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HOLD BACK THE DAWN (1941)

HOLD BACK THE DAWN <span>(1941)</span> artwork

HOLD BACK THE DAWN (1941)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 114

Release dates 26/09/1941

BBFCInsight mild threat, suicide references

Genre(s) Romance, Drama

Director(s) Mitchell Leisen

Cast includes Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen, Walter Abel, Curt Bois, Rosemary De Camp, Eric Feldary, Nestor Paiva, Eva Puig, Micheline Cheirel, Madeleine LeBeau, Billy Lee, Mikhail Rasumny, Charles Arnt, Arthur Loft, Mitchell Leisen

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HOLD BACK THE DAWN is a US romantic drama, from 1941, in which a Romanian émigré, stranded in Mexico, seduces an American schoolmistress in order to cross the border.

Threat

There is a car crash in which a character is hospitalised. A car chase involves near-misses with other vehicles.

Suicide

An incidental character is found hanging, but without detail. There are fleeting and undetailed references to suicide attempts.

A character goes skinny-dipping, but without nudity.

Language is very mild ('God').

Details

Title
HOLD BACK THE DAWN
Year
1941
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Universal Studios Limited,Paramount Film Service Ltd
Classified date(s)
19/01/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF016333

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