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Mad About Opera (1948)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

There has been no more catholic church in the Italian district of London since the one existing was bombed during the Blitz. Guido Marchi, a journalist wishing it to be restored, decides to organize a show in which great names of the ...See moreThere has been no more catholic church in the Italian district of London since the one existing was bombed during the Blitz. Guido Marchi, a journalist wishing it to be restored, decides to organize a show in which great names of the Italian opera will appear, deceitfully using Carlo Scala's restaurant as collateral to get the loan so as to organize the show. Despite formidable, self-interested opposition he will finally realize his goal. Moreover, he will manage to marry the one he loves. Written by Guy Bellinger CORRECTED BY ERIC ROTHSTEIN See less
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Updated Aug 10, 1948

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Apr 5, 1950 (United States)

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Maria Caniglia
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Tito Gobbi
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Gina Lollobrigida
Dora Scala - la fidanzata di Guido Dora Scala - la fidanzata di Guido   See fewer
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Carlo Campanini
Carlo Scala - il zio di Dora Carlo Scala - il zio di Dora   See fewer
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Constance Dowling
Margaret Jones Margaret Jones   See fewer
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Aroldo Tieri
Guido Marchi Guido Marchi   See fewer
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Aldo Silvani
Don Antonio Capenno Don Antonio Capenno   See fewer
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Franca Marzi
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
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Guglielmo Barnabò
Il direttore del Covent Garden Il direttore del Covent Garden   See fewer
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Nico Pepe
L'amico scrocone di Scala L'amico scrocone di Scala   See fewer
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Luigi Almirante
Il notaio Il notaio   See fewer
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Michele Riccardini
L'altro amico scrocone di Scala L'altro amico scrocone di Scala   See fewer
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Arturo Bragaglia
Il 'nuovo' cameriere Il 'nuovo' cameriere   See fewer
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Gino Scotti
Il sabotatore inviato de McLean Il sabotatore inviato de McLean   See fewer
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Felice Romano
L'altro sabotatore inviato de McLean L'altro sabotatore inviato de McLean   See fewer
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Nives Poli
La danzatrice La danzatrice   See fewer
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Franco Mannino
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Beniamino Gigli
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Tito Schipa
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Olga Capri
Rosa - la cuoca (uncredited) Rosa - la cuoca (uncredited)   See fewer
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Federico Collino
L'inventore della stilografica (uncredited) L'inventore della stilografica (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luigi Erminio D'Olivo
Il lettore del giornale al bar (uncredited) Il lettore del giornale al bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aristide Garbini
Il cuoco del ristorante (uncredited) Il cuoco del ristorante (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enrico Luzi
Il fanatico all'aeroporto (uncredited) Il fanatico all'aeroporto (uncredited)   See fewer
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Achille Majeroni
Mr. Brown (uncredited) Mr. Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Silvana Mangano
Una ragazza nella rappresentazione di Carmen (uncredited) Una ragazza nella rappresentazione di Carmen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Felice Minotti
Il spettatore piemontese al concerto (uncredited) Il spettatore piemontese al concerto (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franco Pesce
Gennarino (uncredited) Gennarino (uncredited)   See fewer
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Giuseppe Pierozzi
Il cliente che protesta (uncredited) Il cliente che protesta (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruno Smith
L'autista di McLean (uncredited) L'autista di McLean (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 18 votes