8th Venice International Film Festival

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8th Venice International Film Festival
Festival poster
Location Venice, Italy
Founded 1932
Festival date 23 August – 15 September 1947

The 8th 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]

Venice Film Festival at Palazzo Ducale in 1947


  • 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
N/A Ngiri (short film) Gérard De Boe  Belgium
People in the Clouds (Hora sred oblatzite) Хора сред облаците (short film) Zahari Zhandov  Bulgaria
(Svatba na selo) Сватба на село (short film) Stoyan Hristov  Bulgaria
One Day in Sofia (Edin den v Sofia) Един ден в София (short film) Zahari Zhandov  Bulgaria
The Stranger The Stranger Orson Welles  United States
Tomorrow Is Forever Tomorrow Is Forever Irving Pichel  United States
Spellbound Spellbound Alfred Hitchcock  United States
It Happened on 5th Avenue It Happened on 5th Avenue Roy Del Ruth  United States
Gallant Journey Gallant Journey William A. Wellman  United States
Odd Man Out 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



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

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