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Brazil (1944) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Joseph Santley and produced by Robert North.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringWalter ScharfNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Ary Barroso; Lyrics by Ned WashingtonNominated

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Musical Monday: The Thrill of Brazil (1946)

on Sep 11, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: The Thrill of Brazil (1946) ... Read full article

The Boys from Brazil (1978) – The Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon

By Summer Reeves on Oct 29, 2015 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

The Boys from Brazil (1978) – The Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon 29 Thursday Oct 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1970s, Blogathon, Drama, Politics, Sci-Fi ≈ 10 Comments Tags1970s, Blogathon, Creepy True Story, Drama, Poli... Read full article

Quickie Review: The Boys From Brazil (1978)

By Michael on Feb 25, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

The Boys From Brazil is an odd movie in that it brings together a number of topics that seem to have been in the air at the time of its development. The film is a hybrid of science fiction, conspiracy, and spy movie, all brought together under an umbrella of neo-Nazism. It depicts the efforts of inf... Read full article

The Boys from Brazil (1978)

By Lindsey on Jan 4, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Barry Kohler (Steve Guttenberg) is in Paraguay, where he’s discovered a group of war criminals of the Third Reich holding secret meetings, led by the infamous Josef Mengele (Gregory Peck). Barry contacts Ezra Lieberman (Laurence Olivier), a man coined “the Nazi hunter” by the press... Read full article

Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, and "The Boys from Brazil"

By Rick29 on Jul 1, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

When a young man learns of a secret meeting of Nazi war criminals in modern-day Paraguay, he contacts veteran Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman (Laurence Olivier). Lieberman's response is less than enthusiastic: "It may be a blinding revelation to you that there are Nazis in Paraguay, but I assure you it's... Read full article

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