Oscar Movies: Corsican Brothers, The

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. plays Siamese twins, separated by a good doctor after their parents are killed by Vendetta, executed by Akim Tamiroff.

One man goes to Paris, the other to the Corsican Mountains to become a gentleman and a bandit, respectively. Two decades later, they are reunited in Corsica and unexpected events happen.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture: Dimitri Tiomkin


Oscar Context:

The winner was Max Steiner for the Bette Davis melodrama, “Now, Voyager.”



Directed by Gregory Ratoff

Written by George Bruce

Released: Nov 28, 1941

DVD: Jun 17, 1997