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Overview

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.

  1. Joseph Losey

    Director

  2. Ruth Berlau

    Director

  3. Charles Laughton

    Writer

  4. Bertolt Brecht

    Writer

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  1. Peter Brocco

    Peter Brocco

    Old Cardinal

  2. Stephen Brown

    Street Singer

  3. Hugo Haas

    Hugo Haas

    Cardinal Barberini (Later Pope Urban VIII)

  4. Frances Heflin

    Virginia Galilei

  5. Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    Galileo Galilei

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Status Released

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  • October 19, 1947
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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 30m

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