MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 110,253 this week

Fame and the Devil (1951)
"Al diavolo la celebrità" (original title)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  1952 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 23 users  
Reviews: write review | 1 critic

Three men consider selling their soul to Satan in order to possess a beautiful woman.

Directors:

,

Writers:

(story), (story), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Mario Monicelli obituary
| The Guardian - Film News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fame and the Devil (1951)

Fame and the Devil (1951) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fame and the Devil.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Casanova 70 (1965)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The amorous adventures of Andrea Rossi-Colombotti, an army officer who finds pleasure with beautiful women in life-threatening situations.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Virna Lisi, Marisa Mell
Lady Liberty (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Sophia Loren, William Devane, Gigi Proietti
Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After saving an infant of royal blood, knight Brancaleone forms a new army and sets out to return the baby to his father: a prince fighting in the Crusades.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Stefania Sandrelli
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Claude Dauphin, Duilio Del Prete
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes she is betraying him so that he can ask for a divorce and marry the model he's fallen in love with. This leads to a series of ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, May Britt, Pierre Cressoy
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On New Year's Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year's party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Anna Magnani, Totò, Ben Gazzara
Forbidden (1954)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Don Paolo, a young parson troubled by his love for Agnese, tries to make peace in a little village in Sardinia where two families are at war.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Mel Ferrer, Amedeo Nazzari, Lea Massari
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Alberto Menichetti lives with an aunt and an old housekeeper, Clotilde; he has a job in a firm and his boss is Mrs. De Ritis, a widow whose husband was killed during a wild boar hunt. She ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Franca Valeri, Giovanna Ralli
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Michele Placido, Giorgio Pasotti, Alessandro Haber
Vita da cani (1950)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gina Lollobrigida, Delia Scala
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Beniamino and his family have lived in a school from the end of World War II. But five years have passed and they are compelled to move. In Rome, however, it is difficult to find an ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Totò, Alda Mangini, Lia Amanda
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Tino Scotti, Silvana Pampanini, Enrico Viarisio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcel Cerdan ...
Maurice Cardan
Ferruccio Tagliavini ...
Gino Marini
...
Bernard Stork
Marilyn Buferd ...
Ellen Rawlins
Carlo Campanini ...
Emilio Poliazzi
Leonardo Cortese ...
Prof. Franco Bresci
Aldo Silvani ...
Giuseppe Pierozzi ...
Prince Khalashivar
Cesare Polacco ...
Israelian Delegate
Alba Arnova ...
Elena's Sister
Folco Lulli ...
Ramirez
Gianni Rizzo ...
Max
William Tubbs ...
Antonio
Albert Latasha ...
Marini's Manager
Franca Marzi ...
Flora
Edit

Storyline

Three men consider selling their soul to Satan in order to possess a beautiful woman.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

THE DIPLOMAT..."I use my suave manner in love making, too!" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fame and the Devil  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The boxer was played by Marcel Cerdan, legendary French hero and World Middleweght Boxing Champion (from Sep 21 1948 to Jun 16 1949) who died tragically, Oct 27 1949, in a plane crash on the way to the United States for a return match with Jake Lamotta who had dethroned him 4 months earlier. His ring record was an amazing 111-4 with 65 KOS. This film was first released in the US in 1952. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Fame and the Devil (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?