Death Takes a Holiday
After years of questioning why people fear him, Death (March) takes on human form so he can mingle among the mortals and find an answer. However, events soon spiral out of control as he falls in love with the beautiful young Grazia (Venable), the only woman unafraid of him. As he falls in love with her, her father, Duke Lambert (Standing), sees him for what he is and begs him to return to his duties. Death must decide whether or not to seek his own happiness, or sacrifice it so that Grazia may live.
- Stars:Fredric March, Evelyn Venable, Guy Standing, Katharine Alexander, Gail Patrick, Helen Westley, Kathleen Howard, Kent Taylor, Henry Travers, G.P. Huntley, Otto Hoffman,
- Director:Mitchell Leisen,
Death decides to take a holiday from his usual business to see what it is like to be a mortal. Posing as Prince Sirki, he spends 3 days with Duke Lambert and his guests at his dukal estate.... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Death Takes a Holiday torrent reviews
(jp) wrote: Good for a Nick film!
(es) wrote: I was made to watch this and, I'll admit, it was better than I expected.
(au) wrote: Heavy-handed social-commentary film shaped around a cheap and semi-unconvincing concept is notable for a standout and strong first-ever performance by James Caan (who is great), but the great Olivia de Havilland is clearly slumming it in this film for the sake of her career and her directionless and unlikeable character spoils all empathy. Also major points-loss for cheap, rip-off, Saul Bass title sequence. Meh.
(ag) wrote: Could watch all the way through...so sad...the book was better I think...they need to remake it!
(ca) wrote: It's a skillfully directed, fun Asylum romp.