The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)

The Pigeon That Took Rome


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A little bird tells on the U.S. Army during WWII in this farcical comedy. In 1944, during the last stages of the war in Europe, American officers Capt. Paul MacDougall (Charlton Heston) and Sgt. Joseph Contini (Harry Guardino) are sent to Italy to act as spies for the Allies, even though they have no experience in espionage. Working with Partisan resistance solider Ciccio Massimo (Salvatore Baccaloni), MacDougall and Contini send regular reports to their superiors by carrier pigeon. Contini also … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
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Written By: Melville Shavelson
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as Capt. Paul MacDougal...

as Antonella Massimo

as Sgt. Joseph Contini

as Ciccio Massimo

as Rosalba Massimo

as Luigina

as Col. Sherman Harring...

as The General

as Msgr. O'Toole

as Oberst Wilhelm Kraff...

as Maj. Wolff

as Conte Danesi

as The Chief FDR
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Slight but enjoyable bit of nonsense could have used a trim here and there but is overall a nice little time passer.

jay nixon

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