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THE MISTERY OF THE GOLDEN DRAGON

The voice over actors of the cartoon Lupin III in the UK are truly bizarre! James is of ancient scots lineage and dubs Gighen. The Celtic scholar Grammy gives voice to Lupin III. Gaemon is animated by the karate expert Bruce. The bizarre and French Catherine, as well as being a detective from Scotland Yard, is also Fujiko. The shady connoissuer of proverbs Kornn, is Inspector Zazza.
The news of the robbery at the British Museum of London of a golden dragon, which gives the power of foresight to its possessor,quickly transforms into a police case that embroils the dubbers themselves. They resolve the case brilliantly, taking down Yakusa, the boss of the Japanese mafia, who engineered the robbery.

Musical, cartoon, Lupin III, IL mistero del dragone d'oro

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

WILL YOU MARRY ME?

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BARBARA STAFFOLANI

"Are you my other half, my delight, the future partner of my amorous duet?"
Life is hard for the pro and coprotagonists of the fairy tales who, in their search for true love, wander from story to story, transforming themselves from the wolf to the prince, from the wizard to the king...until they finally have their dreams come true and live HAPPILY EVER AFTER!

Musical, favola, tale,fable, Cappuccetto rosso vuoi sposarmi?

BARACCA E BURATTONI

(The company of big puppets)

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After the umpteenth failure of Burattoburloni's Theater, the puppeteer Ariodante, in debt and late with the rent, decides to revitalise his act by  seeking new and modern stories. This is how the company consisting of the puppeteers: Gastone, Petunia, Arnoldo e Fagiolo, after having uselessly tried to write their own stories and, irritated by Ariodante who refuses all of the scripts proposed by bizzarre scenewriters, decide to seek their fortune elsewhere. When the puppeteer discovers he has been left alone, to pay off his debt and failure, he agrees to marry the ungainly landlord's daughter Gertrude. The intervention of Petunia is decisive in reversing the fate of the situation.

musical,teatro, opera, baracca e burattoni, barbara staffolani

BROTHER WALLANCE

SISTER COLT

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Jack Wallance and Clint Burnett, are the two most famous lawmen of the West. They are called on to get rid of a mexican gang whose leader is Manuel Pedroza, that have been looting coal mining towns.
Between brawls, stings and gunfights, even helped by the story of a curse hanging over the abbandoned mission of Sancta Maria Escondida, the two gunmen are able to bring down the banditos in an end full of plot twists

Musical, Western, Fratello Wallace Sorella Colt, Barbara Staffolani

THE PATH OF DREAMS

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Adolph Mc Fashion, the owner of a famous  fashion studio in New York, is a man without scruples. A despot at work, he takes the drawings and sketches of his most talented designer, Angel Strangenius, and passes them off as his own by blackmailing him for his past as a drag queen. As a third-rate latin lover, he dates five women simultaneously and when he has the opportunity to save a man from committing suicide, despite having had a premonitory dream, he cynically incites him to kill himself.

Only with the help of Master Anhakita, will he recover the capacity to dream and come to understand that life and its surroundings are the refection of who we are.

Musical,Drag Queen Moda, Fashion, Sogni, Il sentiero dei sogniBarbara Staffolani

ON THE TRAIL

OF THE GRAMBOR

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After an interplanetary war, the Munghunians, pirates from beyond time, continue their fight for survival, protected by the powerful and undisputed tarapi (ruler) K.

After his mysterious death, the fight begins for the succession of power, sanctioned by the possessing of the Grambor. The Gramborhas been hidden by  every tarapi in power  so that the successor could demonstrate  his worthiness to rule by finding it. This is how the smooth Zundor and the courageous Amaltea undertake a sort of treasure hunt, helped by the wise Scentius...

Musical, lotta per il potere dopo guerra interplanetaria, sulle tracce del GranborBarbara Staffolani

THE DWARF

AND THE MOON

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After having their heist thwarted, the thief Alfio is captured and “the pole” Boris manages to get away thanks to his height: he is a dwarf and no one sees him. This is the beginning of his change in fortune which will take him from the gypsy camp of Ruza and Zabit to the Avatar Circus, where he is sold as a human cannonball and where he falls in love with Moon, the beautiful penguin trainer.

After being launched from a cannon, Boris loses his memory and finds himself having to reckon with Alfio who demands the loot from the heist they did together. The situation is resolved by the intervention of the mysterious Artemidoro. Thanks to him, Boris changes his destiny.

Musical, Circo, Il nano e la Luna,Barbara Staffolani

BETTER BUMS THAN MONEY IN LARGE SUMS

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"The winning lottery ticket is..."
What incredible luck for Mr John Doe. It is a pity that as soon as he learns he has become super rich, a meteorite falls on his head, putting an end to his uncontainable joy and to his...life.

This is the beginning of the changes in fortune of a bum who, after coming into possession of the lucky ticket and in order to satisfy the soul of the deceased, meets a series of people who make him appreciate his humble conditions.

Plot twists for a truly unimaginable finale.

WHO IS AFRAID OF BLUEBEARD?

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A strange guy this Count Blu B, steeped in mystery. He lives in a castle with Madame Crebillon, a bizarre governess who tells the unsettling fairytale of Bluebeard to the children of the town. His job is top secret and he has a rocky love life: He has already had six woman disappear without a trace and whose disappearance is very worrisome to his actual fiance Roxanne.

If to all this is added a nosey journalist in search of a scoop, the result is that reality and fantasy are intertwined and everything is revealed in a cliff hanging finale.

MORTAL TRAP

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Sidney Danone  is a finished playwrite, by now incapable of creating  dramatic tension in the scripts he stages. His last play turns into an anticipated fiasco and his reputation can only be saved by an an unlikely new success.

He is offered the occasion by the young Jeff Muller who has just finished writing “Mortal Trap”, a gripping mystery and  has spoken of only to Sydney......

The detective John Kir, who has been assigned to investigate a mysterious death connected to the playwrite, resolves the very intricate case thanks to the supernatural powers of the eccentric medium Madame Irina, in an end full of cliffhangers.

MARKETING MADNESS

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Jack Spot is an adman who writes slogans, in crisis.
Tired of writing lies about  publicised products to make them more desirable, he comes up with the new strategy of telling the truth.

This is why he is taken for a madman and sent to a psychiactric clinic for a period of rest.

It is exactly here where he finds harmony, becoming part of a group of friendly crackpots whom he involves in his misadventures with work and with whom in the end...

SUGAR WHISKY

AND LEAD

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Chicago February 1929. Sugar, a showgirl at the Paradise Club caught between two men: Joe a jazz artist at the club and Don Carmine, a bootlegger (a smuggler of  whisky).

After a fight between the two, Joe loses his job and sorts out the problem of work thanks to the help of his friend Frankie. Unfortunately the two suitors cross paths again.  When the two friends Joe and Frankie assist in a showdown between gangs  of gangsters, they decide to get out of town.

To do that they have to dress up as women and they escape to Miami Beach with Sugar, who managed to get for herself and her “girlfriends”a  job as showgirls in a hotel .

In the meantime, Don Carmine is arrested but escapes and arrives in Florida to get back his woman..

Fun plot twists in the surprise finale.