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Marco Masi

October 31, 2011 Matt Blake 0

After watching C’era una volta un gangster – an odd 1969 crime film starring Richard Harrison – I decided to do a little desk research into the director, one Marco Masi.

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The Thieves, aka I ladri

October 26, 2011 Matt Blake 0

The Thieves is a 1959 vehicle for the hugely popular Italian comic Totò, which plays on the tenets of the American gangster genre in a very Italianesque fashion.

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Giorgio Simonelli

October 18, 2011 Matt Blake 0

Just finished watching two silly but moderately entertaining films with Franco & Ciccio: I due mafiosi (63) and I due mafiosi contro Al Capone (65)…

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Interview with Carole André

October 17, 2011 Matt Blake 0

Here’s an italian language piece on the actress Carole Andre that appeared in La Stampa on the 16th October, primarily about her role in Sergio Sollima’s Sandokan