The Pigeon That Took Rome

Elsa Martinelli, Charlton Heston, Harry Guardino (starring)
Melville Shavelson (director, screenwriter)
Donald Downes (novel)

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, Circa 1962. Vintage black-and-white British front-of-house card featuring Elsa Martinelli from the UK release of the 1962 US film.

Charlton Heston stars as an American soldier behind Italian lines in WWII, attempting to communicate German movements to the Allies by way of carrier pigeons fitted with messages. Unfortunately, he becomes distracted by the beautiful daughter of the family he is living with, and allows her father to mistakenly cook the birds for Easter dinner

A story set and shot on location in Italy

8 x 10 inches. Brief creases at the extremities, else Near Fine.

[Book #132760]