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The Police Commissioner (1962)
"Il commissario" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  21 April 1962 (Italy)
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Popular Italian comic Alberto Sordi does an excellent job of creating a bumbling yet effective police inspector by the unlikely name of Dante Lombardozzi, in this entertaining comedy-murder mystery by director Luigi Comencini.

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Dante Lombardozzi
Alessandro Cutolo ...
Chief Detective
Franca Tamantini ...
Marisa
Alfredo Leggi ...
Proietti
Angela Portaluri ...
Irma
Mino Doro ...
Col. Di Pietro
Franco Scandurra ...
Det. Matarazzo
Andrea De Pino ...
Marshal Polidori
Alberto Vecchietti ...
Zecca
Ennio Balbo
Giuseppe Fazio ...
Det. Ippolito
Gastone Renzelli
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Popular Italian comic Alberto Sordi does an excellent job of creating a bumbling yet effective police inspector by the unlikely name of Dante Lombardozzi, in this entertaining comedy-murder mystery by director Luigi Comencini.

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Not the best Alberto Sordi comedy...definitely there are better ones !
21 October 2004 | by (Rome,Italy) – See all my reviews

Comedy of newly hired police officer with his excessive youthful enthusiasm, pedantic and obsessive ways, causes a lot of exasperation among his more laid back colleagues. Also his courtship of a young lady is done strictly by the police rule book, with military like respect and obsequiousness. A good Alberto Sordi comedy, but certainly not his best.

Not worth to buy DVD or Video, but worth to watch on TV (in the unlikely event it ever gets shown on Italian TV,…..forget about ever seeing it outside Italy). The best Alberto Sordi comedy(or tragi-comedy) DVD films worth to buy, are……

'Vita difficile', 'Il Vigile', 'Tutti a casa', 'Il maestro di Vigevano', 'Americano a Roma', to name a few.

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