The Loves and Times of Scaramouche

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The Loves and Times of Scaramouche
The Loves and Times of Scaramouche.jpg
Directed byEnzo G. Castellari
Produced byFederico Alcardi[1]
Screenplay by
  • Enzo G Castellari
  • Tito Carpi[1]
Story byTito Carpi[1]
Starring
Music by
CinematographyGiovanni Bergamini[1]
Edited byGianfranco Amicucci[1]
Production
companies
  • Embassy Pictures
  • Epee Cinematographica
  • Jadran Film
  • Lisa Film[1]
Release date
  • 17 March 1976 (1976-03-17)
Country
  • Italy
  • Yugoslavia
  • Denmark[1]

The Loves and Times of Scaramouche (Italian:Le avventure e gli amori di Scaramouche) is a 1976 comedy film directed by Enzo G. Castellari.

Plot[edit]

Along with his sidekick Whistle (Giancarlo Prete), Scaramouche (Michael Sarrazin) unwittingly becomes entangled in a plot to assassinate Napoleon - only to find himself the unlikely object of desire for Napoleon's lascivious new bride, the Empress Josephine (Ursula Andress).

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Release[edit]

The Loves and Times of Scramouche was released on March 17, 1976.[1]

Reception[edit]

The film was generally bad received by critics. According to New York Post's film critic Linda Gross the film is "a silly, slapstick spaghetti spoof of swashbuckling adventure movies".[2] Maurizio Cavagnaro defined the film as an "indigestible mess".[3]

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References[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 110.
  2. ^ Film review digest, Volume 2. Kraus-Thomson Organization, 1976.
  3. ^ Maurizio Cavagnaro (24 January 1976). "Le avventure e gli amori di Scaramouche". Corriere Mercantile.

Sources[edit]

  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.

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