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Febbre da cavallo (1976)

Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake, Pomata e Felice. Il primo sempre sul punto di... See full summary »

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Bruno Fioretti, 'Mandrake' (as Luigi Proietti)
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Conte Dallara
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Mafalda (as Nicky Gentile)
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Judge
Ennio Antonelli ...
Otello Rinaldi, the butcher, 'Manzotin'
Luciano Bonanni ...
Fatebenefratelli Hospital's male nurse
Aristide Caporale ...
Augustarello
Gianfranco Cardinali ...
assistant of Conte Dallara
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Stelvio Mazza
Fernando Cerulli ...
The Director of Commercial
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Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake, Pomata e Felice. Il primo sempre sul punto di sposare Gabriella, il secondo in perenne fuga dai suoi creditori. Quelli che li accomuna è il fatto di perdere sempre e comunque. Poi un giorna Gabriella dà a Mandrake tre nomi di brocchi da giocare a una corsa tris. Mandrake si lascia convincere da Pomata a puntare invece su un vincente sicuro che naturalmente perde. Come perde Mandrake i venti milioni che avrebbe vinto giocando i nomi suggeriti da Gabriella. Guai in vista per tutti. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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1988 (West Germany)  »

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Horse Fever  »

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$1,365,221 (Italy), 1 November 2002
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In the scene of whiskey Vat69 spot the actor who plays the Director (Fernando Cerulli) is voiced by Steno, Director of horse fever, while the driver without a license is voiced by Mario Lombardini. See more »

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Followed by Febbre da cavallo - La mandrakata (2002) See more »

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the "King" of the italian B-movie
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Among all the Italian B-movie of 70's and 80's, "Febbre da Cavallo" differs from the ability of the actors (a very young Proietti, who can be considered one of the best living italian actor and showman and Montesano) and the particular soundtrack, echoing the styles of the latin and the fusion.


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