Goodbye Youth (1927 film)

Goodbye Youth (Italian: Addio giovinezza!) is a 1927 Italian silent drama film directed by Augusto Genina and starring Walter Slezak, Elena Sangro and Carmen Boni.[1] The film was adapted from the 1911 play of the same name by Nino Oxilia and Sandro Camasio.

Goodbye Youth
Directed byAugusto Genina
Written bySandro Camasio (play)
Nino Oxilia (play)
Luciano Doria
Augusto Genina
StarringWalter Slezak
Elena Sangro
Carmen Boni
CinematographyAntonio Martini
Carlo Montuori
Genina Film
Release date
31 January 1927
Running time
87 minutes

The film is set in Turin at the beginning of the Twentieth century, where a student begins a romance with a seamstress Dorina. However, he is lured away by a sophisticated older woman leaving Dorina distressed. Genina had previously directed an earlier version of the play in 1918. It was remade as a sound film of the same title in 1940.



  1. Goble p. 356


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