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The Golden Coach (1952)

Le carrosse d'or (original title)
Approved | | Comedy, Drama, History | 5 January 1954 (USA)
In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Camilla
Odoardo Spadaro ...
Don Antonio
Nada Fiorelli ...
Isabella
Dante ...
Duncan Lamont ...
Ferdinand, Le Viceroy
George Higgins ...
Martinez
Ralph Truman ...
Duc de Castro
Gisella Mathews ...
Marquise Irene Altamirano
Raf De La Torre ...
Le Procureur
Elena Altieri ...
Duchesse de Castro
Paul Campbell ...
Felipe
Riccardo Rioli ...
Ramon, le Toreador
William Tubbs ...
Aubergiste (as William C. Tubbs)
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Eveque de Carmol (de Comédie-Française)
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In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests the two of them settle down together among Indians. Ramon, a torero, offers her a share of his glory. Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Camilla: At the end of the second act, when Colombine goes, driven away by her masters, there is a tradition you seem not to know. The comedians bow to her.
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A wonderful film but not for everyone
17 July 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

A small and poor Italian Commedia dell'Arte troupe has gone to colonial South America. Its leading lady Anna Magnani (Camilla) has three admirers: poor Spanish nobleman Odoardo Spadaro (Don Antonio), the Colonial Viceroy Duncan Lamont (Ferdinand), and the leading toreador Riccardo Rioli (Ramon), who struggle for her attention.

Very theatrical and obviously shot in a studio. Includes nice reconstructions of Commedia dell'Arte performances (though probably much better in the film than in reality). The troupe's children are charming.


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