Italian Film

A Who’s Who

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About the Book

Italian cinema has been an influential, sometimes dominant, force in the world of filmmaking for over 100 years. Many world famous actors and production personnel have made their mark on the Italian screen.
This is an encyclopedic reference work and filmography of the nearly 5,000 people, Italians and foreigners, who have been involved in Italian filmmaking since 1896. Each entry provides brief biographical information on the person, along with full filmographic data on his or her films (including acting, directing, producing, camera, music, etc., credits) in Italy or for Italian filmmakers. The annotated title index—itself a major, authoritative research source—includes Italian titles (and year) and English–language titles and alternate titles where appropriate.

About the Author(s)

John Stewart is the author of non-fiction books on a variety of topics including African states and rulers, Antarctica, the British Empire, Moons of the solar system, Italian movies, Broadway musicals, the British circus, Lord Byron, Jefferson Davis, and Confederate spies. Winner of numerous reference book awards, he lives in West Jefferson, North Carolina.

Bibliographic Details

John Stewart
Format: softcover (6 x 9 in 2 vols.)
Pages: 828
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2012 [1994]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-6756-3
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Acknowledgments      vii

Preface      xi

Abbreviations      xv

The Who’s Who, Entries 1–4140

(Aames–Schipa)      1

Volume 2

Entries 4141–4991

(Schivazappa–Zurlini)      415

Bibliography      509

Film Index      515

Book Reviews & Awards

“excellent filmography…the sole comprehensive volume of its type…recommended”—Library Journal; “well-researched and easy to use. This solid reference work…is recommended”—Choice; “exhaustive and comprehensive and stuffed tight with details”—Big Reel; “the first major, English-language who’s who of Italian Cinema”—Classic Images; “ushers into the English language a vast amount of data that simply cannot be found in any other American reference…detailed film index”—Video Watchdog.