About the film
Release Date: November 30, 1944
|Slogan||:||«The Musical Love Story of Pan-America!»|
|Genres||:||Comedy, Romance, Music|
|Production Companies||:||Republic Pictures|
|Writers||:||Richard English, Frank Gill Jr., Laura Kerr, Aloysio de Oliveira, Ned Washington|
Brazil is perhaps the best of the handful of US films made by Brazilian singing sensation Tito Guizar. In typical screwball-comedy fashion, the plot is set in motion by authoress Nicky Henderson, who has hit the best-seller charts with her latest tome, Why Marry a Latin? While researching her next book in Rio De Janeiro, she finds out "why" when she meets handsome songwriter Miguel Soares. Upon learning about Nicky's book, Miguel decides to teach her a few lessons in the affairs of the heart. Edward Everett Horton is also on hand, twittering his way through the role of a well-meaning buttinsky. Thanks to the "Good Neighbor" policy of the 1940s, South American musicals were a glut on the market, but Brazil was good enough on its own merits to pay its way at the box office.