Judith and Holofernes (1929 film)

Judith and Holofernes (Italian:Giuditta e Oloferne) is a 1929 Italian silent historical film directed by Baldassarre Negroni and starring Bartolomeo Pagano, Jia Ruskaja and Franz Sala.[1] It was the final film of Pagano, who had been famous during the silent era for his portrayals of Maciste.

Judith and Holofernes
Directed byBaldassarre Negroni
Written byGiulio Lombardozzi
StarringBartolomeo Pagano
Jia Ruskaja
Franz Sala
CinematographyUbaldo Arata
Massimo Terzano
Distributed bySocieta Anonima Stefano Pittaluga
Release date
January 1929
Running time
101 minutes
Italian intertitles

The film is based on the story of Judith Beheading Holofernes. A 1959 film, Judith and Holofernes, was also inspired by the tale.


See also


  1. Molitnerno p.220


  • Moliterno, Gino. The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.
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