Figaro and His Great Day

Figaro and His Great Day (Italian: Figaro e la sua gran giornata) is a 1931 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Camerini and starring Gianfranco Giachetti, Leda Gloria and Ugo Ceseri.[1]

Figaro and His Great Day
Directed byMario Camerini
Written byArnaldo Fraccaroli (play)
Tomaso Smith
StarringGianfranco Giachetti
Leda Gloria
Ugo Ceseri
Music byFelice Lattuada
CinematographyMassimo Terzano
Edited byGiuseppe Fatigati
Distributed bySocieta Anonima Stefano Pittaluga
Release date
November 1931
Running time
85 minutes

It was shot at the Cines Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Gastone Medin and Ivo Perilli.


In a small town in the Veneto region, an attempt to stage Rossini's The Barber of Seville is threatened when the prima donna loses her voice. An attempt is made to replace her with a singing student, but both her father and boyfriend object.



  1. Celli & Cottino-Jones p.192


  • Carlo Celli & Margo Cottino-Jones. A New Guide to Italian Cinema. Springer, 2007.
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