The Pigeon That Took Rome | 1961

Drama, Adaptation
Two servicemen, stationed in Italy, during World War II are given the assignment to monitor Nazi troop movements using carrier pigeons to relay messages back to home base. Problems arise when they befriend a feisty old ...more
Director: Melville Shavelson
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Capt Paul MacDougall

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... Antonella Massimo

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... Sgt Joseph Contini

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... Ciccio Massimo

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... Livio Massimo

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... Rosalba Massimo

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... Luigiana

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... Col Sherman Harrington

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... The General

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... Msgr O'Toole

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... Oberst Wilhelm Krafft

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... Maj Wolff

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Writers

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

Two servicemen, stationed in Italy, during World War II are given the assignment to monitor Nazi troop movements using carrier pigeons to relay messages back to home base. Problems arise when they befriend a feisty old man and his two pretty daughters and end up staying at his house.

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