Fellini leaves hospital

RIMINI, Italy (AP) — Film director Federico Fellini left a hospital where he had been treated for an Aug. 3 stroke and was transferred Friday to a physical therapy clinic.

Fellini, 73, joked with reporters and photographers as a small crowd of well-wishers watched him being taken by stretcher out of the hospital in his hometown.

“I found him in good shape in every way,” Fellini’s doctor, Nino Basaglia, said.

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