The Hero of Venice

The Hero of Venice (Italian: Il bravo di Venezia) is a 1941 Italian historical adventure film directed by Carlo Campogalliani and starring Gustav Diessl, Paola Barbara, Rossano Brazzi and Valentina Cortese.[1]

The Hero of Venice
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Directed byCarlo Campogalliani
Written by
CinematographyOtello Martelli
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
Music byUmberto Mancini
Distributed byScalera Film
Release date
17 September 1941
Running time
85 minutes

It was shot at the Scalera Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Gustav Abel and Amleto Bonetti.


Marco Fuser, an outlaw. returns to Venice after many years. His son who works in the studio of a celebrated painter is unaware of his father's history. Arrested by the Doge's men, Marco agrees to become a bravo in the service of the city's ruler and kill his enemies. He enjoys some success at this, until he finds he has been tasked with killing his son.



  1. ^ Damiani p.256-257


  • Damiani, Ludovica. Set in Venice: il cinema a Venezia : scatti, protagonisti, racconti. Electa, 2009.

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