The Courier of Moncenisio (1954 film)

The Courier of Moncenisio (Italian: Il vetturale del Moncenisio) is a 1954 Italian historical melodrama film directed by Guido Brignone and starring Roldano Lupi, Virna Lisi and Arnoldo Foà.[1] It is the last of three film adaptation of the 1852 novel Jean le Coucher by Jean Bouchardy.[2]

The Courier of Moncenisio
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Directed byGuido Brignone
Written by
Produced byAlberto Manca
CinematographyRomolo Garroni
Edited byJolanda Benvenuti
Music byCarlo Innocenzi
Radius Productions
Distributed byZeus Film
Release date
  • 30 December 1954 (1954-12-30) (Italy)
Running time
88 minutes


Nineteenth century. A woman, believing she has been widowed by her carrier husband, remarries a noble. He is actually plotting to get hold of a large inheritance, but he gets caught and kills himself. At this point, the woman's first husband, believed dead, reappears and rejoins the family.[2]



  1. ^ Moliterno, Gino (2009). The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-7059-8.
  2. ^ a b Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. p. 49. ISBN 978-3-11-095194-3.

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