The Two Tigers (film)

The Two Tigers (Italian: Le due tigri) is a 1941 Italian historical adventure film directed by Giorgio Simonelli and starring Massimo Girotti, Luigi Pavese and Sandro Ruffini.[1] It is based on the 1904 novel The Two Tigers by Emilio Salgari, featuring the character of Sandokan. It was made back-to-back with another Sandokan adventure Pirates of Malaya.

The Two Tigers
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Directed byGiorgio Simonelli
Produced byAndrea Di Robilant
Written byAndrea Di Robilant
Marcello Pagliero
Based onThe Two Tigers
by Emilio Salgari
StarringMassimo Girotti
Luigi Pavese
Sandro Ruffini
Music byUmberto Gelassi
Raffaele Gervasio
CinematographyDomenico Scala
Carlo Montuori
Edited byDuilio A. Lucarelli
Sol Film
Distributed byGeneralcine
Release date
29 November 1941
Running time
85 minutes

It was shot at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art director Alfredo Montori.



  1. ^ Goble p.405


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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