8th Venice International Film Festival

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8th Venice International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date23 August – 15 September 1947
Venice Film Festival chronology

The 8th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 23 August to 15 September 1947. Formally, it wasn't still the Golden Lion to designate the highest honor of the event: the prize was named as the Grand International Prize of Venice.[1]


  • Vinicio Marinucci[2]
  • Hugo Mauerhofer
  • Antonin Brousil
  • Jacques Ibert
  • Fabrizio Malipiero
  • Cirly Ray
  • William Karol
  • Carlo Benda
  • Dimitri Jeriomin
  • Jeanne Contini

In Competition[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Ngiri (short film) Gérard De Boe Belgium
People in the Clouds (short film) Хора сред облаците (Hora sred oblatzite) Zahari Zhandov Bulgaria
Сватба на село' (Svatba na selo) (short film) Stoyan Hristov Bulgaria
One Day in Sofia (short film) Един ден в София (Edin den v Sofia) Zahari Zhandov Bulgaria
The Stranger Orson Welles United States
Tomorrow Is Forever Irving Pichel United States
Spellbound Alfred Hitchcock United States
It Happened on 5th Avenue Roy Del Ruth United States
Gallant Journey William A. Wellman United States
Odd Man Out Carol Reed United Kingdom
The Strike Siréna Karel Steklý Czechoslovakia
Tragic Hunt Caccia tragica Giuseppe De Santis Italy
Monsieur Vincent Maurice Cloche France
Angelina L'onorevole Angelina Luigi Zampa Italy
Quai des Orfèvres Henri-Georges Clouzot France
The Pearl La perla Gabriel Figueroa Mexico


Venice Film Festival at Palazzo Ducale in 1947


  1. ^ "The 1940′s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Juries for the 1940′s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.

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