Lucky Night (1941 film)

Lucky Night (Italian: Notte di fortuna) is a 1941 Italian comedy film directed by Raffaello Matarazzo and starring Peppino De Filippo, Leda Gloria and Vera Bergman. It was the first film De Filippo starred in without his more famous brother Eduardo De Filippo.[1]

Lucky Night
Leda Gloria and Peppino De Filippo
Directed byRaffaello Matarazzo
Written byRiccardo Freda
Camillo Mariani Dell'Aguillara
Raffaello Matarazzo
StarringPeppino De Filippo
Leda Gloria
Vera Bergman
Music byDan Caslar
CinematographyUgo Lombardi
Václav Vích
Edited byAngelo L. Comitti
Atesia Film
Distributed byICI
Release date
2 February 1941
Running time
86 minutes

It was shot at the Titanus Studios in Rome with sets designed by the art director Piero Rosi.


A small town pharmacist's clerk goes to a San Remo casino and wins a major fortune in a single night of gambling. However, urged on by a mysterious woman, he subsequently loses it all.



  1. Curti p.26


  • Roberto Curti. Riccardo Freda: The Life and Works of a Born Filmmaker. McFarland, 2017.
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