  • William D. FarallaAssistant Director (uncredited)
  • Martin FaustGas Station Attendant (uncredited)
  • Edward FieldingAmerican Consul (uncredited)
  • Antonio FilauriMexican Priest (uncredited)
  • John HamiltonMac - Studio Receptionist (uncredited)
  • Mitchell IngrahamKiwanis Group Member (uncredited)
  • Soledad JiménezOld Peón's Wife (uncredited)
  • Kitty KellyAmerican Lady at Bullfight (uncredited)
  • Veronica LakeMovie Actress (uncredited)
  • Harold LandonStudio Tour Guide (uncredited)
  • MalaYoung Mexican Bridegroom (uncredited)
  • Francisco MaránMexican Doctor (uncredited)
  • Buddy MessingerHospital Elevator Operator (uncredited)
  • Ella NealBride (uncredited)
  • Mrs. Wilfrid NorthElderly Kiwanis Gentleman's Wife (uncredited)
  • Jean PhillipsNurse at Desk (uncredited)
  • Henry RoquemoreClarence - Driver of Car (uncredited)
  • Tony RouxThird Mechanic (uncredited)
  • Harry ShannonAmerican Immigration Official (uncredited)
  • Jesús TopeteSecond Mechanic (uncredited)
  • Carlos VillaríasMexican Judge (uncredited)
  • Richard WebbMovie Actor in Role of Jeff (uncredited)
  • June WilkinsVivienne Worthington (uncredited)
  • Sonny Boy WilliamsSam (uncredited)
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