Brazil (1944 film)

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

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.


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



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

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  1. "AFI|Catalog".
  2. "The 17th Academy Awards (1945) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-08-15.