Manon Lescaut (1940 film)

Manon Lescaut is a 1940 Italian historical drama film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Alida Valli, Vittorio De Sica and Lamberto Picasso.[1] It is an adaptation of the Abbé Prévost's novel of the same title.

Manon Lescaut
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Directed byCarmine Gallone
Written byAbbé Prévost (novel)
Guido Cantini
Carmine Gallone
StarringAlida Valli
Vittorio De Sica
Lamberto Picasso
Music byAnchise Brizzi
CinematographyOswald Hafenrichter
Edited byVincenzo Zampi
Production
company
Grandi Film
Distributed byICI
Release date
  • 2 February 1940 (1940-02-02)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

The film was made at the Cinecittà studios in Rome with sets designed by the art directors Ivo Battelli and Guido Fiorini.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Klossner p.242

BibliographyEdit

  • Klossner, Michael. The Europe of 1500-1815 on Film and Television. McFarland & Company, 2002.

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