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"A Man of Straw" is a 1958 Italian drama film directed by Pietro Germi. It was entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.
- also known as L'uomo di paglia, The Seducer-Man of Straw
- country: Italy
- language: Italian Language
- producer: Franco Cristaldi
- production design by Carlo Egidi
- written by Pietro Germi, Alfredo Giannetti, Leonardo Benvenuti & Piero De Bernardi
- based on a story by Pietro Germi & Alfredo Giannetti
- cinematography by Leonida Barboni
- edited by Dolores Tamburini
- music by Carlo Rustichelli
- genre: Drama
- released on (56 years ago)
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by Vijaya Kumar
a man of straw (a) person of apparent but not 292 MAKING.
Dictionary of Proverbs (2005)
by George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser
A man of straw is worth a woman of ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
straw man a man of straw (see under man1); straw -plait plaited straw for hats; straw poll an unofficial vote taken to get some idea of the general trend of opinion : straw -stem the fine stem of a wine glass pulled out from the material of the bowl, ...
a man of straw (liter) a person ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
straw'-hat'; straw man a man of straw (see man); straw poll an unofficial vote taken to get some idea of the general trend of opinion. — catch, clutch, grasp at a straw (or at straws) to resort to an inadequate remedy in desperation; man of straw ...
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1881)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
A man of straw, a person who is not possessed of property. (4) " To throw straws against the wind, cum ventis litigarc" Coles. (5) In the straw, an accouchement. STRAWBERRY-PREACHERS. An expression applied by Latimer to designate ...
The cyclopedic dictionary of law: comprising the terms and phrases of American jurisprudence, including ancient and modern common law, international
by W.A. Shumaker
A man of straw. STRANDING. In maritime law. The running of a ship or other vessel on shore. It is either accidental or voluntary.
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A man of straw is better than a woman of gold.
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