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Miseria e nobiltà (1954)

"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.

Director:

Mario Mattoli (as Mario Mattòli)

Writers:

Eduardo Scarpetta (play) (as E. Scarpetta), Ruggero Maccari (dialogue) (as R. Maccari)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Totò ... Felice Sciosciammocca
Sophia Loren ... Gemma
Enzo Turco Enzo Turco ... Pasquale
Dolores Palumbo Dolores Palumbo ... Luisella
Gianni Cavalieri Gianni Cavalieri ... Gaetano
Franca Faldini ... Nadia
Carlo Croccolo ... Luigino
Liana Billi Liana Billi ... Concetta
Giuseppe Porelli ... Ottavio
Giulia Melidoni Giulia Melidoni ... Bettina
Valeria Moriconi Valeria Moriconi ... Pupella
Franco Pastorino Franco Pastorino ... Eugenio
Franco Sportelli Franco Sportelli ... Vincenzo
Franco Melidoni Franco Melidoni ... Peppinello
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"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.

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Trivia

Valeria Moriconi (Pupella) stated in an interview that the spaghetti scene was improvised as they had only rehearsed approaching the spaghetti and no more. Furthermore, Toto inadvertently put into his pocket a "spiral" (a hot smoking device placed in the food to make it look piping hot) and the scene had to be stopped as his jacket caught fire. See more »

Connections

Remake of Miseria e nobiltà (1940) See more »

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lost interest
26 March 2020 | by mjoycehSee all my reviews

This film is very stagey and also over-acted. I only watched about 25 minutes, which was about 20 minutes too many.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

16 February 1955 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Confusões à Italiana See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Excelsa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Ferraniacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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