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Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Not Rated
116 min | Drama, Romance

Stopped in Mexico by U.S. Immigration, Georges Iscovescu hopes to get into the country by marrying a citizen.
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Writers
Ketti Frings (story "Memo to a Movie Producer") | Charles Brackett | Billy Wilder
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Status
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Updated Sep 11, 1941

Release date
Sep 26, 1941 (United States)

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63 cast members
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Charles Boyer
Georges Iscovescu Georges Iscovescu   See fewer
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Olivia de Havilland
Emmy Brown Emmy Brown   See fewer
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Paulette Goddard
Anita Dixon Anita Dixon   See fewer
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Victor Francen
Van Den Luecken Van Den Luecken   See fewer
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Walter Abel
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Curt Bois
Bonbois Bonbois   See fewer
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Rosemary DeCamp
Berta Kurz Berta Kurz   See fewer
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Eric Feldary
Josef Kurz Josef Kurz   See fewer
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Nestor Paiva
Fred Flores Fred Flores   See fewer
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Eva Puig
Lupita Lupita   See fewer
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Micheline Cheirel
Christine Christine   See fewer
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Mikhail Rasumny
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Charles Arnt
Mr. John MacAdams Mr. John MacAdams   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Mr. Elvestad Mr. Elvestad   See fewer
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Mitchell Leisen
Mr. Dwight Saxon Mr. Dwight Saxon   See fewer
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Norman Ainsley
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George Anderson
Emmy's Doctor (uncredited) Emmy's Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertrude Astor
Young Woman in Bar (uncredited) Young Woman in Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon Belasco
Mr. Spitzer (uncredited) Mr. Spitzer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karin Booth
Girl at Desk (uncredited) Girl at Desk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Callahan
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Chase
Cop in Patrol Car (uncredited) Cop in Patrol Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Clark
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Chester Clute
Man in Climax Bar (uncredited) Man in Climax Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Dae
Horace - Elderly Kiwanis Gentleman (uncredited) Horace - Elderly Kiwanis Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon De Main
Immigration Guard (uncredited) Immigration Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Donlevy
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Donald Douglas
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Faust
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Fielding
American Consul (uncredited) American Consul (uncredited)   See fewer
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Antonio Filauri
Mexican Priest (uncredited) Mexican Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Immigration Guard (uncredited) Immigration Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Mac - Studio Receptionist (uncredited) Mac - Studio Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Ingraham
Kiwanis Group Member (uncredited) Kiwanis Group Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Soledad Jiménez
Old Peón's Wife (uncredited) Old Peón's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kitty Kelly
American Lady at Bullfight (uncredited) American Lady at Bullfight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Veronica Lake
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Harold Landon
Studio Tour Guide (uncredited) Studio Tour Guide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reigh Lang
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mala
Young Mexican Bridegroom (uncredited) Young Mexican Bridegroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mari
Corpse (uncredited) Corpse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francisco Marán
Mexican Doctor (uncredited) Mexican Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Messinger
Hospital Elevator Operator (uncredited) Hospital Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ella Neal
Bride (uncredited) Bride (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mrs. Wilfrid North
Elderly Kiwanis Gentleman's Wife (uncredited) Elderly Kiwanis Gentleman's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Phillips
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June Pickerell
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Daniel Rea
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Henry Roquemore
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Harry Shannon
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Suicide Victim (uncredited) Suicide Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mexican Judge (uncredited) Mexican Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Webb
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Sonny Boy Williams
Sam (uncredited) Sam (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 1,691 votes