The Gold of Naples

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Drama Comedy
  • Release year: 1954
  • Running time: 138 min
Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing her husband's ring ; the funeral of a dead child ; the gambler Count Prospero B. read more

Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing her husband's ring ; the funeral of a dead child ; the gambler Count Prospero B. defeated by a kid ; the unexpected and unusual wedding of Teresa, a prostitute ; the "professor" Ersilio Micci, a "wisdom seller".

Original Release

12/23/1954

US Release

02/11/1957

Cast

Sophia Loren Sofia / Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Silvana Mangano Teresa / Teresa (segment "Teresa")
Eduardo De Filippo Don Ersilio Miccio / Don Ersilio Miccio (segment "Il professore")
Paolo Stoppa Il vedovo / Don Peppino - il vedovo (segment "Pizze a credito")
Tina Pica Old woman (segment "Il professore")
Giacomo Furia Marito di Sofia / Rosario - marito di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Vittorio De Sica Il conte / Il conte Prospero B. (segment "I giocatori")
Totò Don Saverio Petrillo / Don Saverio Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Erno Crisa Don Nicola (segment "Teresa")
Lianella Carell Carolina Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Vittorio De Sica

Writers

Giuseppe Marotta, Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica

Cast

Sophia Loren Sofia / Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Silvana Mangano Teresa / Teresa (segment "Teresa")
Eduardo De Filippo Don Ersilio Miccio / Don Ersilio Miccio (segment "Il professore")
Paolo Stoppa Il vedovo / Don Peppino - il vedovo (segment "Pizze a credito")
Tina Pica Old woman (segment "Il professore")
Giacomo Furia Marito di Sofia / Rosario - marito di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Vittorio De Sica Il conte / Il conte Prospero B. (segment "I giocatori")
Totò Don Saverio Petrillo / Don Saverio Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Erno Crisa Don Nicola (segment "Teresa")
Lianella Carell Carolina Petrillo (segment "Il guappo")
Alberto Farnese Alfredo - l'amante di Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
Tecla Scarano Un amico di Peppino (segment "Pizze a credito")
Pierino Bilancioni Il piccolo Gennarino (segment "I giocatori")
Lars Borgström Federico - the Doorkeeper (segment "I giocatori")
Gianni Crosio Alfonso Maria di Sant'Agata dei Fornai (segment "Il professore")
Nino Imparato Gennaro (segment "Il professore")
Ubaldo Maestri
Tartaro Pasquale Cafiero (segment "Pizze a credito")
Mario Passante Giovanni - the Butler (segment "I giocatori")
Agostino Salvietti Gennaro Esposito (segment "Il guappo")

Producers

Marcello Girosi Executive Producer
Dino De Laurentiis Producer
Carlo Ponti Producer

Editors

Eraldo Da Roma

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