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The Queens (1966)
"Le fate" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  10 March 1968 (USA)
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Sabina (segment "Fata Sabina")
Enrico Maria Salerno ...
Gianni (segment "Fata Sabina")
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Armenia (segment "Fata Armenia")
Gastone Moschin ...
Dr. Aldini (segment "Fata Armenia")
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Elena (segment "Fata Elena")
Jean Sorel ...
Luigi (segment "Fata Elena")
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Giovanni (segment "Fata Marta")
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Marta (segment "Fata Marta")
Olga Villi ...
Countess Rattazzi (segment "Fata Marta")
Anthony Steel ...
The Professor (segment "Fata Marta")
Renzo Giovampietro ...
2nd Motorist (segment "Fata Sabina")
Corrado Olmi ...
Aldini's Friend (segment "Fata Armenia")
Gigi Ballista ...
The Priest (segment "Fata Marta")
Clotilde Sakaroff ...
The Governess (segment "Fata Elena") (as Clothilde Sakharoff)
Nino Marchetti ...
The Guest (segment "Fata Marta")
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The Four Queenly Virtues are Constancy, Fidelity, Chastity and Honor --

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A toast to those beautiful, funny and sexy 1960's stars
19 September 2003 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

If you like watching Italian multi-segment sex comedies -- yes, they made them by the hundreds in the 1960s -- this might be one of the most charming and enjoyable. Good production values, fine directors (Bolognini, Salce, Pietrangeli and champion Monicelli), efficient male co-stars (Jean Sorel, Enrico Maria Salerno, Gastone Moschin and great Alberto Sordi), simple but not bad stories (especially fine is Queen Marta/Welch episode).

But above all, you'll be delighted with these four magnificently beautiful, funny & sexy ladies: force of nature Claudia Cardinale as a carefree young gypsy mother (in one of her best comedy roles); supreme comedienne Monica Vitti who delivers here no less than a masterclass on comedy timing; gorgeous Raquel Welch, sexier than in any of her American films; and classy Capucine, whose character becomes very naughty when she drinks...and then forgets all about it. Wonderful for a lazy evening. Try to see it in the original Italian version with subtitles, so you won't miss Vitti & Cardinale's sexy, husky voices.


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