Too Bad She's Bad

Too Bad She's Bad (Italian: Peccato che sia una canaglia) is a 1955 Italian comedy directed by Alessandro Blasetti.[1] It stars Sophia Loren and is based on Alberto Moravia's story "Fanatico", from his Racconti Romani.[1]

Too Bad She's Bad
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Directed byAlessandro Blasetti
Written bySuso Cecchi d'Amico
Alessandro Continenza
Ennio Flaiano
StarringMarcello Mastroianni
Sophia Loren
Vittorio De Sica
CinematographyAldo Giordani
Edited byMario Serandrei
Music byAlessandro Cicognini
Documento Film
Distributed byCEI Incom
Release date
25 Jan 1955 (Italy)
24 December 1955 (U.S.)
Running time
95 minutes

It was shot at the Cinecittà Studios and on location around Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Mario Chiari and Mario Garbuglia.


Young and shapely Lina Stroppiani and her two accomplices try to con a taxi driver out of his cab and money, with unexpected results when he discovers what they are up to.



  1. ^ a b Crowther, Bosley (December 26, 1955). "Too Bad She's Bad (1954) Italian Import at the Bijou; Sophia Loren Stars in 'Too Bad She's Bad' Portrays the Daughter of Vittorio De Sica".

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