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Carmine Gallone

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  • Birthday: Sep 18, 1886
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  • Italian poet/playwright Carmine Gallone began his professional career at Rome's Teatro Argentina in 1911. Two years later he established himself as a scenarist/screenwriter at the Cines studio. He built up a following with a series of "white telephone" dramas, so named because of their high-society ambience. Many of these starred his wife, Polish-born actress Soava. Having helmed several European costume dramas in the early 1930s, Gallone seemed the ideal choice to direct the Mussolini-dictated patriotic epic Scipio L'Africano (1936), the most expensive Italian film produced up to that time. Perhaps as a reaction to the overbearing pro-fascist propaganda of Scipio L'Africano, Gallone directed the violently anti-fascist film Before Him All Rome Trembled in 1946. This effort has been described as "operatic," a tag which no doubt would have been flattering to Gallone who committed several famous operas (Rigoletto, Tosca etc.) to the screen during his career. Carmine Gallone spent his declining years turning out such surefire moneymakers as the "Don Camillo" films.

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No Score Yet Marionette Director 2013
No Score Yet La signora dalle camelie (The Lost One) Director 2011
No Score Yet Carthage in Flames Director Screenwriter Producer 1960
No Score Yet Puccini - Tosca Director 1956
No Score Yet Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (Don Camillo's Last Round) Director 1955
No Score Yet Casa Ricordi (House of Ricordi) Screenwriter Director 1954
No Score Yet Casta Diva: A Romanticized Biography Of Bellini Director 1954
No Score Yet Puccini Director 1953
No Score Yet La Leggenda di Faust Director 1950
No Score Yet Scipione l'africano (Scipio Africanus: The Defeat of Hannibal) Director Screenwriter 1937
No Score Yet Manege Director 1937
No Score Yet Le roi des palaces (King of Hotels) Director 1932
No Score Yet Liebeshölle (Pawns of Passion) Director 1928
No Score Yet Mein Herz ruft nach dir (My Heart Calls You) Director

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