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Hello Elephant (1952)

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83 min | Comedy

Vittorio De Sica is a teacher struggling to take care of his family and always dreaming that Parliament will increase the salaries for teachers and life will become easier for his wife, Maria Mereander, and kids. An Indian prince (Sabu) ...See moreVittorio De Sica is a teacher struggling to take care of his family and always dreaming that Parliament will increase the salaries for teachers and life will become easier for his wife, Maria Mereander, and kids. An Indian prince (Sabu) visits Italy, is assisted by the teacher, and gives De Sica a baby elephant as a reward. This upsets the landlord, Nando Bruno, the other tenants and the neighborhood . He takes the elephant away but, like Lassie, it comes home. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screenplay) (story) | Cesare Zavattini (screenplay) (story)
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Updated Feb 23, 1952

Release date
Sep 5, 1954 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Vittorio De Sica
Carlo Caretti Carlo Caretti   See fewer
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Sabu
Sultan of Nagore (as Sabù) Sultan of Nagore (as Sabù)   See fewer
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María Mercader
Maria Caretti (as Maria Mercader) Maria Caretti (as Maria Mercader)   See fewer
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Nando Bruno
Signor Venturi Signor Venturi   See fewer
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Gisella Sofio
Fidanzata del maestro Fidanzata del maestro   See fewer
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Michele Sakara
Giovannino Giovannino   See fewer
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Ciro Berardi
Il facchino Il facchino   See fewer
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Antonio Nicotra
Il portiere Il portiere   See fewer
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Teresa Fimiani
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Sonia Fort
Maura Caretti Maura Caretti   See fewer
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Fausto Guerzoni
Un inquilino Un inquilino   See fewer
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Stefano Carretta
Caretti Boy Caretti Boy   See fewer
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Giampiero Donini
Caretti Boy Caretti Boy   See fewer
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Giuseppe Mendola
Caretti Boy Caretti Boy   See fewer
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Gino Cervi
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.7 / 10 | 54 votes