The Song of Love (1930 film)
The Song of Love (Italian: La canzone dell'amore) is a 1930 Italian romance film directed by Gennaro Righelli and starring Dria Paola, Isa Pola and Elio Steiner. It was the first Italian talking film. Alessandro Blasetti's film Resurrection was actually shot first, but delays meant that it was not released until 1931.
|The Song of Love|
|Directed by||Gennaro Righelli|
|Produced by||Stefano Pittaluga for CINES|
|Written by||Giorgio Simonelli|
|Music by||Cesare Andrea Bixio|
|Edited by||Leo Menardi|
The film was shot at the Cines-Pittaluga studios in Rome in three different versions: Italian, French and German using different casts and directors.
- Dria Paola as Lucia
- Isa Pola as Anna
- Elio Steiner as Enrico
- Mercedes Brignone as La governante
- Camillo Pilotto as Alberto Giordani, il padre
- Olga Capri as La padrona di casa
- Nello Rocchi as Marietto detto 'Ninì'
- Umberto Sacripante as Amico di Enrico
- Geni Sadero as La dirimpettaia
- Franz Sala
- Ermete Tamberlani
- Renato Malavasi
- Gino Mercuriali
- Moliterno, Gino. Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.