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Director:
Writers:
Samuel Hoffenstein (screenplay) and
Elizabeth Reinhardt (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
29 May 1946 (Sweden) See more »
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Plot:
A free-spirited parlor maid and a Czech refugee surprise an English village with their unconventional ways. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Boring: Cluny should have remained a plumber See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Boyer ... Adam Belinski

Jennifer Jones ... Cluny Brown

Peter Lawford ... Andrew Carmel

Helen Walker ... Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream

Reginald Gardiner ... Hilary Ames

Reginald Owen ... Sir Henry Carmel

C. Aubrey Smith ... Col. Charles Duff Graham (as Sir C. Aubrey Smith)

Richard Haydn ... Jonathan W. Wilson
Margaret Bannerman ... Lady Alice Carmel

Sara Allgood ... Mrs. Maile

Ernest Cossart ... Syrette

Florence Bates ... Dowager at Ames' Party

Una O'Connor ... Mrs. Wilson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Norman Ainsley ... Mr. Tupham (uncredited)

Billy Bevan ... Uncle Arn Porritt (uncredited)

Whit Bissell ... Archie, Dowager's Son (uncredited)
Bette Rae Brown ... Girl at Party (uncredited)
Charles Coleman ... Constable Birkins (uncredited)
Harold De Becker ... Mr. Snaffle (uncredited)
Michael Dyne ... John Frewen (uncredited)
Rex Evans ... Comic Pianist at Party (uncredited)
Betty Fairfax ... Mrs. Watkins, Pharmacy Customer (uncredited)

Billy Gray ... Richard Watkins, Boy in Pharmacy (uncredited)

Edna Holland ... Onlooker Outside Bookstore (uncredited)
George Kirby ... Mr. Latham (uncredited)

Queenie Leonard ... Weller (uncredited)
Mira McKinney ... Author's Wife (uncredited)
Clive Morgan ... Herbert - Colonel's Butler (uncredited)
Philip Morris ... New York Policeman (uncredited)

Ottola Nesmith ... Mrs. Tupham (uncredited)
Jean Prescott ... Mrs. Snaffle (uncredited)
Constance Purdy ... Onlooker Outside Bookstore (uncredited)
Christopher Severn ... Master Ronald Snaffle (uncredited)

Buster Slaven ... English Boy on Bike (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ... Butler at Party (uncredited)
Al Winters ... Rollins (uncredited)

Directed by
Ernst Lubitsch 
 
Writing credits
Samuel Hoffenstein (screenplay) and
Elizabeth Reinhardt (screenplay)

Margery Sharp (novel)

James Hilton  contributing writer

Produced by
Ernst Lubitsch .... producer
 
Original Music by
Cyril J. Mockridge  (as Cyril Mockridge)
 
Cinematography by
Joseph LaShelle (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Dorothy Spencer 
 
Art Direction by
J. Russell Spencer 
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
 
Costume Design by
Bonnie Cashin 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tom Dudley .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Paul S. Fox .... associate set decorator
 
Sound Department
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
Arthur von Kirbach .... sound (as Arthur L. Kirbach)
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lloyd Ahern Sr. .... second camera operator (uncredited)
Edwin Hammeras .... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
Edward Snyder .... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
J.O. Taylor .... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugene Joseff .... jeweller (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Lyman Hallowell .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Maurice De Packh .... orchestrator (as Maurice DePackh)
Emil Newman .... musical director
Charles Althouse .... music mixer (uncredited)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Neal .... music mixer (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Margaret Bannerman .... accent coach (uncredited)
Élise Girard .... press attache France: 2002 re-release (uncredited)
Katherine Lambert .... research assistant (uncredited)
Harry Lloyd Morris .... researcher (uncredited)
Frances C. Richardson .... research director (uncredited)
Jean-Michel Rodon .... press attache France: 2002 re-release (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
100 min | Hong Kong:96 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Finland:S | Spain:T | Sweden:Btl | UK:A | UK:U (DVD rating) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #11436)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 27, 1947 with Charles Boyer reprising his film role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Adam Belinski:You couldn't have prescribed a better sedative than yourself!
Jonathan Wilson:Thank you Sir.
Adam Belinski:Not at all.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in She's Funny That Way (2014)See more »

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5 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Boring: Cluny should have remained a plumber, 21 January 2009
Author: debo-mills from Toronto, Canada

I thought this movie started out well: funny and unusual, with the main character of a female plumber in London. I was anticipating lots of funny situations as Cluny plied her trade around the city. But Cluny is quickly moved into the boring typical role of housemaid in a stuffy English manor, and nothing much of interest happens after that. Within days she becomes engaged to the local chemist (I found it unbelievable that such a beautiful woman would settle for the unattractive, dull chemist as a suitor: surely men from miles around (of every class!) would have been beating a path to Cluny's door!).

Good performances from Jennifer Jones (although her British accent wasn't very strong) and Charles Boyer, however.

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