Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Release Date - Sep 26, 1941  |   Run Time - 125 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - TV-PG
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Hold Back the Dawn is a 1941 romantic film in which a Romanian gigolo marries an American woman in Mexico in order to gain entry to the United States, but winds up falling in love with her. It stars Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen, Walter Abel, Curt Bois and Rosemary DeCamp. The movie was adapted by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder from the book by Ketti Frings. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen. It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia de Havilland), Best Writing, Screenplay, Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White, Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, and Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture.

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Tags

Actor, American, Book, Border, Cinematography, Gigolo, Immigration, Jealousy, Love, Mexico, Teacher, Telephone, Tobacco, Usa

Attributes

Based On: based on novels
Narrative Location: Mexico
Subject: about immigration to the United States

Alternate Titles

A Minha História
PT
A Porta de Ouro
BR
As min ximerosi pote
GR
Brána ke stéstí
CZ, CS
Das goldene Tor
AT, DE
Det må ikke blive morgen
DK
Door de gouden poort
BE
Ensenada
US
Erwachen in der Dämmerung
DE
Hold Back the Dawn
CA, JP, GB, US
La det ikke bli dag
NO
La porta d'oro
IT
La porte d'or
CA, FR
La puerta de oro
MX, VE
Memo to a Movie Director
nu, US
Natten är så kort...
SE
Par la porte d'or
BE, FR
Parancsolj a csillagoknak
HU
Sabah Olmasın
TR
Si no amaneciera
AR, ES
The Golden Door
nu, US
Yö on liian lyhyt
FI
Zlote wrota
PL
Ας μην ξημερώσει ποτέ
GR
良宵苦短
CN