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Scipione l'africano ()


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A story of the Second Punic Wars, beginning with Scipio's futile pleas to the Roman Senate to build an army to battle Hannibal, that climaxes with the battle of Zama.

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Publius Cornelius Scipio
Camillo Pilotto ...
Hannibal
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Captain Massinissa
Francesca Braggiotti ...
Queen Sophonisba
Marcello Giorda ...
King Syphace
Guglielmo Barnabò ...
Furius, fat Roman
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Velia, a Roman woman
Memo Benassi ...
Cato
Franco Coop ...
Mezio, Roman soldier
Ciro Galvani ...
Quinto Fabio Massimo
Carlo Lombardi ...
Lucio
Marcello Spada ...
Arunte
Piero Carnabuci ...
Il Reduce della Battaglia
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Lelius
Lamberto Picasso ...
Hasdrubal, advisor to Hannibal
Diana Lante ...
Moglie di Scipione
Raimondo Van Riel ...
Maharbale
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Principe del Senato
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Ambasciatore Romano
Gino Viotti ...
Mercante Fenicio
Clara Padoa ...
Schiava di Sofonisba
Ugo Sasso ...
Ufficiale
Mario Gallina ...
Ambasciatore cartaginese
Olinto Cristina ...
Altro ambasciatore cartaginese
Carlo Duse ...
Messo di Magone
Franco Brambilla ...
Ragazzo Romano
Antonella Steni ...
Una Bambina (as Antonietta Stefanini)
Enzo Biliotti
Bruno Calabretta
Alberto Campi
Gustavo Conforti
Giorgio Covi
Federico De Martino
Cesare Gambarelli
Walter Lazzaro
Guglielmo Longo
Giorgio Marcello
Otello Polini
Albino Principe
Gennaro Sabatano
Carlo Simoneschi
Ernesto Torrini
Vittorio Vaser
Amedeo Vecci
Franca Vella
Carla Zaccaria
Armando Zuccarelli
Rosina Adrario
Nino Altieri
Ruggero Angeletti
Sandro Bianchi
Vittorio Capanni
Antimo Reyner ...
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Comparsa soldato romano
Alfredo De Antoni ...
Anziano Cartaginese
Fernando Solieri ...
Anziano cartaginese
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Carotenuto ...
Extra (uncredited)
Alberto De Martino ...
Son of Scipio (uncredited)

Directed by

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Carmine Gallone

Written by

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Carmine Gallone ... (story) &
Camillo Mariani Dell'Aguillara ... (story) &
Sebastiano A. Luciani ... (story)
 
Carmine Gallone ... (screenplay) &
Camillo Mariani Dell'Aguillara ... (screenplay) &
Sebastiano A. Luciani ... (screenplay)
 
Silvio Maurano ... (screenplay) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Frederic Curiosi ... producer
Vittorio Mussolini ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Ildebrando Pizzetti

Cinematography by

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Ubaldo Arata
Anchise Brizzi

Film Editing by

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Oswald Hafenrichter

Production Design by

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Pietro Aschieri

Set Decoration by

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Carmine Gallone

Costume Design by

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Pietro Aschieri

Makeup Department

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Mario Giuseppe Paoletti ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Federico Curioni ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Piero Braccialini ... second assistant director
Francesco di Sirignano ... second assistant director
Giorgio Ferroni ... first assistant director
Giorgio Mannini ... first assistant director
Romolo Marcellini ... first assistant director
Paolo Moffa ... second assistant director
Domenico Paolella ... second assistant director
Ferdinando Maria Poggioli ... second assistant director (as Ferdinando M. Poggioli)

Art Department

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Ettore Corso ... set designer
Italo Tomassi ... scenic painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Vittorio Trentino ... sound engineer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ugo Lombardi ... camera operator
Giorgio Orsini ... camera operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Maria De Matteis ... assistant costume designer

Other crew

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Francesco Poggi ... military advisor
Alberto Riggi ... military advisor
Giovanna Scotto ... voice dubbing: Francesca Bragiotti

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A story of the Second Punic Wars, beginning with Scipio's futile pleas to the Roman Senate to build an army to battle Hannibal, that climaxes with the battle of Zama. Written by X

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Also Known As
  • Scipio Africanus: The Defeat of Hannibal (United States)
  • Scipion l'africain (France)
  • Karthagos Fall (Germany)
  • Escipión, el africano (Spain)
  • Scipion Afrikanac (Serbia)
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  • 117 min
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Trivia This film was a project championed by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. See more »
Goofs Extras wearing wristwatches, even though the film is set thousands of years before they were invented. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Kolossal - i magnifici Macisti (1977). See more »

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