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Fame and the Devil (1949)

Al diavolo la celebrità (original title)
Approved | | Comedy, Fantasy | 18 November 1949 (Italy)
Three men consider selling their soul to Satan in order to possess a beautiful woman.

Directors:

Mario Monicelli, Steno

Writers:

Steno (story), Mario Monicelli (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcel Cerdan ... Maurice Cardan
Ferruccio Tagliavini Ferruccio Tagliavini ... Gino Marini
Mischa Auer ... Bernard Stork
Marilyn Buferd ... Ellen Rawlins
Carlo Campanini Carlo Campanini ... Emilio Poliazzi
Leonardo Cortese Leonardo Cortese ... Prof. Franco Bresci
Aldo Silvani Aldo Silvani ... The Devil
Giuseppe Pierozzi Giuseppe Pierozzi ... Prince Khalashivar
Cesare Polacco Cesare Polacco ... Israelian Delegate
Alba Arnova Alba Arnova ... Elena's Sister
Folco Lulli ... Ramirez
Gianni Rizzo Gianni Rizzo ... Max
William Tubbs William Tubbs ... Antonio
Albert Latasha Albert Latasha ... Marini's Manager
Franca Marzi Franca Marzi ... Flora
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Storyline

Three men consider selling their soul to Satan in order to possess a beautiful woman.

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How many men have gone to the devil...for a woman? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 November 1949 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fame and the Devil See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Produttori Associati See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The boxer was played by Marcel Cerdan, legendary French hero and World Middleweght Boxing Champion (from Sep 21 1948 to Jun 16 1949) who died tragically, Oct 27 1949, in a plane crash on the way to the United States for a return match with Jake Lamotta who had dethroned him 4 months earlier. His ring record was an amazing 111-4 with 65 KOS. This film was first released in the US in 1952. See more »

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