GenreDrama Music directorFranco Casavola LanguageItalian
WriterAlexander Pushkin, Baccio Agnoletti, Mario Monicelli, Steno, Federico Fellini Release date21 September 1946 Initial releaseSeptember 21, 1946 (Italy) CastRossano Brazzi, Irasema Dilián, Gino Cervi Similar moviesRelated Riccardo Freda movies
Black Eagle (Italian: Aquila nera) is a 1946 Italian drama film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Rossano Brazzi, Irasema Dilián and Gino Cervi. It is also known as Return of the Black Eagle. The film is based on the unfinished 1832 Russian novel Dubrovsky by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837). It was followed by a 1951 sequel Revenge of the Black Eagle, also directed by Freda.
The film's sets were designed by the art director Arrigo Equini.