The Thieves (1959 film)

The Thieves (Italian: I ladri, Spanish: Contrabando en Nápoles) is a 1959 Italian-Spanish criminal comedy film written and directed by Lucio Fulci and starring Totò and Giovanna Ralli.[1][2][3]

The Thieves
The Thieves (1959 film) poster.jpg
Italian poster
Directed byLucio Fulci
Written byLucio Fulci
Marcello Coscia
Marino Onorati
Vittorio Vighi
Nanni Loy
Ottavio Jemma
Produced byRoberto Capitani
Luigi Mondello
StarringTotò
Armando Calvo
Giovanna Ralli
CinematographyManuel Berenguer
Carlo Fiore
Edited byJuan Pisón
Gino Talamo
Music byCarlo Innocenzi
Distributed byFirst Line Films
Bengala Film
Release date
27 June 1959
Running time
95 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

PlotEdit

Gangster Joe Castagneto is declared undesirable by the U.S. government and returns to Naples where, under a special surveillance, he will have to deal with the hard-working and smart Police Commissioner Gennaro Di Sapio.

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ReleaseEdit

The Thieves was released on June 27, 1959.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
  2. ^ Paolo Albiero, Giacomo Cacciatore (2015). Il terrorista dei generi: tutto il cinema di Lucio Fulci. Un Mondo a Parte, 2004. ISBN 978-8898395071.
  3. ^ Alberto Anile (1998). I film di Totò (1946-1967): la maschera tradita. Le mani, 1998. ISBN 8880120808.
  4. ^ Thrower, Stephen (1999). Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci. FAB Press. p. 272. ISBN 9780952926061.

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