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The Rose Tattoo 

An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Almond

Writers:

Hugh Leonard (adaptation), Tennessee Williams

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Anne Blake ... Assunta
Katharine Blake Katharine Blake ... Serafina
Janet Brandes Janet Brandes ... Miss. Yorke
Alex Cord ... Alvaro (as Alex Viespi)
Maria Corvin Maria Corvin ... Peppina
Eleanor Darling Eleanor Darling ... Strega
John Drainie John Drainie ... Father de Leo
Suzanne Fleuret Suzanne Fleuret ... Marielia
Lelia Goldoni ... Rosa
Janna Hill Janna Hill ... Estelle
Araby Lockhart Araby Lockhart ... Bessie
Phyllis Montefiore Phyllis Montefiore ... Guiseppina
Libby Morris Libby Morris ... Flora
Malya Nappi Malya Nappi ... Violetta
Harvey Spencer Harvey Spencer ... Jack Hunter
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Storyline

An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period of years draws more and more into herself, trying to force her lovely teen-aged daughter Rosa to do likewise. On one eventful day, Rose finally breaks away; Serafina learns of Rosario's affair with another woman; and a new carefree, handsome Italian truck driver enters her life... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1964 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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