Letto a tre piazze

Letto a tre piazze (translation: The King-Sized Bed) is a 1960 Italian Totò comedy film directed by Steno.[1] The film marked the last collaboration between Totò and Lucio Fulci, author of the script and initially chosen as director.[2]

The King-Sized Bed
Directed bySteno
Written byLucio Fulci, Steno, Sandro Continenza
StarringTotò, Peppino De Filippo
Music byCarlo Rustichelli
CinematographyAlvaro Mancori
Release date
1960
Running time
105 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

Cast

Censorship

When Letto A Tre Piazze was first released in Italy in 1960 the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities agreed upon its release on the following conditions. 1) the sequence that includes a dancer in a nightclub will be deleted. In particular the sequence in which a dancer, seen in the background behind the heads of Tieri and De Filipo, is doing the belly dance. The afore mentioned scene is considered to be offensive to morality. The scene was shortened by 19 meters, it is currently 22 meters total.[3] Document N° 32482 signed on 28 September 1960 [4] by Minister Umberto Tupini.

References

  1. Alberto Anile. I film di Totò (1946-1967): la maschera tradita. Le mani, 1998.
  2. Paolo Albiero, Giacomo Cacciatore. Il terrorista dei generi: tutto il cinema di Lucio Fulci. Un Mondo a Parte, 2004.
  3. Italia Taglia Database of the documents produced by the Committee for the Theatrical Review of The Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, from 1944 to 2000.
  4. Italia Taglia Database of the documents produced by the Committee for the Theatrical Review of The Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, from 1944 to 2000.


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