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L'oro di Napoli
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Giuseppe Marotta (story)
Cesare Zavattini (adapted for the screen by)
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Release Date:
11 February 1957 (USA) See more »
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Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Silvana Mangano ... Teresa (segment "Teresa")

Sophia Loren ... Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")

Eduardo De Filippo ... Don Ersilio Miccio (segment "Il professore")

Paolo Stoppa ... Don Peppino - il vedovo (segment "Pizze a credito")

Erno Crisa ... Don Nicola (segment "Teresa")

Totò ... Don Saverio Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Lianella Carell ... Carolina Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Giacomo Furia ... Rosario - marito di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Tina Pica ... Old woman (segment "Il professore")
Alberto Farnese ... Alfredo - l'amante di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Tecla Scarano ... Un amico di Peppino (segment "Pizze a credito")
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pierino Bilancioni ... Il piccolo Gennarino (segment "I giocatori")
Lars Borgström ... Federico - the Doorkeeper (segment "I giocatori")
Gianni Crosio ... Alfonso Maria di Sant'Agata dei Fornai (segment "Il professore")
Nino Imparato ... Gennaro (segment "Il professore")
Ubaldo Maestri ... don Ubaldo (segment "Teresa")
Tartaro Pasquale ... Cafiero (segment "Pizze a credito")

Mario Passante ... Giovanni - the Butler (segment "I giocatori")
Agostino Salvietti ... Gennaro Esposito (segment "Il guappo")
Pasquale Cennamo ... Don Carmine Savarone (segment "Il guappo") (uncredited)

Vittorio De Sica ... Il conte Prospero B. (segment "I giocatori") (uncredited)
Roberto De Simone ... Umberto Scognamiglio (segment "Pizze a credito") (uncredited)
Teresa De Vita ... La madre (segment "Funeralino") (uncredited)
Rosetta Dei ... (segment "Pizze a credito") (uncredited)
Irene Montaldo ... La contessa B. (segment "I giocatori") (uncredited)
Nino Vingelli ... Guappo (segment "Il guappo") (uncredited)

Directed by
Vittorio De Sica 
Writing credits
Giuseppe Marotta (story)

Cesare Zavattini (adapted for the screen by)

Cesare Zavattini (screenplay) &
Vittorio De Sica (screenplay) and
Giuseppe Marotta (screenplay)

Produced by
Dino De Laurentiis .... producer
Marcello Girosi .... executive producer
Carlo Ponti .... producer
Original Music by
Alessandro Cicognini 
Cinematography by
Carlo Montuori 
Film Editing by
Eraldo Da Roma 
Production Design by
Gastone Medin 
Set Decoration by
Ferdinando Ruffo  (as Fernando Ruffo)
Costume Design by
Pia Marchesi 
Production Management
Nino Misiano .... production manager
Roberto Moretti .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Luisa Alessandri .... assistant director
Franco Montemurro .... assistant director
Sound Department
Aldo Calpini .... sound engineer
Biagio Fiorelli .... sound
Bruno Moreal .... sound
Visual Effects by
Pablo Mariano Picabea .... film recording (restored version)
Camera and Electrical Department
Goffredo Bellisario .... camera operator (as Goffredo Belisario)
Editorial Department
Marcella Benvenuti .... assistant editor
Music Department
Alessandro Cicognini .... conductor
Other crew
Mario Abussi .... production secretary (as Mario Abusi)
Giuseppe Barbaro .... administrator
Franca Carotenuto .... script supervisor
Elmo De Sica .... production secretary

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"L'oro di Napoli" - Italy (original title)
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USA:107 min (cut) | Italy:138 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Filming Locations:

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Movie Connections:
Featured in Cinema Paradiso (1988)See more »


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