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The Affairs of Cellini (1934)

Passed  -  Comedy | Drama | History  -  24 August 1934 (USA)
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The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.

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Duchess of Florence
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Alessandro - Duke of Florence
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Angela
Vince Barnett ...
Jessie Ralph ...
Beatrice
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Ottaviano
Jay Eaton ...
Polverino
Paul Harvey ...
Emissary
Jack Rutherford ...
Captain of the Guards (as John Rutherford)
Irene Ware ...
Daughter of the Royal House of Bocci
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The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.

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Comedy | Drama | History

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Release Date:

24 August 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Firebrand  »

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Budget:

$549,370 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 27, 1946 with Frank Morgan reprising his film role. See more »

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Duchess of Florence: Jelly - how like the men of our times.
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A DISAPPOINTMENT FOR LA CAVA FANS
30 May 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Gregory La Cava is one of Hollywood's great directors, but this isn't up to his standard, despite a good cast. Though supposedly a comedy of manners, it's really a swashbuckler with hardly any swash. Morgan, a milquetoast king though he tries to act ferocious, overdoes his "well I don't...ahem...do you really...oh well, I..." routine. Fay Wray is best as an artist's model. She's sexy, yet so dumb she hasn't the imagination for romance. At one point, when the other characters are trying to get her to take part in an elaborate charade to make someone think that someone is not someone's lover, she says, "Oh, this is so silly." One of the few really funny lines, and, sadly, all too true.


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