Macario Against Zagomar

Macario Against Zagomar (Italian: Macario contro Zagomar; also known as Macario Against Fantomas) is a 1944 Italian comedy film directed by Giorgio Ferroni and starring Erminio Macario.[1][2]

Macario Against Zagomar
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First theatrical release poster
Directed byGiorgio Ferroni
Produced byMario Borghi
Written byGian Paolo Callegari
Vittorio Metz
Giorgio Ferroni
StarringErminio Macario
Music byAmedeo Escobar
CinematographySergio Pesce
Edited byArturo Gemmiti
Distributed byScalera Films
Release date
  • 25 March 1944 (1944-03-25)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

PlotEdit

In Paris, the dreaded Zagomar kidnapped the daughter of a scientist to force him to deliver his latest discovery: a machine that "blocks" over time. Macario, the assistant teacher, decides to confront this elusive bandit that lurks in the bowels of the city.

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ProductionEdit

The film was made during World War II[3][4] and should have been entitled "'Macario Against Fantomas'" but producers never be able to acquire the rights to do so. To resolve the issue Vittorio Metz created the character of "Zagomar" a master villain modeled on "Fantomas".[5]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Enrico Lancia (7 May 2014). I film: Tutti i film italiani dal 1930 al 1944 (in Italian). Gremese Editore, 2005. ISBN 9788889908877.
  2. ^ Chiti, Roberto; Poppi, Roberto (2005). I film: Tutti i film italiani dal 1930 al 1944 on Google Books (in Italian). ISBN 9788884403513. Retrieved Jul 10, 2016.
  3. ^ Alessandro Faccioli (7 May 2014). Leggeri come in una gabbia: L'idea comica nel cinema italiano (1930-1944) (in Italian). Edizioni Kaplan, 2014. ISBN 9788889908877.
  4. ^ Faccioli, Alessandro (7 May 2014). Leggeri come in una gabbia: L'idea comica nel cinema italiano (1930-1944) on Google Books (in Italian). ISBN 9788889908877. Retrieved Jul 10, 2016.
  5. ^ "Movies - Z" (PDF). www.jessnevins.com. Retrieved Jul 10, 2016.

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