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Milestones of the Film

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A new season of classic films which have influenced the development of world cinema. Miracle in Milan starring Francesco Golisano, Brunella Bovo, Emma Gramatica
Toto, an orphan, has been brought up by the saintly Lollota to be generous and good. When he arrives in Milan he is shocked by the misery and hopelessness of the city's down-and-outs and soon becomes their leader in a struggle against poverty and oppression. But a miracle is needed if they are to succeed.
De Sica's moving fantasy shows once again his deep feeling of compassion for the poor, a feeling also much in evidence in such realistic stories as Shoeshine and Bicycle Thieves.
Screenplay by CESARE ZAVATTINI and VITTORIO DE SICA from the novel Toto il Buono by CESARE ZAVATTINI
Director Vittorio DE SICA
This Week's Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Francesco Golisano
Unknown: Brunella Bovo
Unknown: Emma Gramatica
Unknown: Cesare Zavattini
Unknown: Cesare Zavattini
Director: Vittorio de Sica
Toto: Francesco Golisano
Edwige: Brunella Bovo
Lolotta: Emma Gramatica
Rappi: Paolo Stoppa
The Rich Man: Guglielmo Barnabo
The Proud Lady: Anna Carena
The Statue: Alba Arnova
Unhappy girl in love: Flora Cambi
Sergeant: Virgilio Riento
Alfredo: Arturo Bragaglia
Gaetano: Erminio Spalla
Commandant: Angelo Prioli
Second Commandant: Francesco Rissone

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Milestones of the Film

BBC Two England, 30 August 1974 21.25






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