Captain Fracasse (1919 film)

Captain Fracasse (Italian:Capitan Fracassa) is a 1919 Italian silent historical film directed by Mario Caserini. It is based on the 1863 novel of the same name by Théophile Gautier.[1]

Captain Fracasse
Directed byMario Caserini
Written byThéophile Gautier (novel)
Mario Caserini
CinematographyAlessandro Bona
Palatino Film
Distributed byUnione Cinematografica Italiana
Release date
13 January 1919
Italian intertitles


In alphabetical order

  • Ferruccio Biancini as Duca di Vallombrosa
  • Amedeo Ciaffi
  • Gemma De Ferrari as Agostina
  • Nini Dinelli as Chiquita
  • Mimi
  • Roberto Spiombi as Leandro
  • Teresa Termini as Isabella
  • Ernesto Treves as Vallombrosa padre
  • Franco Zeni as Capitan Fracassa


  1. Goble p.270


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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