Douglas plays a gambler who runs afoul of the law and evades serving his time by stealing priest johnsons identity. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of. The city hosts the cinecitta studios, the largest film and television production facility in continental europe and the centre of the italian cinema, where a large number of todays biggest box office hits are filmed. The transatlantic ship depicted in the film taking joe and father john to genoa is the s. Taking on the guise of visiting priest father john x. Othello 1952 almost four years passed between the premiere of orson welles first adaptation of shakespeare for the screen, macbeth 1948 and the premiere of his second, othello 1952. When in rome 1952 where to watch it streaming online. An 11 dec 1954 hr article noted that a production crew was leaving to shoot in rome, italy, while a 28 dec 1954 dv news item stated that the film had completed shooting in athens, greece and was leaving. The robe is a 1953 american biblical epic film that tells the story of a roman military tribune who commands the unit that is responsible for the crucifixion of jesus.
The city was first established as cotton market and an industrial center, with textile and lumber mills, clothing factories, and foundries, and has become a manufacturing center that produces concrete and crushed stone. When in rome 1952 clarence brown directed some of the most famous names in movie history, from greta garbo to joan crawford, both multiple times, and a list of his films is like reading a list of the biggest movies of the thirties and forties but, sadly, his name is not well known outside movie fans. Reverent to a fault, when in rome could have been insufferably saccharine, but the nononsense performances of paul douglas and van johnson carry the day. Halligan van johnson to elude the authorities, joe. Find out where to watch when in rome streaming online. Mar 01, 1992 he would film whenever and wherever he could the locations included venice, rome, paris and perugia, italy and daringly splice them together. The film was released by metrogoldwynmayer, and was based on a story by robert buckner, dorothy kingsley, and charles schnee. Turner classic movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world. When in rome is a film starring van johnson, paul douglas, and joseph calleia. Three million pilgrims from every part of the world thronged to rome, the eternal city. The film was shot in its entirety at the recently completed stazione termini in rome, italy.
Those whose prizes were awarded through the academy are given the title fellow of the american academy in rome faar followed by the year their residence was completed. Known as ea53, the expo was held between july and october 1953. When in rome never delves deep into anything, but whisks us through the conventions of romantic comedies so quickly theres barely time to groan. When in rome nearly gets by on the charisma of its actors, but theres just too much goofiness to overcome.
His roommate is a priest, father halligan van johnson and the two become very chummy. After the allies liberated the city, he opened a store called the funny. Take home the fun of when in rome available june 15 in the us on bluray, dvd and movie download. Tcm messageboards post your comments here add your comment share. The film begins with a career crook, joe brewster paul douglas slipping out of the states on a ship. We find 10 films that will make you fall head over heels in love with one of the most iconic cities in the world. A tour of romes famous film locations culture trip. Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of floyd county, georgia, united states. Learn about 430 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1952 or search by date or keyword.
About american academy in rome american academy in rome. When in rome, a 1959 uk television comedy featuring judy campbell. When in rome 1952 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Aug 28, 2009 take home the fun of when in rome available june 15 in the us on bluray, dvd and movie download. Contemporay sources also note that initial showings of the picture were accompanied by a short film, an. Paolo sorrentinos 20 film the great beauty once again put rome on the movie map when it won a host of awards including the oscar for best foreign language film. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of the best movies ever made only at tcm. Our story is about two men who journeyed to rome that year. Located in the foothills of the appalachian mountains, it is the principal city of the rome, georgia, metropolitan statistical area, which encompasses all of floyd county. Producerdirector clarence brown specialized in moralizing dramas mixed with a touch of hollywood uplift.
Kurt malzer is a main character in the film massacre in rome, and is portrayed by actor leo mckern. Other luftwaffe pilots badge honour cross of the world war 19141918. With lucia bose, carla del poggio, maria grazia francia, lea padovani. The fall of the roman empire is a 1964 american epic film directed by anthony mann and produced by samuel bronston, with a screenplay by ben barzman, basilio franchina and philip yordan. I usually pair it with the film gladiator 2000 as a means of discussing the idea of bread and circuses in ancient rome. The same hr news item announced that james arness was being considered for a role, but he does not appear in the completed. They crowd and push their way into the old building and fight their way up the stairs. Filmed 1951 in cinecitta studios, and in and around rome.
