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Cluny Brown (1946)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 29 May 1946 (Sweden)
A free-spirited parlor maid and a Czech refugee surprise an English village with their unconventional ways.

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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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"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 »

Goofs

Midway through the film, Andrew Carmel drives through the village on his way to his parents' country house. However, when Belinski leaves the Carmel house he is driven through the village traveling in the same direction on the same road as Andrew was driving towards the house. See more »

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Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream: Why do people go to cocktail parties?
Andrew Carmel: Because people give cocktail parties.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream: Why do people give them?
John Frewen: Because people go to them.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream: It's a vicious circle... like perpetual motion.
Andrew Carmel: It's depressing. Parties and people laughing with Europe on the brink.
John Frewen: Yes, Hitler and Vienna and Prague and people go around having fun.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream: Oh, I'm so tired of hearing about Hitler and Mussolini and...
Andrew Carmel: Betty, I'm surprised! You talk like a superficial girl who thinks of nothing but her pink and white complexion.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream: You seemed ...
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Sweet, feel-good movie
15 December 2006 | by (Louisiana) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Charles Boyer is always such a smooth actor. Im a sucker for a French accent. It was simple movie with a simple plot. Jennifer Jones was cute in the movie but not the best acting I've seen her do. I really liked her character though. I've watched this movie about 15 times and I cant really explain why, except that it makes me feel good. This is the kind of movie you want to watch if its a rainy, cold day outside and you can curl up with a cup of cocoa. The cocoa will warm your insides and the movie Cluny Brown will warm your heart. I will always treasure this sweet simple romantic comedy. Keep in mind that this is a very old movie and the purpose was for entertainment back then, not detailed plot twists. I think that this movie is worth watching, but don't stop after the first 15 minutes, it does get better. Just watch it!!!Trust me!!


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