Non è mai troppo tardi (1953)

Italy, 1953
86m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

An Italian fantasy film directed by Filippo Walter Ratti.

Plot Summary

Miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Marley, who warns him that three more ghosts will appear during the night trying to show Scrooge the error of his ways. As the night wears on, he’s visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. But will even they be enough to soften old Scrooge’s heart?

Credits

Crew
Director: Filippo Walter Ratti
Olympic Film
Producer: Piero Regnoli
Script: Filippo Walter Ratti, Piero Regnoli
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Director of Photography: Carlo Carlini
Costume Designer: Manuel Bolzarini
Art Director: Franco Lolli

Cast
Guglielmo Barnabò
Gigi Batzella [real name: Luigi Batzella.[/mfn]
Lola Braccini
Arturo Bragaglia
Enzo Cerusico (Antonio as a child)
Olinto Cristina (Franci)
Giorgio De Lullo
Giulio Donnini (Orazio Colussi)
Attilio Dottesio
Leda Gloria (Anna Colussi)
Ellida Lorini (Rosanna as a child)
Marcello Mastroianni (Riccardo)
Leonilde Montesi
Paolo Stoppa (Antonio Trabbi)
Luigi Tosi (Daniele Trabbi)

Alternative Titles

It’s Never Too Late – English language title