Tcmdb archive materials view all archives 0 full synopsis. Those whose prizes came from an affiliated institution are affiliated fellows afaar. When in rome, a directtovideo film starring marykate and ashley olsen when in rome 2010 film, a comedy film starring kristen bell and josh duhamel bbc sunday night theatre. When in rome is a firstclass example of his straightlaced style, which isnt flexible exactly, but does entertain in its fashion. Over the past century, there have been numerous films set in rome, and the city has a particularly strong cinematic tradition. When in rome is a 1952 film directed by clarence brown and starring van johnson, paul douglas, and joseph calleia. First company in the world, icar started developing capacitors in metallized polypropylene at the beginning of the 60s. The film was released by 20th century fox and was the first film released in the widescreen process cinemascope. Original mgm one sheet poster 27x41 for the clarence brown comedy, when in rome 1952 starring van johnson, paul douglas, and joseph calleia.
Rome also serves as the capital of the lazio region. When in rome approved 1h 18min comedy, crime, drama 10 july 1952 portugal an american fugitive flees to rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest. When in rome 1952 joe brewster paul douglas is a shifty con man on the run in rome. The story tracks the hedonistic but ultimately empty life of socialite jep gambardella with the wonders of rome as a backdrop. A film on leonardo da vinci by luciano emmer jstor. The rising tide of mccarthyism had hit hollywood so hard the studio was afraid to distribute a film showing american characters as immoral and, eventually, unsuccessful.
There are some beautiful shots of rome in the film. When in rome 1952 6155 movieart original film posters. It was originally intended for release a year after macbeth but the delay the film suffered made for one of the strangest stories in the history of moviemaking. Halligan van johnson to elude the authorities, joe is later found by the. Read the full synopsis of when in rome, 1952, directed by clarence brown, with van johnson, paul douglas, joseph calleia, at turner classic movies. This is why rome decided to host an international exhibition under the theme of agriculture, which was recognised by the 30th general assembly of the bie on 4 november 1952.
Achievements he served on the western front for the duration of the war, receiving both classes of the iron cross. Rome latin and italian roma, is the capital city and a special comune of italy named comune di roma capitale. The dramatic plot is based on the real story of an accident that happened on 15 january 1951 on via savoia in rome when a staircase collapsed because of the weight of two hundred women waiting for a job interview. In nov 1951, lat reported that victor mature would be starring in the film, but on 28 apr 1952, hr noted that matures casting in something for the birds see below prevented his appearance in the farmer takes a wife. Home to an eclectic cluster of europes oldest streets as well as the cinecitta film studios, the city of rome is a perfect romantic fit for the silver screen. Based on an actual incident, this is the story of five girls told in a slow beginning who are among the 200 women who answer a want ad for a modest secretarial position one rainy morning in rome in 1951. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. When in rome is a 1952 film directed by clarence brown and starring van johnson, paul. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more.
This article is within the scope of wikiproject christianity, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of christianity on wikipedia. To celebrate the release of wylers roman holiday and indeed look forward to the great beauty 20, paolo sorrentinos upcoming paean to the eternal city here are 10 very different films set in the italian capital, stretching across more than 50 years of roman cinema. Joe brewster paul douglas is a shifty con man on the run in rome. Learn about 33 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in apr 1952 or search by date or keyword. According to a jul 1953 news item in hcn, filming took place at the station between the hours of midnight and 5 a. The film is problematic in terms of its religious content, but the 300. The rome couple quarantined for nearly a month after they were on a cruise ship where a fellow passenger council oks grant application. Hollywood fell for rome and newcomer audrey hepburn alike with roman holiday. Enhancing the film is producerdirector clarence browns decision thankfully approved by the mgm front office to lens much of the story on location in rome and vatican city. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Filming on carrie was completed in november 1951, at which point paramount left the film sitting on the shelf. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events.
Its a comedy and crime movie with a better than average imdb audience rating of 6. Furthermore, from the beginning we also realized the importance of developing our own metallization systems in order to control the production process from the polypropylene film right to the completed capacitor and systems. He would film whenever and wherever he could the locations included venice, rome, paris and perugia, italy and daringly splice them together. While the first portion seems like a comedy, the final portion is a schmaltzy religious allegory.4 739 680 728 601 57 27 463 889 1164 1104 177 187 738 581 811 1402 759 1118 1457 509 326 259 576 1106 700 349 1234 849 176 1183 950 1024 225 1185 991 207 1555 1381 891 1287 6 176 444 466 338 554