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The Gold of Naples ()

L'oro di Napoli (original title)
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A portrait of the people, the defects and the peculiarities of Naples in six different vignettes.

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Teresa (segment "Teresa")
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Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
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Don Ersilio Miccio (segment "Il professore")
Paolo Stoppa ...
Don Peppino - il vedovo (segment "Pizze a credito")
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Don Nicola (segment "Teresa")
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Don Saverio Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Lianella Carell ...
Carolina Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Giacomo Furia ...
Rosario - marito di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
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Old woman (segment "Il professore")
Alberto Farnese ...
Alfredo - l'amante di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Tecla Scarano ...
Un amico di Peppino (segment "Pizze a credito")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pierino Bilancioni ...
Il piccolo Gennarino (segment "I giocatori")
Lars Borgström ...
Federico - the Doorkeeper (segment "I giocatori") (as L. Borgoström)
Gianni Crosio ...
Alfonso Maria di Sant'Agata dei Fornai (segment "Il professore")
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Gennaro (segment "Il professore")
Ubaldo Maestri ...
don Ubaldo (segment "Teresa")
Tartaro Pasquale ...
Cafiero (segment "Pizze a credito")
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Giovanni - the Butler (segment "I giocatori")
Agostino Salvietti ...
Gennaro Esposito (segment "Il guappo")
Pasquale Cennamo ...
Don Carmine Savarone (segment "Il guappo") (uncredited)
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Il conte Prospero B. (segment "I giocatori") (uncredited)
Roberto De Simone ...
Umberto Scognamiglio (segment "Pizze a credito") (uncredited)
Teresa De Vita ...
La madre (segment "Funeralino") (uncredited)
Rosetta Dei ...
(segment "Pizze a credito") (uncredited)
Irene Montaldo ...
La contessa B. (segment "I giocatori") (uncredited)
Giulio Panicali ...
Don Nicola (segment "Teresa") (uncredited) (voice)
Gigi Reder ...
Don Peppino's friend (segment "Pizze a credito") (uncredited)
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Guappo (segment "Il guappo") (uncredited)

Directed by

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Vittorio De Sica

Written by

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Giuseppe Marotta ... (story)
 
Cesare Zavattini ... (adapted for the screen by)
 
Cesare Zavattini ... (screenplay) &
Vittorio De Sica ... (screenplay) and
Giuseppe Marotta ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Dino De Laurentiis ... producer
Marcello Girosi ... executive producer
Carlo Ponti ... producer

Music by

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Alessandro Cicognini

Cinematography by

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Carlo Montuori

Film Editing by

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Eraldo Da Roma

Editorial Department

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Marcella Benvenuti ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Gastone Medin

Set Decoration by

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Ferdinando Ruffo ... (as Fernando Ruffo)

Costume Design by

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Pia Marchesi

Production Management

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Nino Misiano ... production manager
Roberto Moretti ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Luisa Alessandri ... assistant director
Franco Montemurro ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Aldo Calpini ... sound engineer
Biagio Fiorelli ... sound
Bruno Moreal ... sound

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Goffredo Bellisario ... camera operator (as Goffredo Belisario)

Music Department

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Alessandro Cicognini ... conductor

Script and Continuity Department

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Franca Carotenuto ... script supervisor

Other crew

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Mario Abussi ... production secretary (as Mario Abusi)
Giuseppe Barbaro ... administrator
Elmo De Sica ... production secretary
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Neapolitan episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) losing her husband's ring ; the funeral of a child ; the gambler Count Prospero B. defeated by a kid ; the unexpected and unusual wedding of Teresa, a prostitute ; the "professor" Ersilio Micci, a "wisdom seller". Written by Yepok

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Also Known As
  • The Gold of Naples (United States)
  • L'or de Naples (France)
  • Das Gold von Neapel (Germany)
  • Gold of Naples (Australia)
  • Neapels guld (Denmark)
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  • 138 min
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Movie Connections Featured in Film présenté: L'or de Naples (1959). See more »

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