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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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Casanova (Cass) Brown
... Isabel Drury
... Mr. Ferris
... Madge Ferris
... Mr. Drury (as Edmond Breon)
... Mrs. Drury
... Dr. Zernerke
... Monica Case
... Frank
Isobel Elsom ... Mrs. Ferris
... Charles
Charles Cane ... Hicks
... Junior (as Larry Joe Olsen)
... Hotel Manager
... 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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The value of the house Casanova Brown burns down was $750,000. See more »

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Mr. Ferris: If the poor can get any satisfaction out of being proud, well, why not? It costs nothing.
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Version of Little Accident (1939) See more »

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Teresa Wright and Gary Cooper seem to try very hard,...
10 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

This "screwy comedy" seems very forced. Indeed, the actors TRY very hard to make a go of an essentially unfunny script. And, as a result it doesn't really go anywhere. The idea of a woman finding out she was pregnant after getting a quickie divorce just isn't all that funny. And then, when Cooper sneaks off with the baby because he doesn't want it put up for adoption just seems terribly unfunny and it's really pushing hard to turn this into a comedy. It's really a shame, too, as the actors were more capable than the script and I found myself just bored by the whole mess. Considering that Cooper made so many GOOD comedies, I recommend you see them instead.


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