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Casanova's Big Night

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Casanova's Big Night
Casanovas Big Night 1954 poster.jpg
1954 US Theatrical Poster
Directed byNorman Z. McLeod
Written byAubrey Wisberg
Screenplay byEdmund Hartmann
Hal Kanter
Produced byPaul Jones
StarringBob Hope
Joan Fontaine
Basil Rathbone
John Carradine
Lon Chaney, Jr.
Raymond Burr
CinematographyLionel Lindon
Edited byEllsworth Hoagland
Music byLyn Murray
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 7, 1954 (1954-04-07)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States

Casanova's Big Night is a 1954 American comedy film starring Bob Hope and Joan Fontaine, which is a spoof of swashbuckling historical adventure films. It was directed by Norman Z. McLeod.

Hope plays a tailor who impersonates Giacomo Casanova, the great lover. The film also stars Audrey Dalton, Basil Rathbone, Hugh Marlowe, John Carradine, Hope Emerson, Lon Chaney, Jr., Raymond Burr, Natalie Schafer, and Vincent Price (in a cameo appearance as the real Casanova).


Pippo, a tailor, impersonates Casanova to woo the girls, particularly the widow Bruni. Casanova has left town, pursued by creditors who persuade Pippo to impersonate Casanova at the behest of a Genoan family that will pay "Casanova" to test the fidelity of the son's betrothed.

Pippo, the widow Bruni and Casanova's valet Lucio travel to Venice. The Doge of Venice, "a snake with whiskers," to use Pippo's description, intends to use the intended seduction as an excuse to wage war against Genoa. After many humorous adventures, exploiting Pippo's traits of vanity, arrogance and cowardice, the heroine so impresses Pippo with her dignity that he refuses to cooperate in the plot to ruin her character. He is arrested by the Doge and sentenced to death by be heading. A desperate Pippo turns the audience for help, but is shocked when they prefer that he lose his head.


Primo Carnera and Audrey Dalton in the film
Primo Carnera and Audrey Dalton in the film


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