Cluny Brown Overview:

Cluny Brown (1946) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and produced by Ernst Lubitsch.

SYNOPSIS

A young girl is sent away to be a maid to a wealthy, snobbish family after posing as a socially prominent young woman in order to meet a famous Czechoslovakian author. The author, who has run away from the Nazis before the outbreak of the war, stays at the family's country home. The Lubitsch touch applied to gentle social satire.

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Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones in Ernst Lubitsch's production of "Cluny Brown"

By Stephen Reginald on May 17, 2022 From Classic Movie Man

Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones in Ernst Lubitsch's production of "Cluny Brown" Cluny Brown (1946) is a romantic comedy produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Margery Sharp. The cinematography wa... Read full article


Cluny Brown (1946): Nuts to The Squirrels

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 6, 2021 From 4 Star Films

The title card introduces our time and place. It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon in England. The year: 1938. Nothing particularly important is going on except a cocktail party and that’s only important to the host, one Mr. Hilary Ames (Reginald Gardiner). You wouldn’t call this much of a... Read full article


Cluny Brown (1946)

By smumcountry on Jul 28, 2014 From Smum County

July 28, 2014 by smumcounty It?s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in London in 1938. Hilary Ames (Reginald Gardiner) is preparing for a dinner party in his elegant home in London. However, this morning his sink has taken the opportunity to become clogged and is now filled with fetid, dirty water. Ames h... Read full article


Cluny Brown (1946)

By smumcountry on Jul 28, 2014 From Smum County

July 28, 2014 by smumcounty It?s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in London in 1938. Hilary Ames (Reginald Gardiner) is preparing for a dinner party in his elegant home in London. However, this morning his sink has taken the opportunity to become clogged and is now filled with fetid, dirty water. Ames h... Read full article


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Quotes from

Hilary Ames: Relieve the drain, relieve the strain.


Adam Belinski: I would build you the most beautiful mansion, with the most exquisite and complicated plumbing, I would hand you a hammer, and say "Ladies and Gentlemen, Madame Cluny Belinski is about to put the pipes in their place".


Adam Belinski: You see she is not dressed for plumbing... but what woman is ?


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Facts about

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onJanuary 27, 1947 with Charles Boyer reprising his film role.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 23, 1950 with Charles Boyer reprising his film role.
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