The House of Shame (1938 film)

The House of Shame (Italian: La casa del peccato) is a 1938 Italian comedy film directed by Max Neufeld and starring Amedeo Nazzari, Assia Noris and Alida Valli.[1]

The House of Shame
Directed byMax Neufeld
Produced byGiuseppe Amato
Written byAldo De Benedetti
StarringAmedeo Nazzari
Assia Noris
Alida Valli
Music byCesare A. Bixio
CinematographyErnst Mühlrad
Edited byMaria Rosada
Amato Film
Distributed byGeneralcine
Release date
14 December 1938
Running time
95 minutes

It was shot at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art director Gastone Medin. The film was the first time Nazzari and Valli co-starred together, as they would later go on to do a number of films.


A wife, concerned that her husband does not love her, pretends to have another suitor in order to make him jealous. Getting wise to this, he in turn pretends to have a new girlfriend.



  1. Nowell-Smith p.119


  • Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey & Hay, James & Volpi, Gianni. The Companion to Italian Cinema. Cassell, 1996.
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