Mario Mattoli

(Toledo, 30 November, 26-Rome February 1980)

 

Mario Mattòli, direct descendant of Augustine Mattoli, MD homeopath and 19th century Italian patriot, adhering to the Roman Republic. The family was originally from Bevagna, but Mario was born in Tolentino because her father Aristide Mattòli, surgeon, had been transferred to the local hospital. After graduating in law in 1924 began working for the shoddy Suvini Zerboni, and after three years and together with Luciano branch Shows Za-bum, based on intuition to open the shows of prose, are actors magazine launched Vittorio de Sica, Alberto Sordi, Erminio Macario, Aldo Fabrizi, Enrico Viarisio. In 1928 he married Mity Mignone, actress of prose famous at the time that along with the two brothers Toto and Carla, aka Milly, participated to the best variety shows of the time.

 

The Za-bum also produced the film, thanks to an indisposition of Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Mattoli directedmaximum time in 1934. From this first film, in thirty-two years, he signed 84 feature films, writing sometimes even screenplays, drama, mythology, science fiction. With the comedies called still the best working with Erminio Macario and toto. On television between the ' 64 and ' 64, works with Za-bum and Za-bum # 2, not getting, though, major awards. Films with Totò Miseria e nobiltà, Un turco napoletano, Signori si nasce, are considered classics of Italian cinema. His daughter Marina Mattoli, following in his footsteps, playing the role of Assistant Director in various Italian films of the 1970s and 1980s, died in 2010. Each year from 2008 to Bevagna is organized the cultural event "Mattòli si nasce" during which he is remembered the Director with conferences and screenings of her most famous movies. Since 2009 was simultaneously launched the"Premio Mattoli for commedia all'italiana"In 2010 in Tolentino, the Director's hometown, the Association was born "Officine Mattòli"To it is attached the eponymous film Training Institute.

 

 

Filmography

 

 

Maximum time (1934)

I love you only (1935) 

The man who smiles (1936)

Sette giorni all'altro mondo (1936)

La damigella di Bard (1936)

Musica in piazza (1936)

Gli ultimi giorni di Pompeo (1937)

These guys (1937)

Felicità Colombo (1937)

Nonna Felicità (1938)

L'ha fatto una signora (1938)

Destiny (1938)

The White Lady (1938)

At your orders, Madame. (1939)

We were 7 widows (1939)

Defendant, stand up! (1939)

Mille chilometri al minuto! (1939)

Lo vedi come sei ... lo vedi come sei? (1939)

Abandonment (1940)

Il pirata sono io! (1940)

Don't tell me! (1940)

  Light in the darkness (1941)

Hours 9: chemistry class (1941)

Voglio vivere così (1942) 

Invisible Chains (1942)

The three pilots (1942)

La donna è mobile (1942)

Tight lips (1942)

Stasera niente di nuovo (1942)

La valle del diavolo (1943)

La vispa Teresa (1943)

I really want to sing (1943)

The last wagon (1943)

Circo equestre Za-bum (1944)

Life begins anew (1945)

Partenza ore 7 (1946)

The two orphans (1947)

Totò al giro d ' Italy (1948)

Fifa e arena (1948)

l fiacre n. 13 (1948)

Assunta Spina (1948)

Missy (1949)

The firemen of Viggiù (1949)

Adam and Eve (1949) 

Totò Tarzan (1950)

L'inafferrabile 12 (1950)

Il vedovo allegro (1950)

I cadetti di Guascogna

Totò sceicco (1950)

1950) Vendetta ... sarda

(1951) toto the third man

(1951) The padrone del vapore

(1951) , our

(1951) my heart sings

(1951) Damn taxes!!!

(1951) 5 paupers in an automobile

(1952) Neapolitan Turk

(1953) Siamo tutti inquilini

(1953) The funniest show on Earth

(1953) Two nights with Cleopatra

(1953) Totò cerca pace

(1954) Il medico dei pazzi

(1954) poverty and nobility

(1954) the last mistress

(1955) The teens

(1955) the best days

(1956) Peppino, le modelle e chella là

(1957) toto, Peppino and the fanatics

(1958) As te movi, te electrocute!

(1958) bums

(1959) Prepotenti più di prima

(1959) Non perdiamo la testa

(1959) Guardatele ma non toccatele

(1959) Signori si nasce

(1960) Un mandarino per Teo

(1960) Appuntamento a Ischia

(1960) Totò, Fabrizi e i giovani d'oggi

(1960) Sua Eccellenza si fermò a mangiare

(1961) Maciste contro Ercole nella valle dei guathe 

(1961) Appuntamento in Riviera

(1962) 5 marines per 100 ragazze

(1962) Goal girls

(1963) corpse for the Lady

(1964) for a few dollars less

 

Actor

 

I ragazzi di Bandiera Gialla (1967)