Engaged to Death

Engaged to Death (Italian: I fidanzati della morte) is a 1957 Italian sports drama film directed by Romolo Marcellini and starring Rik Battaglia, Sylva Koscina and Margit Nünke .[1] The veteran German star Hans Albers appears in a supporting role. The film portrays the lives of top motorcycle racing competitors.

Engaged to Death
Directed byRomolo Marcellini
Produced byGiuseppe Driussi
Written byGiuseppe De Santis
Nicolò Ferrari
Jacques Rémy
Franco Solinas
StarringRik Battaglia
Sylva Koscina
Margit Nünke
Hans Albers
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
CinematographyAldo Giordani
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
Sirio Film
Distributed byCEI Incom
Release date
6 February 1957
Running time
93 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Carlo Egidi. It was shot in Eastmancolor.



  1. Rondolino p.183


  • Gianni Rondolino. Dizionario del cinema italiano 1945-1969. G. Einaudi, 1969.
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