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If I Were Free is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film directed by Elliott Nugent and written by Dwight Taylor. The film stars Irene Dunne, Clive Brook, Nils Asther and Henry Stephenson. The film was released on December 1, 1933, by RKO Pictures.[1][2][3]

If I Were Free
Directed byElliott Nugent
Produced byMerian C. Cooper
Screenplay byDwight Taylor
Based onBehold, We Live
by John Van Druten
StarringIrene Dunne
Clive Brook
Nils Asther
Henry Stephenson
Vivian Tobin
Music byRoy Webb
CinematographyEdward Cronjager
Edited byArthur Roberts
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
  • December 1, 1933 (1933-12-01)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States



Unhappily married, a man and a woman try to maintain a successful adulterous affair together.[1]



  1. ^ a b "If I Were Free (1933) - Overview". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved September 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Movie Review - If I Were Free - THE SCREEN; Irene Dunne, Clive Brook and Henry Stephenson in a Film Version of a John Van Druten Play". Retrieved September 9, 2014.
  3. ^ "If I Were Free Trailer, Reviews and Schedule for If I Were Free". TV Guide. Retrieved September 9, 2014.

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