Light In The Piazza (1962)

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Light In The Piazza (1962)

Cast
Rossano Brazzi
Isabel Dean
Olivia De Havilland
George Hamilton
Moultrie Kelsall
Yvette Mimieux
Nancy Nevinson
Barry Sullivan

Director
Guy Green

Writers
Julius J. Epstein
Elizabeth Spencer (story)

Director of Photography
Otto Heller

Composer
Mario Nascimbene

Costumes
Christian Dior

Editor
Frank Clarke

Production
Arthur Freed in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Synopsis/Review
Unavailable at this time.

Notes


Novelist Elizabeth Spencer to Receive Corrington Award for Literary Excellence From Centenary College

Shreveport, LA — The novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Spencer will receive the seventh annual John William Corrington Award for Literary Excellence and read from her work at Centenary College on Tuesday, April 8, 1998. … The author of nine novels, three collections of short stories and a forthcoming memoir, Spencer is best known for her 1960 novella, The Light in the Piazza. Set in Florence, Italy, this short story tells of a wealthy American tourist’s connivance at the courtship of her 26-year old daughter by a local boy.

Spencer explored the mother’s decision not to reveal that her beautiful daughter, injured in childhood, is mentally retarded. The work was made into a film in 1962 starring Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux and George Hamilton …

Lynn Stewart, Centenary News Service


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