The Career of a Chambermaid

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The Career of a Chambermaid
The Career of a Chambermaid.jpg
Directed by Dino Risi
Produced by Pio Angeletti
Written by Bernardino Zapponi
Ruggero Maccari
Dino Risi
Starring Agostina Belli
Vittorio Gassman
Ugo Tognazzi
Music by Armando Trovajoli
Cinematography Claudio Cirillo
Edited by Alberto Gallitti
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
120 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Telefoni bianchi (English:White Telephone, internationally released as The Career of a Chambermaid) is a 1976 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi. For this film Agostina Belli was awarded with a Special David di Donatello for her performance.[1] The title refers to the White Telephone comedies of the 1930s and 1940s. The film is a comic portrayal of the Italian film industry during the Fascist era in which an ambitious young woman briefly rises to become a film star.


See also[edit]


  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.


  1. ^ Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-221-1. 

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