Brazil (1944 film)

Brazil (also known as Stars and Guitars) is a 1944 American musical comedy film directed by Joseph Santley and starring Tito Guízar, Virginia Bruce and Edward Everett Horton. It is set in Brazil, and involves a composer masquerading as twins, trying to win the hand of an anti-Latin novelist.

Brazil
Brazil FilmPoster.jpeg
A poster bearing the film's alternate title: Stars and Guitars
Directed byJoseph Santley
Produced byRobert North
Written byRichard English
Frank Gill Jr.
Laura Kerr
StarringTito Guízar
Virginia Bruce
Robert Livingston
Henry Da Silva
Edward Everett Horton
Veloz & Yolanda
Music byWalter Scharf
CinematographyJack A. Marta
Edited byMurray Seldeen, Harry Gerstad(not credited)[1]
Production
company
Republic Pictures
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • November 30, 1944 (1944-11-30) (United States)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The film also features Brazilian singer Aurora Miranda, as well as American singing cowboy Roy Rogers in a cameo appearance as himself.

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AwardsEdit

The film was nominated for three Academy Awards:[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://catalog.afi.com/Film/24300-BRAZIL?cxt=filmography
  2. ^ "The 17th Academy Awards (1945) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-15.

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