Cinema: A Devil in Diapers

II Bidone. Round and solemn as a barrel of holy water, a fat old bishop (Broderick Crawford) rolls ponderously out of a big black automobile and stands staring at a huddle of Italian peasants. "My children," he informs them in a sanctimonious monotone, "I bring you tidings of great sorrow and good fortune. During the last war, a man was murdered and a treasure hidden on the land you own." The peasants, quivering with avarice, scuttle off to the appointed spot and dig up the treasure: an iron casket crammed with smoldering brilliants. "Worth at least six million lire," the bishop...

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