Antonio Meucci

 

Plot

 

Antonio Meucci, emigrated to South America with his wife, waiting for his research on the phone are realized, he works as a machinist in a theater. During a theatrical setting, a distraction of Meucci causes a fire, this convinces him to move into North America, where he began working as a candle maker, but a sudden illness of his wife forced him to sell everything. Meanwhile an important American factory understands the importance of his research on your phone and you impadrona of the patent. Meucci sues in court and can demonstrate the true authorship of the invention.

 

 

Film notes

 

 

Original Title: Antonio Meucci

 

Country of origin: Italy

 

Year: 1940

 

Duration: 87 min.

 

Color: Black/White

 

Audio: Sound

 

Genre: Biography, drama

 

Director: Enrico Guazzoni

 

Subject: Lucio D'ambra

 

Screenplay: Guido Cantini

 

Producer: Angelo Tarchi

 

Studio: Sabaudia Movie

 

Distribution Itali: E.N.I.C.

 

Photography: Fernando Risi

 

Editing: Pietro Benedetti

 

Music: Ezio Carabella

 

Art Director: Dante Bruscani

 

Actors and performers

 

Luigi Pavese: Antonio Meucci

 

Leda Gloria: Esther, his wife

 

Nerio Bernardi: Alexander Graham Bell

 

Greta Gonda: Consuelo Isfahan

 

Osvaldo Valenti: the young Giuseppe Garibaldi

 

Arnando Migliari: Elisha Gray

 

Rubi Dalma: Liliana Montes Anna Valpreda

 

Mary Emilio Petacci: Sam Clon

 

Nino Pavese- Mr Closter

 

Rudi Dal Pra: Ramiro Gomez

 

Olinto Cristina: Wilson

 

Gino Bianchi: Parodi Aristide GarbinThe

 

Fleming Oreste Fares: the doctor

 

Nino Marchesinithe President of the Court

 

Eugenio Duse: the journalist

 

Cesare Fantoni as defense attorney

 

Gildo Bocci

 

Franca Volpini

 

Tulio Galvani

 

Olga Von Kollar

 

Vasco Cataldo

 

Gareth Sine

 

Clara Andri

 

Ernesto Bianchi