The Ancestor

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The Ancestor
Directed by Guido Brignone
Produced by Oreste Cariddi Barbieri
Written by Carlo Veneziani (play)
Guido Brignone
Starring Antonio Gandusio
Paola Barbara
Mercedes Brignone
Aldo Silvani
Music by Renzo Rossellini
Cinematography Otello Martelli
Edited by Giuseppe Fatigati
Distributed by ENIC
Release date
Running time
76 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Ancestor (Italian:L'antenato) is a 1936 Italian comedy film directed by Guido Brignone and starring Antonio Gandusio, Paola Barbara and Mercedes Brignone.[1] It is an adaptation of a play by Carlo Veneziani, and was made at the Palatino Studios in Rome.



  1. ^ Moliterno p.280


  • Moliterno, Gino. Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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