It Happened in the Park

It Happened in the Park (Italian: Villa Borghese) is a 1953 film directed by Gianni Franciolini. The film consists of six vignettes set in the Villa Borghese gardens in Rome.[2][3][4]

It Happened in the Park
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Directed byGianni Franciolini
Written bySergio Amidei
Giorgio Bassani
Produced byGiorgio Agliani
CinematographyMario Bava
Music byMario Nascimbene
Release date
  • 18 December 1953 (1953-12-18)
Running time
98 minutes
Box office675,488 admissions (France)[1]


The story shows the lives of various people from different parts of society who on one particular day, stroll through the park.



  1. ^ "Box Office Success of Gerard Philippe films". Box Office Story.
  2. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
  3. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
  4. ^ Gianni Canova (2005). Enciclopedia del cinema. Garzanti, 2009. ISBN 881150516X.

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