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Director:
Writers:
Jean Renoir (story) and
Jack Kirkland (story) ...
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Release Date:
5 January 1954 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Anna Magnani ... Camilla
Odoardo Spadaro ... Don Antonio
Nada Fiorelli ... Isabella
Dante ... Arlequin
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)
Jean Debucourt ... Eveque de Carmol (de Comédie-Française)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Renato Chiantoni ... Capitaine Fracasse (uncredited)
Fedo Keeling ... Vicomte (uncredited)
Alfredo Kolner ... Florindo (uncredited)
Lina Marengo ... Vieille Comedienne (uncredited)
Cecil Mathews ... Le Baron (uncredited)
Alfredo Medini ... Polichinelle (uncredited)
Maja Niles ... Peruvian Noble (uncredited)
John Pasetti ... Capitaine des gardes (uncredited)
Juan Pérez ... (uncredited)
Robert Rietty ... Ramon (voice) (uncredited)
Rino ... Docteur Balanzon (uncredited)
Giulio Tedeschi ... Balthazar, le barbier (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean Renoir 
 
Writing credits
Jean Renoir (story and screenplay) and
Jack Kirkland (story and screenplay) and
Renzo Avanzo (story and screenplay) and
Giulio Macchi (story and screenplay) and
Ginette Doynel (story and screenplay)

Prosper Mérimée (inspired by "Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement")

Produced by
Francesco Alliata .... producer
Renzo Avanzo .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Claude Renoir 
Ronald Hill (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
David Hawkins 
 
Production Design by
Mario Chiari 
 
Set Decoration by
Gino Brosio 
 
Costume Design by
Maria De Matteis 
 
Production Management
Giuseppe Bordogni .... production manager (as G. Bordogni)
Valentino Brosio .... production manager (as V. Brosio)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Giulio Macchi .... second assistant director
Marc Maurette .... second assistant director
Vito Pandolfi .... assistant director
Jean-Claude Sée .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Italo Tomassi .... construction department head (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joseph de Bretagne .... sound
Ovidio Del Grande .... sound assistant
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe D'Amato .... still photographer (as Aristide Massaccesi)
Rodolfo Lombardi .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Gino Marinuzzi Jr. .... conductor
Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma .... orchestra
Antonio Vivaldi .... music: musical score selected from the works of
 
Other crew
Joan Bridge .... technicolor color consultant
Lee Kresel .... dialogue director (English version)
Enzo Musumeci Greco .... master of arms (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Le carrosse d'or" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
103 min | West Germany:94 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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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.See more »
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3 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Acting is the better life, 24 March 2007
Author: poco loco

Jean Renoir, the masterful creator of such films as Les Regles du Jeu and La Grande Illusion tries his hand at a period piece, set in Spanish ruled Latin America, filmed in English with American and Italian actors. The memorable performance of the film was by its star Anna Magnani as Camilla, an Italian actress who has come to perform with her troupe and is courted by 3 men, a captain in the army, a sports hero matador and the viceroy. Of course the viceroy, with his offer of the Golden Coach starts to win out over the others. We are deftly led through the court life with its jealousies, backbiting, and hypocrisy. Acting is a passion though, even when an actor is considered an outcast. The ending ties together the message of the film as we see Camilla make her choice. The film in interesting and compelling if not powerful.

This movie is like this interesting meat pastry that I ate at Sabor Latino in Ann Arbor. Sabor Latino is a cheap, delicious little place on main street that serves Latin American food. I ate this Puerto Rican dish that is made from banana meal that is filled with savory chunks of meat with a delicious sauce and then deep fried. The plantains add an interesting light element to the dish, which is very good. It was filling, different and expertly prepared, but it will not become my favorite dish there (It's hard to beat melted cheese). 6.5/10 http://blog.myspace.com/locoformovies

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