About the film
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Hold Back the Dawn
Release Date: September 26, 1941
|Slogan||:||«Three great stars in the story of love...coldly conceived from a man's need, and a woman's desire!»|
|Producers||:||Arthur Hornblow Jr., Lonnie D'Orsa, Charles Woolstenhulme, Norman Lacey|
|Writers||:||Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, Richard Maibaum, Ketti Frings, Manuel Reachi|
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.