The Cavalier from Kruja

The Cavalier from Kruja (Italian: Il cavaliere di Kruja) is a 1940 Italian war film directed by Carlo Campogalliani and starring Doris Duranti, Antonio Centa and Leda Gloria. The film portrays the 1939 Italian invasion of Albania.[1] It was made as a propaganda work in support of the Fascist regime of Benito Mussolini.

The Cavalier from Kruja
Directed byCarlo Campogalliani
Produced byLiborio Capitani
Written byAlberto Grimaudo
Carlo Malatesta
Gian Gaspare Napolitano
Alberto Spaini
Aldo Vergano
StarringDoris Duranti
Antonio Centa
Leda Gloria
Guido Celano Guido Celano
Music byAlberto Ghislanzoni
CinematographyGiorgio Orsini
Aldo Tonti
Edited byMario Bonotti
Produzione Capitani Film
Distributed byENIC
Release date
5 September 1940
Running time
78 minutes



  1. Liehm p.29


  • Liehm, Mira. Passion and Defiance: Film in Italy from 1942 to the Present. University of California Press, 1984.
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