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Alessandro Blasetti - Overview

Date of Birth: Jul 03, 1900     Date of Death: Feb 02, 1987
Place of Birth: Italy
Nationality: Italy
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Leading Italian director of the 1930s, 40s and 50s whose credits extend into the late 60s. Much of Blasetti's best and most typical work was in comedy, and his whimsical "Four Steps in the Clouds" (1942) was considered a precursor of the Neo-realist movement.... Read More
1959
Directed "Europa di notte/European Nights", what has been termed as an early example of the "erotic documentary"
1952
Helmed the episodic "Altri tempi/Time Gone By"
1951
Appeared as himself in Luchino Visconti's "Bellissima"
1948
Enjoyed a box-office hit with the overblown spectacle "Fabiola"
1942
Received praise for "Quattro passi fra le nuvole/Four Steps in the Clouds"
1941
Directed and co-wrote "La corona di ferra/The Iron Crown", an expensive failure
1937
Helmed first in a series of historical spectacles, "La Contessa di Parma/The Countess of Parma"
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