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General della Rovere [videorecording] / an Italian-French co-production of Zebra Films and S.N.E. Gaumont ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; story and screenplay by Sergio Amidei, Diego Fa[b]bri, Indro Montanelli and Roberto Rossellini.

Other Title:
First released in Italy under title: Generale della Rovere [videorecording]
Publication:
Los Angeles, Calif. : Connoisseur Video Collection ; Chico, Calif. : distributed by Tamarelle's International Films, Ltd., 1988.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (130 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Montanelli, Indro, 1909-2001 -- Film adaptations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Drama.
Generals -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Motion pictures, French.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Italian soundtrack; English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS; Hi-fi; mono.
Summary:
Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. A con man is persuaded to impersonate a dead general, and becomes so imbued with the latter's code of honour that he goes before a firing squad rather than expose a partisan.
Participant:
Vittorio de Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo.
Credits:
Photography, Carlo Carlini; film editor, Cesare Cavagna; music, Renzo Rossellini.
Notes:
"From an incident suggested by Indro Montanelli."
"From the Janus film collection." This release has opening credits and title in English.
Videocassette release of the motion picture produced in 1960.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Contributor:
Rossellini, Roberto, 1906-1977. ,
Amidei, Sergio. , Screenwriter
Fabbri, Diego, 1911- , Screenwriter
Messemer, Hannes, 1924-1991. , Actor
De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974. , Actor
Milo, Sandra. , Actor
Rossellini, Renzo, 1908-1982. , Composer
Montanelli, Indro, 1909-2001. , Screenwriter,
Zebra Films (Rome) , Producer
SNE Gaumont. , Producer
Connoisseur Video Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Tamarelle's International Films. , Distributor
Janus Films. , Distributor
Class of 1953 Fund.
OCLC:
18592673
Publisher Number:
CVC-1004 Connoisseur Video Collection
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