Giarabub (film)

Giarabub is a 1942 Italian war film directed by Goffredo Alessandrini and starring Carlo Ninchi, Mario Ferrari and Doris Duranti.[1] The film was a propaganda work which portrayed the Siege of Giarabub (1940–41) during the Second World War, in which Italian troops defended the Jaghbub, Libya for nine months against British forces.

Directed byGoffredo Alessandrini
Written byOreste Biancoli
Alberto Consiglio
Gherardo Gherardi
Asvero Gravelli
Gian Gaspare Napolitano
Orio Vergani
StarringCarlo Ninchi
Mario Ferrari
Doris Duranti
Carlo Romano
Music byRenzo Rossellini
CinematographyGiuseppe Caracciolo
Livio Dall'Aglio
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
Distributed byScalera Film
Release date
8 May 1942
Running time
85 minutes

Partial Cast


  1. Gundle p.237


  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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