1951: Milano and Brescello, the cinematographic
adventure of Mondo piccolo begins
Guareschi writes the subject, the script and
the dialogues for the movie Don Camillo. The movie, produced by Peppino
Amato and Angelo Rizzoli, is almost completely shooted in Brescello (and
the remaining part in Cinecittà).
The director is Julien Duvivier; don Camillo
and Peppone are played by Fernand Joseph Désiré Contadin
(stage name Fernandel) and by the Bolognese actor Gino Cervi respectively.
10 April: during the trial Einaudi ("Nebiolo"),
Guareschi is sentenced, together with Carletto Manzoni, to eight months’
probation, because he has libelled the President of the Republic Luigi
With Candido I get up people’s nose
and I will go on unperturbed even after being sentenced to eight months’
probation because I haven’t treated with enough respect the President
of the Republic Luigi Einaudi.
Brescello, agosto 1951: Guareschi è Peppone
Brescello, agosto 1951: Guareschi interpreta Peppone
Vignetta Ometto del Candido (Processo Einaudi)