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The Knight of Kruja




A young journalist Italian (Stefano Andriani) travels to Albania where he falls in love with a local girl (Eliana Haidar). One day Andriani encounters a chieftain (Hasslan Haidar), opponent of the regime of King Zog, wounded by shots of the Royal guards; saves him, transporting him to his village, and with him a "blood oath", making them brothers. Later, the reporter discovers by chance that the chieftain's brother of Eliana, and should give up her wedding plans. In addition, the Tirana police chief tries to exploit the situation to instigate anti Andriani Hasslan. The arrival of Italian troops, who conquer the Albania, solves everything and allows you to clear up the misunderstanding.



Film notes



Original title: Il cavaliere di Kruja

Country of origin: Italy

Year: 1940

Duration: 81 min

Color: Black/White

Audio: Sound

Genre: Adventure

Director: Carlo Campogalliani

Subject: Aldo Vergano

Screenplay: Aldo Vergano, Paria, Gian Gaspare Napolitano

Manufacturer: Captains for Captains Movie


Cinematography: Aldo Tonti

Music: Alberto Chislanzoni

Art Director: Luigi Ricci




Doris Duranti

Antonio Centa

Guido Celano

Leda Gloria

Nico Pepe

Giuseppe Rinaldi

Carlo Duse

Emilio Petacci

Walter Lazzaro

Luigi Carini

Vasco Creti

Oscar Andriani