May Britt had a brief career in Italy in the 1950s, and later in the U.S. in 1951, while she was still a teenager, Italian filmmakers Mario Soldati and Carlo Ponti discovered her. ‘Jolanda, the Daughter of the Black Corsair,’ marked her acting debut in films. She also starred in ‘War and Peace,’ the epic historical drama film that earned mixed reviews from the critics. Some of her other noteworthy movies include ‘The Young Lions,’ ‘The Blue Angel,’ ‘She Wolf,’ ‘Fatal Desire,’ ‘The Hunters,’ ‘Murder, Inc.,’ ‘War and Peace,’ ‘Haunts,’ ‘The Unfaithfuls,’ ‘Modern Virgin,’ ‘The Ship of A Damned Women,’ and more. From 1960 to 1968 she took a hiatus from the celluloid and returned to the screen with occasional television guest appearances till 1988.
Fatal Desire is a musical romantic drama film which tells the story of a soldier Turiddu, who returns from the war after three years. He is eager to meet with his fiancé, but receives a shock when he learns that she has married another man from the village. However, she soon gets bored with her husband, and decides to throw herself at her old lover, which leads to a passionate affair between the two.
This action war drama film revolves around the lives of three soldiers fighting in the Second World War. One of them is Noah, a Jewish American man who has to deal with anti-Semitism after enlisting in the Army.
The Unfaithfuls is a comedy drama film which tells the story of an industrialist who gets his wife followed. He hopes that she is cheating on him, as he needs a reason to divorce her, so that he can marry the model whom he has fallen for.
War and Peace is a romantic war drama film which revolves around the lives of few members of the Russian aristocracy, just few years before Napoleon’s invasion. After his friend passes away, Count Pierre Bezukhov receives a significant inheritance, and decides to get married. As for his friend, Prince Andrei Bolonsky, his wife dies of childbirth. Shortly after, he falls in love with another woman named Natasha, but is soon called to war.
The Blue Angel is a musical drama film which revolves around an elderly professor who starts developing strong feelings for a nightclub singer. Eventually, he resigns from his position so that he can get married to her. However, his married life turns out to be far more difficult than he had imagined.