DirectorErnst Lubitsch Music directorCyril J. Mockridge LanguageEnglish
WriterMargery Sharp, Samuel Hoffenstein, Elizabeth Reinhardt Release dateMay 1, 1946 (1946-05-01) Based onCluny Brown (novel) Initial DVD releaseSeptember 26, 2006 (Germany) CastCharles Boyer (Adam Belinski), Jennifer Jones (Cluny Brown), Peter Lawford (Andrew Carmel), Helen Walker (Elizabeth 'Betty' Cream), Reginald Gardiner (Hilary Ames), Reginald Owen (Sir Henry Carmel) Similar moviesRelated Ernst Lubitsch movies
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Cluny Brown is a 1946 film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed and produced by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was written by Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt, based on a novel by Margery Sharp. The music score is by Cyril J. Mockridge. The film stars Charles Boyer and Jennifer Jones and is a satire on the smugness of British high society. It is the last film Lubitsch completed.
A plumber's niece (Jennifer Jones) and a refugee (Charles Boyer) meet in England prior to World War II, and Una O'Connor, Peter Lawford, Helen Walker, Reginald Gardiner, C. Aubrey Smith, Reginald Owen, and Richard Haydn are around to take up what slack there is. Cluny Brown (Jennifer Jones) is a free spirit, who lives in the moment. She has been told she has to learn her place, and in 1938 England there is much protocol and there are rules to follow. She has a difficult time not being able to be herself, until she meets Adam Belinski (Charles Boyer) who finds her spontaneity intoxicatingly refreshing. A plumber's niece, she has a fascination with plumbing and pipes which get her into trouble, as it is not ladylike, and Uncle decides to send her into domestic service. From there things get even more fun.
Charles Boyer as Adam Belinski
Jennifer Jones as Cluny Brown
Peter Lawford as Andrew Carmel
Helen Walker as Betty Cream
Reginald Gardiner as Hilary Ames
Reginald Owen as Sir Henry Carmel
C. Aubrey Smith as Colonel Charles Duff Graham
Richard Haydn as Jonathan Wilson
Margaret Bannerman as Lady Alice Carmel
Sara Allgood as Mrs. Maile
Ernest Cossart as Syrette
Florence Bates as Dowager at Ames' Party
Una O'Connor as Mrs. Wilson
Christopher Severn as Master Ronald Snaffle
Cluny Brown was presented on Star Playhouse November 15, 1953. The adaptation starred Celeste Holm.
A New York Times review in 1946 called the film a "delectable and sprightly lampoon" and "among the year's most delightful comedies. A reviewer for Variety said, "Cluny Brown is in the best Lubitsch tradition of subtle, punchy comedy, and his two stars make the most of it. It is a satire on British manners, with bite and relish."