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The Love Specialist (1957)

La ragazza del palio (original title)
| Comedy, Romance | 1959 (USA)
A Texan girl wins a quiz show jackpot, and uses her winnings for a trip to Italy. Her car breaks up near Siena where she meets a handsome Italian prince. He thinks that she must be rich, ... See full summary »

Director:

Luigi Zampa

Writers:

Michael Pertwee (screenplay), Ennio De Concini (screenplay) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diana Dors ... Diana Dixon
Vittorio Gassman ... Principe Piero di Montalcino
Franca Valeri Franca Valeri ... Contessa Bernardi-Scotti
Bruce Cabot ... Mike
Teresa Pellati Teresa Pellati ... Laura Bernardi-Scotti
Enrico Viarisio ... Zio di Piero
Tina Lattanzi Tina Lattanzi ... Madre di Piero
Nando Bruno Nando Bruno ... Papà Ferrari
Enzo Biliotti Enzo Biliotti
Carlo Sposito
Thomas Chalmers Thomas Chalmers
Nello Putzu Nello Putzu
Gertrude Flynn
Cristina De Angelis Cristina De Angelis
Gisella Monaldi Gisella Monaldi
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A Texan girl wins a quiz show jackpot, and uses her winnings for a trip to Italy. Her car breaks up near Siena where she meets a handsome Italian prince. He thinks that she must be rich, and she too believes he's loaded with cash, but they're both broke. The romance reaches its climax at the traditional Palio horse race where, after breaking up with the prince after learning that he bribed the rival jockey into throwing the race so that his horse could win, she fast-talks the rival horse's owner into letting her ride. Written by Vice-4

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Love Specialist See more »

Filming Locations:

Siena, Tuscany, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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