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3.4
52 Ratings

Death Takes a Holiday

Directed by Mitchell Leisen
United States, 1934
Fantasy, Romance

Synopsis

In this adaptation of Alberto Casella’s stage play, Death assumes human form in order to discover why men fear him. Posing as a Prince Sirki (and played by Fredric March), Death appears as a house guest at the villa of an Italian duke.

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Death Takes a Holiday Directed by Mitchell Leisen

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1934 | Winner: Special Recommendation

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