Brazil (1944)

Brazil is perhaps the best of the handful of American films made by Brazilian singing sensation Tito Guizar. In typical screwball-comedy fashion, the plot is set in motion by authoress Nicky Henderson (Virginia Bruce), who has hit the best-seller charts with her latest tome, Why Marry a Latin? While researching her next book in Rio De Janeiro, she finds out "why" when she meets handsome songwriter Miguel Soares (Guizar). Upon learning about Nicky's book, Miguel decides to teach her a few lessons in affairs of the heart. Edward Everett Horton is also on hand, twittering his way through the role of a well-meaning buttinsky. Thanks to the "Good Neighbor" policy of the 1940s, South American musicals were a glut on the market, but Brazil was good enough on its own merits to pay its way at the box office.

Directing:
  • Joseph Santley

Writing:
  • Richard English
  • Laura Kerr
  • Frank Gill Jr.

Stars:
Release Date: 1944-11-30
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 91
Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everet...
Everett St. John Everett
Robert Livingston
Robert Living...
Rod Walker
Roy Rogers
Roy Rogers
Roy Rogers
Frank Puglia
Frank Puglia
Señor Machado
Virginia Bruce
Virginia Bruc...
Nicky Henderson
Tito Guízar
Tito Guízar
Miguel Soares
Fortunio Bonanova
Fortunio Bona...
Senor Renaldo Da Silva
Richard Lane
Richard Lane
Edward Graham
Aurora Miranda
Aurora Mirand...
Ballerina, Specialty Dancer
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