Krista Nell

Who was… Krista Nell

May 22, 2012 Matt Blake 4

Considering that she appeared in over 35 films between 1965 and 1975 – many of which have gone on to become firm cult favourites over the years – it’s amazing that so little is known about Austrian actress Krista Nell.

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Who was… Frank Colson

April 20, 2012 Matt Blake 1

Here’s another in our list of American actors who ended up making films in Italy. Now, I’m guessing you’ve never heard of Frank Colson?

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Who was… Roland Carey

April 13, 2012 Matt Blake 10

I’ve seen a couple of films recently featuring actor Roland Carey, a curious figure who was active in the Italian film industry for over twenty years, and though it was about time to do a little extended research into him.

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Peter Dane

March 30, 2012 Matt Blake 5

I’ve noticed the name Peter Dane crop up in a couple of Italian films that I’ve watched now, so it seems like a good opportunity to revive my ‘Americans in Cinecitta’ posts.

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Gloria Paul interview

June 3, 2010 Matt Blake 10

Someone who has always intrigued me is Gloria Paul, an English actress who ended up acting in films in Italy during the 60s. I associate her primarily with comedies and spy films, a glamorous, exotic lady who wouldn’t fit in so well with the more grimy productions made during the 70s.