Naples of Olden Times

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Naples of Olden Times
Directed by Amleto Palermi
Produced by Carlo Barbieri
Written by Amleto Palermi
Starring Vittorio De Sica
Emma Gramatica
Elisa Cegani
María Denis
Music by Alessandro Cicognini
Cinematography Anchise Brizzi
Edited by Fernando Tropea
Astra Film
Distributed by Generalcine
Release date
Running time
85 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Naples of Olden Times (Italy:Napoli d'altri tempi) is a 1938 Italian musical comedy film directed by Amleto Palermi and starring Vittorio De Sica, Emma Gramatica and Elisa Cegani.[1] It was made at Cinecittà in Rome.


At the beginning of the Twentieth century, a young employee of a Naples shop dreams of becoming a famous singer.



  1. ^ Gundle p.153


  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.
  • Liehm, Mira. Passion and Defiance: Film in Italy from 1942 to the Present. University of California Press, 1984.

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