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Casanova Brown (1944)

Approved | | Comedy | 26 December 1944 (Sweden)
Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her ... See full summary »

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Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel, was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her from being adopted. Isabel's parents hunt for the child and discover that Cass and Isabel are still hopelessly in love. Written by Anonymous

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LIGHT-HEARTED ROMANCE! LIGHT-HEADED COMEDY! WITH A GREAT LOVER! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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26 December 1944 (Sweden)  »

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Casanova Júnior  »

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Paulette Goddard was originally considered for the Teresa Wright role. See more »

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Mr. Ferris: [after blithly telling his daughter the groom isn't coming] What do you all say we catch a movie tonight?
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Version of Little Accident (1939) See more »

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Labored Comedy
2 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

A man named Casanova becomes involved with a number of women and a cute baby. This attempt at screwball comedy has a few amusing moments but much of the humor is forced. Despite the efforts of veteran screenwriter Johnson and director Woods, the film takes a while to get going and soon runs out of steam. Cooper tries hard but can't overcome the weak script. Morgan comes off best, playing Cooper's would-be father-in-law. Wright is perky as Cooper's wife, but seems too young for him; there was an age difference of over 17 years between them. Interestingly, the baby girl is played by a fellow named Billy Chapin, who went on to have a brief acting career before retiring at age 16.


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