L'impero britannico ha deciso di accaparrarsi lo sfruttamento di tutto il petrolio che viene estratto dai giacimenti del Kuwait. Totò, un domestico, con alcuni stratagemmi riesce a farsi ... See full summary »
A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »
Vittorio De Sica,
The story takes inspiration from a real case (Bruneri/Canella, Italy 1926). A man is hospitalized in a neurological clinic. He suffers from amnesia. Mrs Ballerini, after had seen his ... See full summary »
Un ricco signore, morendo, decide che il testamento deve essere aperto davanti ai figli che egli ebbe da una illegittima relazione con una cavallerizza di circo equestre. Il notaio riesce ... See full summary »
Ernesto is the teacher of the village, he is married and he is dominated by his wife. He has the passion of the theatre and he has written a drama in verse named "Il ratto delle Sabine". ... See full summary »
Totò fa il professore di danza classica ed è innamorato di Laura, figlia del famoso antropologo Berti, scomparso mentre era alla ricerca dell'uomo-scimmia, l'anello mancante appunto fra ... See full summary »
France nineteenth century : Two middle aged orphans Gaspare and Battista find out (thanks to a soothsayer) that one is the offspring of the Hangman of Paris and the other is the son of a ... See full summary »
Ercole Pappalardo (Totò), married, five daughters, lives with only dream to be upgraded from his current position in the post department. Everithing goes wrong, he accidentally spits on the... See full summary »
Mastr'Antonio Miciaccio caretaker and shoemaker is devoted to Saint John Beheaded and is trying to find out who has been stealing the oil that keeps the candle to the saint burning. He also... See full summary »
Per entrare in possesso di una grossa eredità, altrimenti devoluta ad una clinica per animali, un giovane nobiluomo dovrebbe sposare entro breve tempo la propria cugina. Il giovane sarebbe ... See full summary »
Toto's first film of many was pleasantly engaging - reminiscent of Chaplin and replete with physical humor and repartee. Solomon wrote "There is nothing new under the sun" and that paired with Goethe's maxim of "Everything's been thought of before;the trouble is to think of it again," makes me wonder if Jamie Farr saw the cross-dressing sequence at some time or if Steve Martin saw any Toto films while he was growing up.
I've only seen a handful of other Toto films - I've liked most of them better than this, but that's just my taste - why not start off with an actor's first film and go from there?
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