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Cluny Brown (1946)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 29 May 1946 (Sweden)
Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate. While there, she becomes friendly with Adam Belinski, a charming Czech refugee. She... See full summary »

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Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate. While there, she becomes friendly with Adam Belinski, a charming Czech refugee. She also becomes interested in a dull shopkeeper named Mr. Wilson. Belinski soon falls in love with Cluny and tries to keep her from marrying Wilson. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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El pecado de Cluny Brown  »

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 23, 1950 with Charles Boyer reprising his film role. See more »

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Hilary Ames: Relieve the drain, relieve the strain.
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Classy Classic
27 August 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

The Lubitsch Touch is evident in this witty, intelligent film. Jennifer Jones shows a vivacity and humor she had never displayed before and would not again until her clever performance in "Beat The Devil". In one amazing scene where she cannot resist showing her wares as a Plumber (to the disdain of the other party guests) she gets to play a reaction to the debacle that is amazing in its combination of pathos and hilarity. Very interesting character actors including a very, very funny Una O'Connor (whose dialogue consists mainly of incessantly clearing her throat), the light as a feather and dead on playing of Margaret Bannerman, and also a chance to see Helen Walker. Charles Boyer plays with his customary light touch and is the anchor to this film, but finally it is Jennifer Jones' performance that takes one breath away and stays with you long after you've seen it.


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