The Tyrant of Padua

The Tyrant of Padua (Italian: Il tiranno di Padova) is a 1946 Italian historical film directed by Max Neufeld and starring Clara Calamai, Carlo Lombardi and Elsa De Giorgi.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1835 play Angelo, Tyrant of Padua by Victor Hugo. It is set in Padua in the 1540s.

The Tyrant of Padua
Directed byMax Neufeld
Produced byMax Calandri
Written byVictor Hugo (play)
Angelo Bianchini D'Alberico
Raffaele Saitto
Max Neufeld
StarringClara Calamai
Carlo Lombardi
Elsa De Giorgi
Alfredo Varelli
Music byRenzo Rossellini
CinematographyGiuseppe Caracciolo
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
Distributed byScalera Film
Release date
28 December 1946



  1. Brunetta, p. 150.


  • Brunetta, Gian Piero. The History of Italian Cinema: A Guide to Italian Film from Its Origins to the Twenty-first Century. Princeton University Press, 2009.

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