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Knickerbocker Holiday (1944)

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85 min | Comedy, History, Musical

It's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While Brom is in prison, old "Peg-Leg" goes on the make...See moreIt's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While Brom is in prison, old "Peg-Leg" goes on the make for Brom's sweetheart. But, when "Peg-Leg" is forced to release Brom... Watch-out! Written by Kelly See less
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Writers
Maxwell Anderson (from the play by) | Kurt Weill (from the play by) | Thomas Lennon (adaptation) | David Boehm (screenplay) & 2 more
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Updated Mar 17, 1944

Release date
Mar 17, 1944 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Nelson Eddy
Brom Broeck Brom Broeck   See fewer
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Charles Coburn
Peter Stuyvesant Peter Stuyvesant   See fewer
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Constance Dowling
Tina Tienhoven Tina Tienhoven   See fewer
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Ernest Cossart
Tienhoven Tienhoven   See fewer
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Shelley Winters
Ulda Tienhoven (as Shelley Winter) Ulda Tienhoven (as Shelley Winter)   See fewer
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Johnnie Davis
Tenpin (as Johnny 'Scat' Davis) Tenpin (as Johnny 'Scat' Davis)   See fewer
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Percy Kilbride
Schermerhorn Schermerhorn   See fewer
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Otto Kruger
Roosevelt Roosevelt   See fewer
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Fritz Feld
Poffenburgh Poffenburgh   See fewer
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Richard Hale
Tammany Tammany   See fewer
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Carmen Amaya
Gypsy Dancer Gypsy Dancer   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Peter Van Stoon (uncredited) Peter Van Stoon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Baldwin
First Pal (uncredited) First Pal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sven Hugo Borg
Swedish Colonist (uncredited) Swedish Colonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Bradley
Councilman (uncredited) Councilman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bunny
Old Man (uncredited) Old Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Cameron
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Town Trumpeter (uncredited) Town Trumpeter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Connie Conrad
A Councilman's Wife (uncredited) A Councilman's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Corthell
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold DeGarro
Stilt Walker (uncredited) Stilt Walker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fern Emmett
Critical Woman (uncredited) Critical Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Fulton
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Granger
Barmaid (uncredited) Barmaid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobbie Hale
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Johnson
Juggler (uncredited) Juggler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Johnson
Juggler (uncredited) Juggler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Judels
Renasaler (uncredited) Renasaler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Casey MacGregor
Fire Eater (uncredited) Fire Eater (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverley MacNeill
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Manley
Punch and Judy Show (uncredited) Punch and Judy Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferdinand Munier
De Pyster (uncredited) De Pyster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Pietila
Tumbler (uncredited) Tumbler (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Sheehan
Irish Colonist (uncredited) Irish Colonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald Oliver Smith
English Colonist (uncredited) English Colonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frieda Stoll
A Councilman's Wife (uncredited) A Councilman's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glenn Strange
Big Muscle (uncredited) Big Muscle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Tobey
Giggling Girl (uncredited) Giggling Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Percival Vivian
De Vries (uncredited) De Vries (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 135 votes