O.K. Nerone (1951)

Italy,
105m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, Italian

An Italian comedy fantasy film directed by Mario Soldati.

Plot Summary

Two American sailors in Rome are attacked and while unconscious, share a dream that they're in Ancient Rome.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Mario Soldati
Copyright 1951 Industrie Cinematografiche Sociali
La Industrie Cinematografiche Sociali presents
Produced by: Niccolò Theodoli
Written by: Age [real name: Agenore Incrocci]-Continenza [real name: Alessandro Continenza], Monicelli [real name: Mario Monicelli]-Scarpelli [real name: Furio Scarpelli], Steno-Ciannelli [real name: Lewis E. Cianelli]]
Story by: Steno and Monicelli [real name: Mario Monicelli]
Photography by: Mario Montuori
Editor: Roberto Cinquini
Music by: Mario Nascimbene
Sound Technician: Mario Bartolomei
Costumes: Dario Cecchi
Make-up: Amato Garbini
Hair: Teresa Petitti
Art Director: Guido Fiorini
Filmed at the studios of S.A. Titanus

Cast
Walter Chiari [Fiorello/John]
Silvana Pampanini [Poppea]
Carlo Campanini [Jimmy]
Jackie Frost [Licia]
Gildo Bocci [Burbo, the innkeeper]
Rocco D'Assunta [Pannunzio]
Giulio Donnini [Tigellinus]
Enzo Fiermonte [gladiator]
Richard McNamara
Alda Mangini [Sophonisba]
John Myhers
Piero Palermini [Marcus]
Umberto Scaripante [souvenir seller]
Ugo Sasso [Muzio]
Mario Siletti [Seneca]
Bruno Smith [slave merchant]
Michael Tor [consul]
Pietro Tordi [gladiator]
Harry Weedon
Gino Cervi [Nero]

Alternative Titles

OK Nero
O.K. Nero
La Roma di Nerone

See also
Fiddlers Three (1944)
Roman Scandals (1933)

References

Periodicals

  • The Film Daily vol.104 no.13 20 July 1953 p.11 – credits, review
  • Intermezzo vol.6 no.24 31 December 1951 p.6 – credits, review
  • Kine Weekly no.2447 20 May 1954 p.21 – credits, review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.21 no.246 (July 1954) p.101 – credits, review
  • Motion Picture Herald vol.191 no.13 27 June 1953 p.1886 – credits, review
  • Today's Cinema vol.82 no.7012 14 May 1954 p.13 – credits, review
  • Variety 26 March 1952 – credits, review

Books