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His Last Twelve Hours (1950)

È più facile che un cammello... (original title)
A gentleman by the name of Bachi dies but can't be admitted into heaven because of an evil action committed during his lifetime. He is given the opportunity to return to the living for a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elli Parvo ...
Lidia Guidi, l'amante di Carlo Bacchi
Antonella Lualdi ...
Maria, la nipote di Santini
Paola Borboni ...
Luisa, la sorella di Carlo Bacchi
Carlo Sposito ...
Il duca Luca Sorino (as Carletto Sposito)
Elena Altieri ...
La contessa
Maso Lotti ...
Nanni, il fidanzato di Maria
Bella Starace Sainati ...
Luisa, la zia di Carlo
Marga Cella ...
La signora Gigliosi
Dante Maggio ...
Il calzolaio
Mariella Lotti ...
Margot Bacchi, la moglie di Carlo
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Amedeo Santini (as Carette)
Nerio Bernardi ...
Il baritono Gigliosi
Maurizio De Bosdari ...
Vittorio, il cognato di Carlo
Pietro Verna ...
Il Monsignore
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A gentleman by the name of Bachi dies but can't be admitted into heaven because of an evil action committed during his lifetime. He is given the opportunity to return to the living for a half day. Finding himself embroiled in an amorous relationship, the gentleman forgets what he had permission to come back to the living for. Back at the gate of Saint Peter's, he feels he has lost his last chance and is doomed. Instead he discovers that that half day, and its chance to love, has redeemed him. Written by Gerald A. DeLuca <ItalianGerry@home.com>

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12 November 1953 (USA)  »

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In the French post-synchronized version, the actors are dubbed by: Jacqueline Morane (Mariella Lotti), Claire Guibert (Elli Parvo), Rolande Forest (Antonella Lualdi), Marie Francey (Paola Borboni), René Hiéronimus (Carlo Esposito), Jean-Pierre Lorrain (Tommaso Pallotta), Jane Morlet (Marga Cella), Louis de Funès (Dante Maggio), Fernand Fabre (Maurizio De Bosdari) and Cécile Didier (Bella Starace Sainati). See more »

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