Toth Database - Cinema 

Camillo Mastrocinque

Rome, 11 January 1901 – 23 April 1969



Since he was very young he was attracted to the cinema. He lived a few years in France, where he worked as a set designer, before returning to Italy as an Assistant Director. His debut behind the camera came in 1937 with Regina della Scala and from then onwards he directed 68 films, in which privileged the comic genre. In his career he directed many of the many brilliant Italian actors such as Renato Rascel (Attananasio vanese horse a of 1952 and 1953 's Alvaro rather privateer ); Totò (are we men or corporals? of 1955, Totò in hell of that year,Totò, Peppino e la malafemmina ... of 1956, Totò lascia o raddoppia? of 1958 and Toto of 1961 ;Vittorio De Sica ( Toto, Vittorio and the 1957 doctor and ( winter of 1959 which also starred Alberto Sordi); Nino Manfredi and Ugo Tognazzi (moving light of the 1964) and Walter Chiari (That ghost of my husband of 1950 and the most beautiful couple in the world of 1968). Curiously, in the opening credits of several films which he directed jokingly appeared as Camillo Mastrocinque.


Also worked on television making telefilm Tonight Fernandel of 1964 and the adventures of Laura Storm the following year. On four occasions he was also an actor under the name of Thomas MillerHe is buried in Verano cemetery on the plateau of the Pincetto.



Filmography/ Screenplay



1934/ Unripe fruit by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1936/ Queen of The Scale by Camillo Mastrocinque and Guido Salvini 

1937/ I want to live joyfully by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1940/ Validity days ten by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1941/ Don Pasquale by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1941/ Ridi pagliacci by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1941/ Husbands (storm of souls) by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1941/ Whirlwind by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1942/ Fedora by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1942/ The mask and the face by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1942/ The living statue by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1946/ The Knight of the Dream (Donizetti) by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1947/ Lost in the dark by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1948/ The man with the grey glove by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1949/ Duel without honor by Camillo Mastrocinque

1950/ The chastity belt by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1950/ That ghost of my husband di Camillo Mastrocinque 

1952/ The Sin of Anna di Camillo Mastrocinque 

1953/ Attananasio vanese horse by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1954Sor Clemente vacations by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1954/ Toto in hell by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1954/ Napoli terra d'amore by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1955/ Are we men or corporals? Camillo Mastrocinque 

1958/ Parisian's here by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1964/ Alvaro rather Corsair by Camillo Mastrocinque 




1941/ Ridi pagliaccio by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1949/ Duel without honor by Camillo Mastrocinque 

1954/ Sor Clemente vacations by Camillo Mastrocinque 




1936/ Regina della Scala, co-directed with Guido Salvini and also screenplay

1937/ Want to live joyfully

1938/ Invent love

1938/ Blonde subkey

1940/ 10 days Validity

1940/ Don Julio  

1940/ The dance of the millions

1941/ Ridi pagliaccio

1941/ Husbands

1941/ The last dance

1941/ Turbines

1942/ The ways of the heart

1942/ Fedora

1942/ The mask and the face

1942/ The living statue

1942/ Black gold, co-directed with Enrico Guazzoni

1943/ The secret marriage

1946/ The Knight of the Dream (Donizetti)

1946/ Hell of lovers

1947/ The secret of Don Giovanni

1947/ Lost in the dark

1948/ Goodbye, Daddy

1948/ The wind sang a song to me

1948/ The man with the grey glove

1949/ Duel without honor

1950/ The chastity belt

1950/ The Unforgiven

1950/ That ghost of my husband

1951/  Duel without honor

1952/ The sin of Anna

1952/ Areiao

1953/ Attanasio vanese horse

1953/ Cafè Chantant

1953/ Neapolitan Tarantella

1945/ Sor Clemente vacations

1954/ Toto in hell

1954/ Naples land of love

1954/ Alvaro rather Corsair

1955/ Figaro, the Barber of Seville

1955/ Bring a big kiss to Florence

1955/ Are we men or corporals?

1956/ Does Toto leave or double?

1956/ Toto, Peppino and the malafemmina ...

1956/ The Gang of Honest

1957/ Toto, Vittorio and the doctor

1958/ Parisian's here

1958/ The  beautiful legs of Sabrina

1958/ Toto in Paris

1958/ Sunday is always Sunday

1959/ The Bill of Exchange

1959/ Winter holidays

1960/ Anonima cocottes

1960/ Us hard

 1960/  Parents in Blue-Jeans

1960/ The Co-racist

1961/ The heroes of the double game

1962/ Eighteen in the Sun

1964/ Moving lights

1964/ ... And the woman created man

1946/ The crypt and the nightmare

1966/ An Angel for Satan

1966/ I can see it in your eyes.

1968/  Totò Story, with Mario Mattoli

1968/ A peaceful holiday resorts

1968/ The most beautiful couple in the world



Rai television direction



Bon voyage Paul, comedy in three acts and six scenes of Gaspare Cataldo, with Tino Bianchi, Anna Maria Abacha, Laura Solari, Giulia Lazzarini, Adriano Rimoldi, Rino Centa, 26 February 1954, broadcast on Giuseppe Pertile, the program National.


The adventures of Laura Storm, 8 episodes, with Lauretta Masiero

Fashion shows for a crime

A blonde too 

A coat of mahogany for Joe

The 13th Knife

The two faces of truth

Cards On The Table

Robbery in Stamps

Tonight Fernandel

Give me your eyes

The wedding night


Terror at the Castle

The bomb

A peaceful holiday resorts




1946/ Rome free city directed by Marcello Pagliero

1949/ In the name of the law, directed by Pietro Germi 

1960/ The Corazziere, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque, under the pseudonym of Thomas Miller 

1963/ Cheaters, directed by Lucio Fulci 


Set design


1934/ Unripe fruit, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 


Assistant Director


1932/ Ne sois pas jalouse, directed by Augusto Genina 

1934/ Kiki, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo 

1935/ The shoes in the Sun, directed by Marco Elter 

1936/ The chimera gondola, directed by Augusto Genina 

1936/ Seven Days to the Other World, directed by Mario Mattoli 




1935/ The shoes in the Sun, directed by Marco Elter 


Artistic Director 


1925/ Ben-Hur: A tale of the Crist, directed by Fred Niblo