L'arma, l'ora, il movente (1972)


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Post by Emiliano » 10/12/2022, 4:21

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Title.jpg

English title: The Weapon, the Hour, the Motive

Director

Francesco Mazzei

Storyline

Don Giorgio, a handsome young priest and music teacher in a female convent, has two lovers. Torn between the pleasure of the senses and the awareness of his religious choice, he decides one day to sever all female relationships, but only a few hours later, an unknown hand stabs him to death near the church altar. Commissioner Boito, who leads the investigation, first suspects a sexton who was a former offender, but after other deaths he becomes convinced that the culprit lurks among other unsuspecting characters who frequent the convent.

Cast

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Post by Emiliano » 10/12/2022, 4:38

Credited cast

Italian print. In credit order.

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Renzo Montagnani.jpg
Renzo Montagnani
as Police Commissioner Franco Boito

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Bedy Moratti.jpg
Bedy Moratti
as Orchidea Durantini

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Eva Czemerys.jpg
Eva Czemerys
as Giulia Pisani

L'arma, l'ora (1972)Salvatore Puntillo.jpg
Salvatore Puntillo
as Police Commissioner assistaint Moriconi

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Claudia Gravy.jpg
Claudia Gravy
(credited as "Claudia Gravi")
as Sister Tarquinia

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Alcira Harris
Unidentified

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Arturo Trina.jpg
Arturo Trina
as Ferruccio
(the kid)

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Adolfo Belletti.jpg
Adolfo Belletti
as Anselmo Barsetti, the sexton

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Arnaldo Bellofiore.jpg
Arnaldo Bellofiore
as Aristide

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Francesco D'Adda.jpg
Francesco D'Adda
as Mr. Pisani, Giulia's husband

L'arma, l'ora (1972) FIlippo Pompa Marcelli.jpg
Filippo Pompa Marcelli
(credited as "Filippo Marcelli")
as Father De Rossis

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Gina Mascetti.jpg
Gina Mascetti
as Mother superior

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Lorenzo Piani c.s.c.
Credit only

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Maurizio Bonuglia
as Don Giorgio
(and with... in the role of Don Giorgio)
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Post by Emiliano » 10/12/2022, 5:31

Uncredited cast

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Anna Manduchi.jpg
Anna Manduchi
as Nun

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Little Blonde with braid.jpg
Little blonde with braid
as Nun

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Augusto Innocenzi.jpg
Augusto Innocenzi
as Coroner

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Fulvio Esposti.jpg
Fulvio Esposti
as Plainclothes policeman

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Pietro Innocenzi.jpg
Pietro Innocenzi
(credited as Production supervisor)
as Photographer

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Raniero Dorascienzi.jpg
Raniero Dorascenzi
as Policeman

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Vezio Natili.jpg
Vezio Natili
as Prosecutor

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Alfonso GIganti.jpg
Alfonso Giganti
as Policeman who arrest the sexton

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Maria Teresa Piaggio.jpg
Maria Teresa Piaggio
as The tavern waitress

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Franz Colangelo.jpg
Franz Colangelo
as Policeman on guard outside the police station

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Attilio Pellegatti.jpg
Attilio Pellegatti
as Plainclothes policeman at the scene of Aristide's murder

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Renato Cortesi.jpg
Renato Cortesi
as TV host

L'arma, l'ora (1972) Mario Pascucci.jpg
Mario Pascucci
as Wedding guest


L'arma, l'ora (1972) Nando Sarlo.jpg
Nando Sarlo
as Wedding guest

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Anna Maria Perego
as Wedding guest

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Rossana Canghiari
as Wedding guest
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Post by Emiliano » 11/12/2022, 21:37

Unidentified cast #1

Kids ans Nuns.

The only name that don't have a face from the crediteds is that of Alcira Harris. Furthermore, it appears this is the only film in which she appears to have taken part. This could be her real name or an alias for essentially one of this three actresses who have some lines: the nun among the others who has some close-ups, the tavern maid and the police commissioner's mother.

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Kids

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The nuns. The first nun has a prominent role compared to the others, with some speaking parts.
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Post by Emiliano » 11/12/2022, 21:47

Unidentified cast #2

Policemen and others.

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Girl in the tavern

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The worker

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Policemen at Giulia's crime scene

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Police Commissioner's mother

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Cartillo, the old policeman and the blonde policeman

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People at funeral

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Wedding guests
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Post by Emiliano » 11/12/2022, 21:53

N.38, the blonde cop...
38.jpg

...appears also in this promotional pic of No. Il caso è felicemente risolto (1973). Only in this pic, not in the respective movie.
No Il Caso.jpg
Pic by Johan Melle
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Post by Emiliano » 11/12/2022, 21:59

I recognized Filippo Pompa Marcelli from La donna scimmia (1964), where his characters introduce himself using the real actor's name: "Pompa Marcelli".
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Post by Johan Melle » 13/12/2022, 18:21

The nun on the lower left in Pic 5 should be Anna Manduchi, I think (also seen next to the police commissioner's mother in pics 46-50).

The tavern waitress is Maria Teresa Piaggio.

The police commissioner's mother is the same actress that plays Mrs. Horst in Il diavolo a sette facce (1971), but I don't know her name...
Diavolo 7 Facce - Mrs Horst.jpg

And not 100% sure, but I think the TV host could be Renato Cortesi.

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Post by Emiliano » 13/12/2022, 22:16

Johan Melle wrote:
13/12/2022, 18:21
The nun on the lower left in Pic 5 should be Anna Manduchi, I think (also seen next to the police commissioner's mother in pics 46-50).

The tavern waitress is Maria Teresa Piaggio.

The police commissioner's mother is the same actress that plays Mrs. Horst in Il diavolo a sette facce (1971), but I don't know her name...
Diavolo 7 Facce - Mrs Horst.jpg


And not 100% sure, but I think the TV host could be Renato Cortesi.
Thankyou! Manduchi e Cortesi for sure. For Piaggio, I had also already posted two profile pics of her, but I didn't remember her at all. The "last" nun in N.5 it's a face I've seen before. I think we will remember who she is, sooner or later.

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Post by Johan Melle » 17/12/2022, 0:32

Emiliano wrote:
13/12/2022, 22:16
The "last" nun in N.5 it's a face I've seen before. I think we will remember who she is, sooner or later.
Hmm... could she be the Little Blonde With Braid...?

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