The Lady of the Camellias (1947 film)

The Lady of the Camellias (Italian: La signora dalle camelie) is a 1947 Italian musical drama film directed by Nelly Corradi, Gino Mattera and Manfredi Polverosi.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1853 opera La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. In 1948 it was released in America by Columbia Pictures under the title The Lost One.

The Lady of the Camellias
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Directed byCarmine Gallone
Produced byGregor Rabinovitch
William A. Szekeley
Written byHamilton Benz
Francesco Maria Piave (libretto)
StarringNelly Corradi
Gino Mattera
Manfredi Polverosi
Music byLuigi Ricci
Giuseppe Verdi
CinematographyArturo Gallea
Edited byNiccolò Lazzari
Grandi Film Storici Cinopera
Distributed byColumbia Pictures (US)
Release date
22 December 1947
Running time
82 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Gastone Medin. Costume design was by Georges Annenkov.



  1. ^ Dyer p.34


  • Dyer, Richard. In The Space Of A Song: The Uses of Song in Film. Routledge, 2013
  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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