Toth Database - Cinema

Gennaro Righelli

Salerno, 12 December 1886 – Rome, 6 January 1949




The Father Angelo, actor in dialect, in 1902, undertook the theatrical activity, in a company of the father. He Debuted at the cinema in 1911, with Cines, in The film, The Girlfriend of Messina, then in Joan the pale and poor Dora!In 1913, he shot a series of films with the Vesuvio Film, along with Maria Mauro, his wife at the time, and later for the Tiber Film in 1916 and Fert in 1920. During the crisis of the ' 20s, together with the colleges Bonnard, Almirante, Palermi, he moved to Germany, where he was signed by producer Jacob Karol, together with Maria Jacobini, founded the film company Maria Jacobini-Film GmbH, from which came out the film Bohème -Kunstlerliebe. Between 1923 and 1929, in Germany he made about thirty films, such as le rouge et le Noir and The President of Costa Nueva, With Whom He Launched the actor Ivan Mozzuchin. Returned to Italy, is Chosen By Stefano Pittalinga in charge of The Group Cines-Pittaluga, directing the first Italian sound Film, the song of Love, Inspired by a Work Of Pirandello, With dria Paola, Isa Pola and Elio Steiner. in the Thirties he directed several films, with the Sicilian Actor Angelo Musco, Anna Magnani.





1911/ lost, by Enrique Santos

1911/ The bearer of bread, by Romolo Bacchini

1931/ The movie star, by Mario Almirante





1911/ Giovanna la pallida, director and interpretation

1911/ The Girlfriend of Messina, direction and interpretation

1911/ Poor Dora!

1911/ The Decamerone, director and interpretation

1913/ The whim of a Prince, director and interpretation

1913/ Hussein The Pirate, director and interpretation

1916/ To the capital!

1916/ In the Eternal city

1916/ First and Last kiss

1917/ Once upon a time

1917/ for life

1917/ The passing shadow

1917/ Demons etto

1917/ The Nephew of America

1918/ Two hundred per hour

1918/ The poison of pleasure

1918/ Autumn of love

1918/ The Lady of pearls

1918/ Twenty days in the shade

1918/ Mademoiselle Pas – Chic

1918/ When the sun sets

1919/ The Rogue of paris

1919/ The Adventures Of doloretta

1920/ The Sweetheart

1920/ The Glass house

1920/ The Mad virgin

1921/ The recall

1921/ The journey

1921/ The island and the mainland

1921/ The Glass house

1921/ The Mad virgin

1922/ The island and the mainland

1922/ Dream of love

1922/ The house in the snow

1923/ Adrift (Steurlos)

1922/ Orient (Orient)

1924/ A wife and... two husbands (Die Puppenkonigin)

1924/ Chains

1925/ Transatlantic (Der Bastard)

1925/ The exiled Volga (Heimweh)

1927/ The Master of the World (Der Meister der Welt)

1927/ The Dominion of Darkness (Swengali)

1927/ The Fortress Of Ivangorod (Funf bange Tage)

1928/ Rouge and noir (Der geheime Kurier)

1928/ The President Of Costa Nueva (Der Prasident)

1928/ The red-hot Sahara (Frauenraub in Marokko)

1928/ The circle of Daggers (Sensation im Wintergarten)

1929/ The rapid Siberian (Die Nacht DS Schreckens 

1929/ The song of Love, director and screenplay

1930/ La Scala, direction and editing

1930/ Patatrac

1931/ The Blue army

1932/ The President of Ba. Ec. Cre. Mi.

1933/ The Lord desires?

1933/  In the dark together

1933/ The Last Bergerac, director and screenplay

1934/ The Maiden of the other world

1934/ The light of the world, directing, screenplay and editing

1935/ Those two

1935/ The air of the continent, director and screenplay

1935/ Think about it, Giacomino!

1936/ White Amazons, director and screenplay

1936/ The Forgetful

1936/ Leave all hope

1937/ Cat there Cova, director and screenplay

1937/ Fireworks , director and screenplay

1938/ The Merry singer, director and screenplay

1938/ They kidnapped a man, directing and subject

1938/ Destiny in Pocket, director and screenplay

1938/ The last Scugnizzo

1938/ The Baron Of Corbò, Director and screenplay

1939/ Two eyes not to see, director and screenplay

1939/ The boarders of Saint-Cyr

1939/ The Faceless voice

1939/ The Knight of St. mark

1940/ Maybe you were the love

1941/ The Well of miracles

1941/ Maneuvers of love

1942/ Shots of Rudder, director and screenplay

1943/ The story of a Blackcap, Director and screenplay

1943/ Blood horizon

1943/ Tempest on the Gulf, director and screenplay

1945/ Down with misery!, Director, subject and screenplay

1946/ Down with wealth!, Director, subject and screenplay

1947/ The Courier of the King, director and screenplay