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Cellio Bucchi was an Italian film actor.  He was active during the silent era, where he sometimes appeared in leading roles. Later he was a supporting actor in sound films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Laurette Marcia "Laura" Gemser is a retired Indonesian-Dutch actress, model and costume designer. She is primarily known for her work in Italian erotic cinema, most notably the Emanuelle series. Many of her films were collaborations with directors Joe D'Amato and Bruno Mattei.
Antonio Margheriti, also known under the pseudonyms Anthony M. Dawson and Antony Daisies , was an Italian filmmaker. Margheriti worked in many different genres in the Italian film industry, and was known for his sometimes derivative but often stylish and entertaining science fiction, sword and sandal, horror/giallo, Eurospy, spaghetti western, Vietnam War and action movies that were released to a wide international audience. He died in 2002.
The year 1909 in film involved some significant events.
The year 1908 in film involved some significant events.
Luigi Batzella was an Italian film director, editor, screenwriter and actor. There is some debate as to whether Batzella's name was actually Paolo Solvay, however this remains unconfirmed.
Carlo Rambaldi was an Italian special effects artist, winner of three Oscars: one Special Achievement Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 1977 for the 1976 version of King Kong and two Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects in 1980 and 1983 for, respectively, Alien (1979) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). He is most famous for his work in those two last mentioned films, that is for the mechanical head-effects for the creature in Alien and the design of the title character of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Alfonso Brescia was an Italian film director. Brescia began working in film against his father's wishes, and eventually directed his first film Revolt of the Praetorians in 1964. Brescia worked in several genres in the Italian film industry, including five science fiction films he directed following the release of Star Wars. Brescia's work slowed down towards the late 1980s, and his last film Club Vacanze could not get distribution.
Valentino Bucchi was an Italian composer.
Bucchi is an Italian surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Alberto De Martino was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Born in Rome, De Martino started as a child actor and later returned to the cinema where worked as a screenwriter, director and dubbing supervisor. De Martino's films as a director specialised in wellcrafted knock-offs of Hollywood hit films. These films were specifically created films in Western, horror and mythology genres which were developed for the international market. The Telegraph stated that his best known of these film was probably The Antichrist. The Antichrist capitalized on the box-office appeal of The Exorcist (1973) and in its first week in the United States earned a greater box office than Jaws.
Company and the Crazy is a 1928 silent Italian film directed by Mario Almirante. The film features an early onscreen performance from Vittorio De Sica.
Duccio Tessari was an Italian director, screenwriter and actor, considered one of the fathers of spaghetti westerns.
Assunta Spina is a 1930 Italian silent drama film directed by Roberto Roberti and starring Rina De Liguoro and Febo Mari. It is based on the play of the same title by Salvatore Di Giacomo.
Don Cesare di Bazan is a 1942 Italian historical adventure film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Gino Cervi, Anneliese Uhlig and Paolo Stoppa. The film is set during the Catalan Revolt of the Seventeenth century. It is based on a play by Philippe Dumanoir and Adolphe d'Ennery. It marked the directoral debut of Freda who went on to be a leading commercial Italian filmmaker.
Agostino Borgato, sometimes known as Al Borgato, was an Italian actor and director, before moving to Hollywood in the mid-1920s. Borgato acted and/or directed about fifteen films in his native Italy between 1915 and 1922. In the 1920s, he also acted on the stage in both Italy and England. In 1925 Borgato immigrated to the United States, where he began his American acting career in Herbert Brenon's silent film, The Street of Forgotten Men.
Nando Tamberlani (1896–1967) was an Italian film actor. A character actor in Italian cinema of the postwar era, he was the brother of actor Carlo Tamberlani. Another brother Ermete Tamberlani was also an actor. He appeared in a number of peplum epics during the late 1950s and 1960s.
Villafranca is a 1934 Italian historical drama film directed by Giovacchino Forzano and starring Corrado Racca, Annibale Betrone and Enzo Biliotti. It was based on a play by Benito Mussolini, then Italian dictator, about the 1859 agreement between Napoleon III and Count Cavour which led to the Second Italian War of Independence.
The Woman Thief is a 1938 French-Italian drama film directed by Abel Gance and starring Jules Berry, Annie Ducaux and Suzanne Desprès.
The Woman of Monte Carlo is a 1938 Italian drama film directed by André Berthomieu and Mario Soldati and starring Dita Parlo, Fosco Giachetti and Jules Berry. A separate French version Unknown of Monte Carlo was released the following year.
Nostradamus is a 1925 Italian silent historical film directed by Mario Roncoroni and starring Cello Bucchi in the title role of Nostradamus. It was one of the final film's released by the Unione Cinematografica Italiana which went bankrupt around this time.
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