Captain Fracasse (1940 film)

Captain Fracasse (Italian: Capitan Fracassa) is a 1940 Italian historical adventure film directed by Duilio Coletti and starring Elsa De Giorgi, Giorgio Costantini and Osvaldo Valenti. It was made at the Cinecittà studios in Rome. The film is based on the 1863 novel of the same name by Théophile Gautier.[1] Another adaptation Captain Fracasse was made three years later as a co-production between France and Italy.

Captain Fracasse
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Directed byDuilio Coletti
Produced byVittorio Vassarotti
Written byThéophile Gautier (novel)
Mario Pannunzio
Piero Tellini
Arrigo Benedetti
Duilio Coletti
Giacomo De Benedetti
StarringElsa De Giorgi
Giorgio Costantini
Osvaldo Valenti
Music byPiero Giorgi
CinematographyJan Stallich
Edited byMaria Rosada
Production
companies
Vi-Va Film
La Magie Film
Distributed byArtisti Associati
Release date
15 November 1940
Running time
90 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Goble p.270

BibliographyEdit

  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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