Big Shoes

Big Shoes (Italian: Scarpe grosse) is a 1940 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Falconi and starring Amedeo Nazzari, Lilia Silvi and Elena Altieri.[1] It is based on a play by Sándor Hunyady which had previously been turned into a 1939 Hungarian film Istvan Bors.

Big Shoes
Directed byDino Falconi
Produced bySalvatore Persichetti
Written bySándor Hunyady (play)
Dino Falconi
StarringAmedeo Nazzari
Lilia Silvi
Elena Altieri
Music byEttore Montanaro
CinematographyDomenico Scala
Edited byInes Donarelli
Vincenzo Sorelli
Fono Roma
Distributed byENIC
Release date
12 October 1940
Running time
83 minutes

It was shot at the Palatino Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Piero Filippone and Camillo Del Signore.



  1. Pruzzo & Lancia p.63


  • Piero Pruzzo & Enrico Lancia. Amedeo Nazzari. Gremese Editore, 1983.
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