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Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery | 28 January 1946 (USA)
In the early part of this century, Maddelena a teenage Italian girl, is attacked whilst walking in the woods. The attack leaves her mentally scarred and our story flashes forward to the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Maddalena
... Nino
... Angela
... Sandro
... Guiseppe
Reginald Tate ... Ackroyd
... Logan (as Peter Murray Hill)
... Nesta
Alan Haines ... Evelyn
Hilda Bayley ... Mrs. Fiske
Evelyn Darvell ... Millie
... Mama Barucci
... Vittoria
Amy Veness ... Tessa
Robert Speaight ... Priest
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In the early part of this century, Maddelena a teenage Italian girl, is attacked whilst walking in the woods. The attack leaves her mentally scarred and our story flashes forward to the 1940s where Maddelena is still troubled. She disappears one day and her daughter vows to find her. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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This gorgeous creature was really TWO women...fiery temptress...respected wife See more »

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28 January 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La madona de las siete lunas  »

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(BAF Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Closing credits: This story is taken from life. There was a real Maddalena. The medical world have verified her case and other cases like it. See more »

Goofs

When Tessa (Amy Veness) answers the door to Doctor Ackroyd (Reginald Tate), she takes his hat and gloves. She drops the gloves and spots that she's done so, but carries on with the scene. See more »

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Maddalena: Love like ours can't be measured by time...
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Soundtracks

Nocturne No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op. 15, No. 2
(uncredited)
Music by Frédéric Chopin
Arranged by Hans May
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unintentionally hilarious
29 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it first came out and have yet to figure out why it was such a popular success. Its surely one of the silliest movies ever made with a a cast of English actors in operatic style Gypsy get-up -

seems everyone wore jangly earing's and swaggered around while Phyllis Calvert (God rest her) one of the most English of actresses portrayed an Italian girl possessed by wayward uncontrollable passions (usually portrayed in those days by the luscious Gina Lollobrigida) Its really a trip through the costume wardrobe of an Italian opera. See it strictly for laughs. It would have only needed the Ritz brothers to appear half way though to get the whole thing together


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