Dora Nelson (1939 film)

Dora Nelson is a 1939 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Soldati and starring Assia Noris, Carlo Ninchi and Luigi Cimara. It is a remake of the 1935 French film of the same title, which was based on a play by Louis Verneuil. The film was shot at Cinecittà in Rome, with several real employees of the studio appearing as themselves.[1] It belongs to the movies of the calligrafismo style.

Dora Nelson
Directed byMario Soldati
Written by
CinematographyAnchise Brizzi
Edited byGiovanna Del Bosco
Music byFelice Montagnini
Distributed byIndustrie Cinematografiche Italiane
Release date
December 1939
Running time
78 minutes

Synopsis Edit

A headstrong diva abandons the set of her latest film, and heads of to Cannes. A working class girl who strongly resembles the star takes her place so that the film can be finished.

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References Edit

  1. ^ Gundle p.63

Bibliography Edit

  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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