William Tell (1949 film)

William Tell (Italian: Guglielmo Tell) is a 1949 Italian historical drama film directed by Giorgio Pastina and Michał Waszyński and starring Gino Cervi, Monique Orban and Paul Muller.[1] The film is based on Friedrich Schiller's 1804 play of the same title, which portrays the adventures of William Tell in his fight for Swiss independence. The film was produced by the Milan-based Fauno Film.[2]

William Tell
ItalianGuglielmo Tell
Directed byGiorgio Pastina
Michał Waszyński
Written byFriedrich Schiller (play)
Giuseppe Zucca
Giorgio Pastini
Produced byGiorgio Venturini
Starring
CinematographyArturo Gallea
Giovanni Ventimiglia
Edited byLoris Bellero
Production
company
Fauno Film
Release date
  • 8 April 1949 (1949-04-08)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

CastEdit

  • Gino Cervi as Guglielmo Tell
  • Monique Orban as Berta - la castellana
  • Paul Muller as Gessler, the bailiff
  • Raf Pindi as Rudolf the Harra
  • Allegra Sander as Mathilde
  • Gabriele Ferzetti as Corrado Hant
  • Danielle Benson as Hedwig Tell
  • Renato De Carmine as Bertrando
  • Emilio Baldanello
  • Enrico Olivieri as William Tell
  • Laura Bigi
  • Aldo Nicodemi as Rudens
  • Barbara Deperusse as Wife of a lumberjack
  • Giovanni Lovatelli
  • Alberto Collo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gabriele Ferzetti". Mymovies.it. Retrieved November 30, 2010.
  2. ^ Grazzini, Giovanni. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Dal 1945 al 1959. Gremese Editore, 1991. pp. 183-84. ISBN 8876055487.

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