Dai nostri inviati: La Rai e l'Istituto Luce raccontano la Mostra del cinema di Venezia 1932-1953 (2012)

Venice Lido, 6 August 1932, 9.15 pm: on the sea terrace of the Grand Hotel Excelsior a projector is switched on. An elegant and wealthy audience witnesses the birth of the Venice Film ... See full summary »

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Josephine Baker ... Self (archive footage)
Piero Bernacchi Piero Bernacchi ... Narrator (voice)
Lello Bersani Lello Bersani ... Self (archive footage)
Alessandro Blasetti ... Self (archive footage)
Brunella Bovo ... Self (archive footage)
Winston Churchill ... Self (archive footage)
Claudette Colbert ... Self (archive footage)
Elsa De Giorgi ... Self (archive footage)
Giuseppe De Santis ... Self (archive footage)
Aldo Fabrizi ... Self (archive footage)
Errol Flynn ... Self (archive footage)
Vittorio Gassman ... Self (archive footage)
Pietro Germi ... Self (archive footage)
Jole Giannini Jole Giannini ... Self (archive footage)
Joseph Goebbels ... Self (archive footage) (as Josef Goebbels)
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Venice Lido, 6 August 1932, 9.15 pm: on the sea terrace of the Grand Hotel Excelsior a projector is switched on. An elegant and wealthy audience witnesses the birth of the Venice Film Festival. It is the outcome of a meeting between three characters: Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata, president of the Biennale and an important figure on the Italian industrial scene; Antonio Maraini, secretary of the Biennale and an art connoisseur; Luciano De Feo, president of the Istituto Internazionale per la Cinematografia Educativa, who manages to bring American majors and European productions to the Lido. The Dai nostri inviati project celebrates its third anniversary with a prequel, which aims to talk about the first twenty-one years of the festival from 1932 to 1953. Via a selection from the Luce and Rai archives the documentary examines the historic events of the festival: its "international" birth, the influences of the Fascist regime after the proclamation of the empire, the outbreak of World War ...

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Italy

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Italian

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31 August 2012 (Italy) See more »

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