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Continental Atmosphere (1939)
"L'aria del continente" (original title)

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Angelo Musco leaves his small town in Sicily to go to Rome for an operation. Once there, he decides he likes that continental air and proceeds to acquire a veneer of same...and also ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Angelo Musco
Leda Gloria
Rosina Anselmi
Valentino Bruchi ...
Michelino
Silvana Jachino
Luigi Cimara ...
Peppino Patrone
Enzo Gainotti
Romolo Costa ...
Mario
Mario Pisu ...
(as Ranato Pesu)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pio Campa
Rocco D'Assunta
Liana Host ...
Cameriera
Manlio Mannozzi
Mario Maresca ...
Il Commisario
Antimo Reyner
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Angelo Musco leaves his small town in Sicily to go to Rome for an operation. Once there, he decides he likes that continental air and proceeds to acquire a veneer of same...and also acquires a dancer, sporting-and-claiming an even-larger dose of Continental Veneer. They return together to Sicily with Musco under the impression she comes from the continent. Leda's clothes, manners, habits and flirting ways start a small revelation-style revolution, which is not to Musco's liking. He ships Leda back to Rome, but not before learning that he has been taken in by a Scilian native, as Leda was born in a near-by town. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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16 November 1939 (USA)  »

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Farm boy gets taken by big-city woman.

Angelo Musco (first billed) leaves his small town in Sicily to go to Rome for an operation. Once there, he decides he likes that continental air and proceeds to acquire a veneer of same...and also acquires a dancer, (the 2nd-billed Lida Gloria), sporting-and-claiming an even-larger dose of Continental Veneer.

They return together to Sicily with Musco under the impression she comes from the continent. Leda's clothes, manners, habits and flirting ways start a small revelation-style revolution, which is not to Musco's liking.

He ships Leda back to Rome, but not before learning that he has been taken in by a Scilian native, as Leda was born in a near-by town.

First US showing was at NYC's Cinecitta Theatre, in November of 1939, with Italian dialogue and no English titles. Film Daily called it a slightly naughty and very amusing comedy.


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