‘Gentlemen, be democrats in life but aristocrats in art.’ Arturo Toscanini
Adriano Rimoldi and Rina Morelli in Don Giovanni (1942), directed by Dino Falconi, costumes by Rosi Gori, the music is from Mozart’s opera lirica Don Giovanni or Il Dissoluto Punito
Sì, lo so che è l’8 settembre, vergogna, disonore, anatema, fucilazioni etc etc etc, ma mi secco a fare la disfattista, perciò beccatevi la rebloggata di un bersagliere di molto bell’aspetto.
Photo by Mario Nunes Vais (1856-1932)
Bicentenario dell’ Arma, 13 Luglio 1814-13 Luglio 2014
Bicentary of the Arma dei Carabinieri 13 July 1814-13 July 2014
Ciak! si mangia : Amedeo Nazzari and Luisa Ferida in Il Conte di Bréchard (1937) directed by Mario Bonnard, adapted from the play by Giovacchino Forzano
Elsa Merlini in Non Ti Conosco Più ( I Don’t Know You Anymore, 1936). Directed by Nunzio Malasomma, based on the play by Aldo De Benedetti, it was remade in 1980 starring Monica Vitti
Leonardo Cortese and Dina Sassoli in Alessandro Sei Grande ! (1940). Directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia and based on the novel by celebrated writer and scriptwriter Luigi Bonelli who was humourously known as Wassili Cetoff Stenberg. The film was shot at the Pisorno Studios in Tirrenia.