Poor But Beautiful

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  • Genre(s): Romance Comedy
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 101 min
Poveri ma belli (U.S. title: Poor, But Handsome; U.K. title: A Girl in Bikini) is a successful 1957 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi. There have been two sequels, also directed by Risi and starring Marisa Allasio, Maurizio Arena and Renato... read more

Poveri ma belli (U.S. title: Poor, But Handsome; U.K. title: A Girl in Bikini) is a successful 1957 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi. There have been two sequels, also directed by Risi and starring Marisa Allasio, Maurizio Arena and Renato Salvatori: Belle ma povere in 1957 and Poveri milionari in 1959 (the latter not featuring Allasio, who by then had retired from acting).

Original Release

01/01/1957

US Release

06/10/1958

Cast

Maurizio Arena Romolo Toccacieli / Romolo
Renato Salvatori Salvatore
Marisa Allasio Giovanna
Memmo Carotenuto Sor Alvaro / Autista
Lorella De Luca Marisa Toccacieli / Marisa
Alessandra Panaro Anna Maria / Annamaria
Mario Carotenuto Uncle Mario / Zio Mario
Mario Ambrosino Leonetto Berselli
Ettore Manni Ugo
Nino Vingelli Old 'Pappagallo'
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Dino Risi

Writers

Dino Risi, Massimo Franciosa, Pasquale Festa Campanile

Cast

Maurizio Arena Romolo Toccacieli / Romolo
Renato Salvatori Salvatore
Marisa Allasio Giovanna
Memmo Carotenuto Sor Alvaro / Autista
Lorella De Luca Marisa Toccacieli / Marisa
Alessandra Panaro Anna Maria / Annamaria
Mario Carotenuto Uncle Mario / Zio Mario
Mario Ambrosino Leonetto Berselli
Ettore Manni Ugo
Nino Vingelli Old 'Pappagallo'
Ughetto Bertucci The Greengrocer in Piazza Navona
Erminio Spalla Amico del padre di Giovanna
Gildo Bocci Father of Romolo
Rossella Como Jole
Virgilio Riento Giovanna's Father
Marcello Avallone
Luciano Basso
Luciano Berti
Sergio Cardinaletti
Lina Ferri sora Cecilia

Producers

Editors

Mario Serandrei

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