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Casanova's Big Night (1954) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by Paul Jones.

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Classic Films in Focus: CASANOVA'S BIG NIGHT (1954)

By Jennifer Garlen on Aug 28, 2012 From Virtual Virago

You'd think a star-studded costume comedy like Casanova's Big Night (1954) would have everything it needed to be a huge success, but it never quite comes together. Perhaps it's Bob Hope's awkward brand of humor that doesn't quite suit the material, or the embarrassment of seeing heavyweight characte... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CASANOVA'S BIG NIGHT (1954)

By Jennifer Garlen on Aug 28, 2012 From Virtual Virago

You'd think a star-studded costume comedy like Casanova's Big Night (1954) would have everything it needed to be a huge success, but it never quite comes together. Perhaps it's Bob Hope's awkward brand of humor that doesn't quite suit the material, or the embarrassment of seeing heavyweight characte... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CASANOVA'S BIG NIGHT (1954)

By Jennifer Garlen on Aug 28, 2012 From Virtual Virago

You'd think a star-studded costume comedy like Casanova's Big Night (1954) would have everything it needed to be a huge success, but it never quite comes together. Perhaps it's Bob Hope's awkward brand of humor that doesn't quite suit the material, or the embarrassment of seeing heavyweight characte... Read full article


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Pippo Popolino: Don't be frightened, Francesca. I'm scared enough for all of us.


Francesca Bruni: Well, then take your mask off.
Pippo Popolino: Oh, no. I couldn't do that. I haven't got anything on underneath it.


Pippo Popolino: If this is the way they live in Venice, let's hurry! We can still catch the 7:15 gondola!


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Vincent Price lost credit for his performance as the real Casanova when he was caught up in the McCarthy-era "Red Scare" hysteria that swept the US in the 1950s.
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