Verdi, the King of Melody

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Verdi, the King of Melody
Giuseppe Verdi (1953 film).jpg
Directed byRaffaello Matarazzo
Music byGiuseppe Verdi
CinematographyTino Santoni
Edited byMario Serandrei
Release date
22 December 1953
LanguageItalian

Giuseppe Verdi, released theatrically in the USA as The Life and Music of Giuseppe Verdi and on video as Verdi, the King of Melody, is a 1953 Italian biographical musical melodrama film starring Pierre Cressoy and directed by Raffaello Matarazzo. It is based on adult life events of the composer Giuseppe Verdi.[1] The film was a commercial success, grossing over 957 million lire at the Italian box office.[2]

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  1. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
  2. ^ Gianni Rondolino. Catalogo Bolaffi del cinema italiano 1945/1955. Bolaffi, 1967.

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