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Maddalena... zero in condotta (1940)

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La signorina Elisa insegna scrittura commerciale in una scuola femminile, dove tutte le lettere, per convenzione, vengono inviate ad un inesistente signor Hartman di Vienna ad un indirizzo ... See full summary »

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Alfredo Hartman
Vera Bergman ...
L'insegnate Elisa Malgari
Carla Del Poggio ...
Maddalena Lenci
Irasema Dilián ...
Eva Barta, la privatista (as Eva Dilian)
Amelia Chellini ...
La direttrice
Pina Renzi ...
La professoressa Varzi
Paola Veneroni ...
L'allieva Varghetti, la spiona
Dora Bini ...
L'allieva Caricati
Enza Delbi ...
Un' allieva
Roberto Villa ...
Stefano Armani
Armando Migliari ...
Malesci, il professore di chimica
Guglielmo Barnabò ...
Il signore Emilio Lenci
Giuseppe Varni ...
Amilcare Bondani, il bidello
Arturo Bragaglia ...
Sila, il professore di ginnastica
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La signorina Elisa insegna scrittura commerciale in una scuola femminile, dove tutte le lettere, per convenzione, vengono inviate ad un inesistente signor Hartman di Vienna ad un indirizzo altrettanto inesistente. Elisa è romantica e affida i suoi sogni a lettere che scrive al fantomatico Hartman. Ma una di queste lettere viene trovata da Maddalena Lenci e imbucata. Carlo Hartman però esiste, proprio a quell'indirizzo e ricevuta la lettera corre a Roma per incontrare la ragazza. Ma a Roma c'è anche suo cugino che si innamora di Maddalena scambiandola per Elisa... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Maddalena, Zero for Conduct  »

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comedy at his best

This is definitely one of the best comedy ever made anywhere...In a Technical school girl students learn to write commercial letters to a Mr Doe in Germany...one day one of these letters is posted by mistake..the problem is that this Mr Doe really exists...The exquisite vittorio de Sica was a great performer before reaching stardom in 1946 with "the bicycle theft"...The movie is always charming ,never vulgar nor stupid and you really get off the movie theatre happy with yourself and life in general..Mussolini censors used Cinema to divert people in those black days...its is not the only movie of its kind but it is the best by miles..After 1960 Italian Directors like Fellini or Scola reacted strongly against this type of comedies..Now they dont seem to know how to make them anymore.


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