The Innocent Casimiro

The Innocent Casimiro (Italian: L'innocente Casimiro) is a 1945 Italian comedy film directed by Carlo Campogalliani and starring Erminio Macario, Lea Padovani and Olinto Cristina.[1] It is based on a play Scandalo al Collegio by Mario Amendola, and was mainly shot in 1943. However it was disrupted by wartime events and was not released until 1945. It was the first release to be distributed by Lux Film following the Liberation. Critics were generally disappointed with the film, made in the traditional pre-war style of "schoolgirl comedies".[2]

The Innocent Casimiro
Directed byCarlo Campogalliani
Written byMario Amendola (play)
Carlo Campogalliani
Vincenzo Rovi
StarringErminio Macario
Lea Padovani
Olinto Cristina
Music byEldo Di Lazzaro
CinematographyUbaldo Arata
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
A.R.S. Società Produzioni Cinematografiche
Distributed byLux Film
Release date
October 1945
Running time
83 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Gastone Medin and Gino Brosio.



  1. Gundle p.201
  2. Gundle p.201


  • Gundle, Stephen. Fame Amid the Ruins: Italian Film Stardom in the Age of Neorealism. Berghahn Books, 2019.
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