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Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (1955)

Bewildered, Don Camillo learns that Peppone intends to stand for parliament. Determined to thwart his ambitions, the good priest, ignoring the recommendations of the Lord, decides to campaign against him.

Director:

Carmine Gallone

Writers:

René Barjavel (dialogue), Giovanni Guareschi (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernandel ... Don Camillo
Gino Cervi ... Giuseppe 'Peppone' Bottazzi
Claude Sylvain ... Clotilde
Leda Gloria Leda Gloria ... La signora Bottazzi, moglie di Peppone / Madame Botazzi, la femme de Peppone
Umberto Spadaro Umberto Spadaro ... Bezzi
Memmo Carotenuto Memmo Carotenuto ... Lo Spiccio
Saro Urzì ... Brusco, il parucchiere / Brusco, le coiffeur
Guido Celano Guido Celano ... Il maresciallo
Luigi Tosi Luigi Tosi ... Judge
Marco Tulli Marco Tulli ... Lo Smilzo
Giuseppe Vinaver Giuseppe Vinaver
Lamberto Maggiorani
Manuel Gary Manuel Gary
Giovanni Onorato Giovanni Onorato ... Il Lungo
Renzo Giovampietro Renzo Giovampietro
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Storyline

Bewildered, Don Camillo learns that Peppone intends to stand for parliament. Determined to thwart his ambitions, the good priest, ignoring the recommendations of the Lord, decides to campaign against him.

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 October 1955 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Don Camillo's Last Round See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rizzoli Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

French censorship visa #17361/D. See more »

Goofs

When the mayor is answering questions to show his intelligence, some subtitles get the formulae for the surface area and volume of a sphere, wrong. In fact the character gets them right. See more »

Connections

Followed by Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo (1961) See more »

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Don Camillo rules!
28 September 2002 | by LeRoyMarkoSee all my reviews

Again, Don Camillo and Peppone the mayor go at it. Catholism vs communism in one funny way! The daily of a small Italian village after WWII. Not as good as the first two of the series, but still funny to watch.

Out of 100, I give it 74. That's good for **½ out of ****.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on September 15th, 2002.


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