The Opium Den

The Opium Den (Italian: Fumeria d'oppio) is a 1947 Italian crime film directed by Raffaello Matarazzo and starring Emilio Ghione Jr., Mariella Lotti, and Emilio Cigoli. It was an unsuccessful attempt to revive the Za La Mort character, who had been a popular figure during the silent era.[1] Ghione jr. was the son of the actor Emilio Ghione who had originally played the role.

The Opium Den
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Directed byRaffaello Matarazzo
Written by
Produced byLuciano Doria
Starring
CinematographyAlberto Fusi
Edited byVanda Tuzzi
Music byEzio Carabella
Production
company
Metropa Film
Distributed byIndipendenti Regionali
Release date
5 September 1947
Running time
91 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Moliterno p.208

BibliographyEdit

  • Moliterno, Gino. The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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