The Son of the Red Corsair (1943 film)

The Son of the Red Corsair (Italian: Il figlio del corsaro rosso) is a 1943 Italian historical adventure film directed by Marco Elter and starring Vittorio Sanipoli, Luisa Ferida and Memo Benassi. It is an adaptation of the 1908 novel The Son of the Red Corsair by Emilio Salgari.[1]

The Son of the Red Corsair
Directed byMarco Elter
Written bySergio Amidei
Alberto Consiglio
Umberto De Franciscis
Pietro Germi
Antonio Leonviola
Camillo Mariani Dell'Aguillara
Renato May
Based onThe Son of the Red Corsair
by Emilio Salgari
StarringVittorio Sanipoli
Luisa Ferida
Memo Benassi
Music byEzio Carabella
CinematographyGiorgio Orsini
Giovanni Vitrotti
Edited byRenato May
Bellamacina Cuffaro Film
Distributed byIndustrie Cinematografiche Italiane
Release date
January 1943
Running time
80 minutes

It was shot at Cinecittà Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art director Gino Morici.



  1. Goble p.405


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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