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

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1.37 : 1
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According to a 1934 newspaper article, Constance Bennett wore 20 costumes in the film. Weighed together, they amounted to 1,000 pounds of wardrobe; The heaviest of Bennett's costumes was 44 pounds, while the rest averaged about 30. See more »

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Duchess of Florence: Jelly - how like the men of our times.
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A Charming, Shining Gem
9 July 2003 | by (Springfield, Missouri) – See all my reviews

Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Actor for Frank Morgan (best known for his many roles in "The Wizard of Oz"), this film is a rare gem that's well worth it's 80 minutes. The film showcases wonderful performances from an all-star cast that includes Fredric March ("The Best Years of Our Lives"), Fay Wray ("King Kong"), and Constance Bennett. Witty and clever dialogue is a strong point in the film and everyone makes this comedy as funny as it can be.

Fox Movie Channel is showing this from time to time, so definitely stop and see it if you have the chance. Not only will you get to a rare Oscar-nominated film, but a brilliant comedy with a remarkable cast.


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