"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.
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 »
Esposito is a thief who cons tourists in Rome. A lengthy persecution by police Bottoni, who manages to catch it starts. In an oversight Esposito manages to flee again. Bottoni superiors inform him that if no catches him will lose his job.
Antonio Buonocore, portiere di condominio, entra in possesso dei clichès per fabbricare banconote false. Convince gli amici Lo Turco e Cardone e si mettono all'opera. Quando decidono, però,... See full summary »
Antonio, Peppino and Lucia are three brothers who live in the country near Naples. Lucia's son, Gianni, goes to Naples to study medicine, but there he knows a ballet dancer. They fall in ... See full summary »
Sonia, a beautiful gold digger, mistakes Antonio, a waiter in a Neapolitan hotel, for the Arab prince Bey of Agapur and makes an appointment with him for the following day in Capri. Antonio... See full summary »
Carlo Rutelli si innamora della bella cantente di varieta' Yvonne la Nuit, ma il padre di Carlo si oppone al matrimonio. Scoppia la prima guerra mondiale e Carlo vine ucciso in guerra ... 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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