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Leben des Galilei (1947)

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Galileo, an eminent professor and scientist in the 17th century Venetian Republic, is short of money. A prospective student tells him about a novel invention, the telescope, that is being sold in Amsterdam.

Writers:

Bertolt Brecht (play), Charles Laughton (translation)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Brocco ... Old Cardinal
Stephen Brown Stephen Brown ... Street Singer
Hugo Haas ... Cardinal Barberini (Later Pope Urban VIII)
Frances Heflin Frances Heflin ... Virginia Galilei
Charles Laughton ... Galileo Galilei
Eda Reiss Merin Eda Reiss Merin ... Mrs. Sarti
William Phipps ... Andrea Sarti (as Bill Phipps)
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Storyline

Galileo, an eminent professor and scientist in the 17th century Venetian Republic, is short of money. A prospective student tells him about a novel invention, the telescope, that is being sold in Amsterdam.

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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