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Casanova Brown (1944)

Approved | | Comedy | 14 September 1944 (Mexico)
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 »

Director:

Sam Wood

Writers:

Floyd Dell (play), Nunnally Johnson | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Cooper ... Casanova (Cass) Brown
Teresa Wright ... Isabel Drury
Frank Morgan ... Mr. Ferris
Anita Louise ... Madge Ferris
Edmund Breon ... Mr. Drury (as Edmond Breon)
Patricia Collinge ... Mrs. Drury
Jill Esmond ... Dr. Zernerke
Mary Treen ... Monica Case
Emory Parnell ... Frank
Isobel Elsom ... Mrs. Ferris
Halliwell Hobbes ... Charles
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... Hicks
Larry Olsen ... Junior (as Larry Joe Olsen)
Irving Bacon ... Hotel Manager
Dorothy Tree ... Nurse Clark
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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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Don Juan did all right in his day...but he was a piker compared to Casanova Brown See more »

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Comedy

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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 11, 1944 with Gary Cooper reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

The year on a postmark seen in a closeup is 1944, but the tag on the baby's basket indicates the year is 1941. See more »

Quotes

Casanova Brown: [dreamily] Her eyes were like burned, charred embers in a field of snow.
Mr. Ferris: Big face, eh?
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Connections

Version of Little Accident (1930) See more »

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26 July 2009 | by debategodSee all my reviews

There are a lot of negative reviews for this movie. But I have to disagree with most of them. While it is not the best movie you will ever see it is not as bad as everyone says it is. Gary Cooper is one of his lovable characters that he always is. While sure nowadays this movie would seem almost criminal but the movie not meant to be taken seriously it is a comedy. There is no amazing performances or outstanding direction. But their is something lovable about Cooper's character. I saw a review once that said this was a pathetic attempt at screwball comedy. Well I have to say that is a little harsh I can think of at least 5-10 movies that are worse at screwball comedies than this. So in my opinion don't skip this one you might just enjoy it.


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Language:

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Release Date:

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