The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute » Hold Back the Dawn

Friday, Jul. 15, 2016

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM

  Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Olivia de Havilland was Oscar-nominated for her role as Emmy Brown, a naive teacher wooed by Georges (Charles Boyer), a suave European stuck in Mexico. He runs into an old friend (Paulette Goddard) who tells him that she gained her U.S. citizenship by marrying an American and later dumping him. Georges meets and romances Emmy, convincing her to marry him. Later learning of the scheme, she has a near-fatal car accident. Georges rushes to her hospital bedside to confess that he loves her.

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