Toth Database - Cinema

Domenico Paolella

Foggia, October 18,1915 – Rome, October 2002




Start as a screenwriter and Assistant Director, began in the 1930s with several popular movies and music (navigation menu). From 1935 to 1937, wins the annual awards of Littoriali of culture and art, experimental film section; During World War II he was sent as a correspondent in the Russian front, after the war he was appointed Artistic Director and editor of the weekly news and current affairs the week Incom, creating hundreds of services both in Italy that abroad, as well as documentaries, including the tragedy of Etna, which wins the category prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Fifties music film and went to work on mythological genre, not to mention international espionage films and Westerns.





1937/ Scipio Africanus, first Assistant Director

1939/ The last of the road 

1940/ The thrill of the sky , subject

1946/ Trepidation, writer 

1951/ A thief in Paradise 

1952/ Songs of half a century 

1953/ Songs, songs, songs , screenplay and Director

1953/ Great variety, screenplay and direction

1954/ Red and black 

1955/ The courage 

1955/ Destination Piovarolo 

1955/ Songs of the whole Italy 

1956/ San Remo sings 

1958/ Are no longer guaglione 

1959/ Destination Sanremo, screenplay and Director

1960/ Pirates of the Coast 

1960/ Dangerous Mothers, writer and Director

1960/ The Teddy boys della canzone 

1961/ The secret of the Black Hawk , screenplay and Director

1961/ Maciste vs. sheikh , screenplay and Director

1961/ The terror of the seas

1962/ Songs of yesterday, today's songs, songs of tomorrow , screenplay and Director

1962/ The prisoners of Devil's Island, screenplay and direction

1962/ The Vigilante of the Seas, screenplay and direction

1963/ Ursus the rebel Gladiator, screenplay and Director

1964/ Hercules and the tyrants of Babylon, screenplay and Director

1964/ Maciste against the Mongols, screenplay and Director

1964/ Maciste in hell of Genghis Khan, screenplay and Director

1964/ Goliath to conquer Baghdad, screenplay and Director

1965/ The Gladiator who defied an empire, screenplay and Director

1965/ Agent S03 operation Atlantis, screenplay and Director

1967/ Hate for hate, screenplay and Director

1967/ The infernal beam, directed by Gianfranco Baldanello, writer

1968/ The Sun is all, screenplay and Director

1968/ Execution, screenplay and Director

1970/ The Priest's Girl, screenplay and direction

1973/ The nun and the devil, screenplay and Director

1974/ Story of a cloistered nun, screenplay and Director

1974/ The prey, screenplay and Director

1975/ RAM hunt 

1977/ The police is defeated, screenplay and direction

1979/ Gardenia, the vigilante of evil 

1979/ Beautiful and ugly all laugh 

1992/ Berlin ' 39, screenplay

1992/ Body Puzzle, subject

1993/ High risk, screenplay

1994/ La chance, screenplay