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Guaglio (1948)

85 min | Drama

On his way to Africa, Don Pietro, a young missionary priest has his suitcase stolen in the station of Naples. While making every effort to retrieve his baggage he finds out how devastated and miserable the city of Naples is. Learning that ...See moreOn his way to Africa, Don Pietro, a young missionary priest has his suitcase stolen in the station of Naples. While making every effort to retrieve his baggage he finds out how devastated and miserable the city of Naples is. Learning that he has been the victim of gang of local street urchins, he decides that is mission is here in Naples, not under distant skies. He creates a home for poor kids, assisted by Maddalena, the cook, with a view to putting the "scugnizzi" back on the right track. He is very successful with Peppinello, who shows gratitude for what the priest is doing and feels good in his new secure home. But other kids do not play by the rules and find the home a convenient place for hiding the product of their thefts... Written by Guy Bellinger See less
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Updated Sep 10, 1948

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May 18, 1949 (United States)

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Adolfo Celi
Don Pietro Don Pietro   See fewer
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Tina Pica
Maddalena, la cuoca Maddalena, la cuoca   See fewer
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Mario Russo
Peppinello Peppinello   See fewer
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Luigi Dermasti
Ciccillo Ciccillo   See fewer
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Carlo Barbieri
Vescovo Vescovo   See fewer
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Ettore Mattia
Commissario (as Ettore G. Mattia) Commissario (as Ettore G. Mattia)   See fewer
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Antonio Cirelli
Eduardo Eduardo   See fewer
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Giovanni Rinaldi
Peppino Peppino   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 49 votes