Black Eagle (1946 film)

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Black Eagle
Directed by Riccardo Freda
Produced by Dino De Laurentiis
Written by Alexander Pushkin (novel)
Baccio Agnoletti
Mario Monicelli
Federico Fellini
Riccardo Freda
Starring Rossano Brazzi
Irasema Dilián
Gino Cervi
Rina Morelli
Music by Franco Casavola
Cinematography Guglielmo Lombardi
Rodolfo Lombardi
Edited by Otello Colangeli
Distributed by Cinematografica Distributori Indipendenti
Release dates
21 September 1946
Running time
97 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Black Eagle (Italian:Aquila nera) is a 1946 Italian drama film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Rossano Brazzi, Irasema Dilián and Gino Cervi. It is also known as Return of the Black Eagle. The film is based on the unfinished novel Dubrovsky by Alexander Pushkin.[1] It was followed by a 1951 sequel Revenge of the Black Eagle, also directed by Freda.



  1. ^ Testa p.6


  • Testa, Carlo. Italian Cinema and Modern European Literatures, 1945-2000. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002.

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