Big Brown Eyes

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Big Brown Eyes
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Produced by Walter Wanger
Written by

James Edward Grant (story)
Bert Hanlon

Raoul Walsh
Music by Gerard Carbonara
Cinematography George T. Clemens
Edited by Robert L. Simpson
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
April 3, 1936
Running time
75 minutes
Language English
Budget $289,696[1]
Box office $359,009[1]

Big Brown Eyes is a 1936 crime/detective film. In the film, police officer Danny Barr (Cary Grant) is chasing jewel robbers. His girlfriend Eve Fallon (Joan Bennett) is initially working as a manicurist, but quickly takes a job as a reporter assisting in the effort against the jewel thieves. Fallon and Barr become disgusted when one jewel gang member is acquitted, and both leave their jobs. Soon thereafter, Fallon gets a lucky break while giving a manicure and the case is solved.

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The film recorded a loss of $14,645.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Matthew Bernstein, Walter Wagner: Hollywood Independent, Minnesota Press, 2000 p436

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