|The Passaguai Family Gets Rich|
|Directed by||Aldo Fabrizi|
|Written by||Anton Germano Rossi |
|Produced by||Aldo Fabrizi|
|Starring||Aldo Fabrizi |
|Edited by||Nella Nannuzzi|
|Music by||Carlo Innocenzi|
|Distributed by||Rank Film Distributors of Italy|
|7 March 1952|
The Passaguai Family Gets Rich (Italian: La Famiglia Passaguai fa fortuna) is a 1952 Italian comedy film directed by Aldo Fabrizi and starring Fabrizi, Erminio Macario, Ave Ninchi and Giovanna Ralli. It is the sequel to the hit 1951 film The Passaguai Family.
At the end of the previous film the family patriarch Giuseppe lost his job. Now after a chance meeting with an old comrade he goes into business with him, each pretending to the other that they are a millionaire.
- Aldo Fabrizi as Giuseppe "Beppe" Passaguai
- Erminio Macario as Giocondo Diotallevi
- Ave Ninchi as Margherita, Giuseppe's wife
- Luigi Pavese as the landlord
- Virgilio Riento as Cosimo Pelacoccie
- Marisa Merlini as the countess
- Giovanna Ralli as Marcella, Giuseppe's daughter
- Carlo Delle Piane as "Pecorino", Giuseppe's son
- Giancarlo Zarfati as "Gnappetta", Giuseppe's son
- Carlo Rizzo as Salomone
- Nino Pavese as The Buyer with a Beard and Glasses
- Alfredo Rizzo as The Journalist Onofrio
- Pietro De Vico as Un autista
- Lia Reiner as Vera
- Tommaso Pallotta as Nando
- Lia Grani as The Maid at Gardini's
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