Kean : Genius or Scoundrel

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Kean: Genius or Scoundrel

Kean : Genius or Scoundrel

Release Date: March 04, 1957

Year    :   1957
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Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Lux Film, Vides Cinematografica
Director    :   Vittorio Gassman
Producers    :   Franco Cristaldi, Pietro Notarianni, Renato Jaboni, Lucio Orlandini, Guglielmo Colonna
Writers    :   Vittorio Gassman, Alexandre Dumas, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Francesco Rosi
RunTime    :   79 mins.

England, first half of the 19th century. Edmund Kean is a celebrated theatre actor, notorious for his tumultuous private life. He is in love with the beautiful countess Koefeld, wife of the Danish ambassador, to the consternation of his friend, the Prince of Wales. He is also hounded by Anna Damby, who wants to become an actress to escape a marriage to Lord Mewill.

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