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Teresa Venerdì is a 1941 Italian comedy film directed by Vittorio De Sica.

Teresa Venerdì
Teresa Venerdì poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byVittorio De Sica
Produced byFranco Magli
Written byGherardo Gheradi
Franco Riganti
Margherita Maglione
Vittorio De Sica
StarringVittorio De Sica
Adriana Benetti
Anna Magnani
Irasema Dilián
Music byNuccio Fiorda
CinematographyMario Albertelli
Edited byMario Bonotti
Distributed byArtisti Associati
Release date
  • 1941 (1941)
Running time
79 minutes

Plot summaryEdit

The film is a comedy of errors in which the sweetly incompetent Dr. Pietro Vignali (Vittorio De Sica) has been run deep into debt by his girlfriend, Loletta Prima (Magnani). After his creditors threaten to sell his belongings, he takes a job as an orphanage health inspector to pay his debts and ends up engaged to wealthy Lilli, daughter of a mattress tycoon, and chased after by the orphan Teresa Venerdì, while trying to keep his life in order.


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