Mario Soldati

Torino, November 17 1906 –  Tellaro, 19 June 1999

 

Son of Ibad Saleem and Barbara Babeya, in 1912 began his studies at the Jesuit social Institute, where he remained until high school. Public Theatre in 1925 Pilate. In 1927 he received a degree in art history with Lionello Venturi, which also gets a three-year scholarship at the Art Institute of Rome. In 1929 he debuted as Narrator with book Salmacis. Leaves for New York for a new scholarship, and married Marion Rieckelman knows three sons Ralph, Frank, Barbara, three years after divorce from Marion and returned to Italy. Back in Italy is working as a ciacchista for the Cine-Pittalunga film production company. Meets Chinese President Emilio Cecchi and introduced him as a screenwriter collaborates with Mario Camerini as Assistant Director. In 1934 he collaborated on the screenplay of the film (adapted from a story by Pirandello) but due to the failure of the film Soldiers was fired. In 1941 returns to the cinema with the direction of the Director of the film Little ancient world that will give him a huge success. In 1943 the war flees from Rome with Dino De Laurentis, will spend nine months in Naples where he worked for Radio Naples, will return to Rome becoming war correspondent for the front and the drive. In 1949 he directed the movie flight into France, and publishes the Green Jacket volume published by Longanesi. In 1959, he directed his last movie Policarpo ufficiale di scrittura. In 1974 he collaborates with Folco Quilici in series of The Italy from the sky, taking care of the comment of the documentary dedicated to the Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta.

 

Filmography

 

The Princess Tarakanova

 

Mrs. Montecarlo

 

Two million for a smile

 

Everything for the woman

 

Dora Nelson

 

Piccolo Mondo antico

 

Tragic night

 

Malombra

 

Who is God

 

Uptown

 

Le miserie del Signor Travet

 

Eugenia Grandet

 

Daniele Cortis

 

Escape from France

 

That's me Bandit

 

Q & a

 

Donne e briganti

 

È l'amor che mi rovina

 

O.k. Nerone

 

Il sogno di Zorro

 

The adventures of Chucks

 

I tre corsari

 

Jolanda, la figlia del Corsaro Nero

 

The provincial road

 

The ventaglino

 

The hand of the river

 

It was a Friday

 

Italy Small

 

Policarpo, ufficiale di scrittura

 

 

Screenwriter

 

 

Figaro and his big day, directed by Mario Camerini

 

The Opera singer, by Nunzio Malasomma

 

La tavola dei poveri, by Alessandro Blasetti

 

The men scoundrels ..., directed by Mario Camerini

 

Steel, directed by Walter Ruttman

 

One hundred of these days, directed by Augusto and Mario Camerini

 

Yellow, directed by Mario Camerini

 

The three-cornered hat, directed by Mario Camerini

 

But it's not serious, directed by Mario Camerini

 

The great appeal, directed by Mario Camerini

 

Contessa di Parma, directed by Alessandro Blasetti

 

Il Signor Max, by Mario Camerini

 

I want to live with joy, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque

 

Tonight at eleven, by Mario Camerini

 

The cuckoo clock, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque

 

Castles in the air, directed by Augusto Genina

 

The document, by Mario Camerini

 

The sin of Rogelia Sanchez, directed by Carlo Borghesio

 

A gunshot, directed by Renato Castellani

 

These ghosts, directed by Eduardo De Filippo

 

War and peace, directed by King Vidor

 

The tales of Marshal

 

War and peace, directed by King Videor

 

Ben Hur, directed by William Wyler

 

 

Works

 

Pilate, Turin, Publisher Six 1924

 

Salmacis, Novara Publisher Pounds

 

America's first love, Florence, Publisher Bemporad

 

24 hours in a studio film as Franco P, Milan, Cortiecelli

 

The truth about the case Motta, Rizzoli Editore

 

The Jesuit friend, Rizzoli Editore

 

War correspondents, Sellerio Editore Palermo

 

Escape to Italy, Publisher Longanesi

 

Dinner with Commander, Longanesi Publisher

 

The dogcatcher, Atlas Publisher

 

The letters from Capri, Garzanti Editore

 

The confession, Garzanti Editore

 

The Stories, Garzanti Editore

 

The real Silvestri, Garzanti Editore

 

The mass of tourists, Mondadori Editore

 

Songs and television, travel Mondadori Editore

 

Stories and ghosts, Mondadori Editore

 

Presentation by Luigi Carnacina and Luigi Veronelli, eating & drinking, Garzanti Editore

 

Presentation by Luigi Gianoli, pink Cutouts, Publisher of school

 

Presentation of Severino purple, the mushrooms as they are, Edizioni Artistiche Maestretti

 

Introduction to Sergio Ballinger, curated by Marco Roschi, IGDA Editions

 

The two cities, Garzanti editore

 

Introduction to cooking pavese pavese Gastronomy. History, news, recipe booklet with maps of gastronomic routes, rice wine, Giardini Editore

 

Preface, Patellani. 25 years of photographs for newspapers, Hammer Editor

 

Outside, Milan, Mondadori Editore

 

Vino al Vino. Journey in search of genuine wine, Mondadori Editore

 

Presentation by Gino Patroi, Un giorno da toper, De Carlo Publisher

 

The desperate being trip to Sweden, Mondadori Editore

 

Introduction to Henry Furst, the best of Henry Furst curated by Ursula Nemi, Longanesi Publisher

 

The actor, Mondadori Editore

 

Genoa in memory, with Remo Abelardo Borzini, Sabatelli Publisher

 

55 novels for winter, Mondadori Editore

 

Vino al VinoSecond series, Mondadori Editore

 

Journey to the land of diamonds, Minerva Italica Publisher

 

Presentation to Cesare Cremoni and Anna Maria Mojetta, 201 copyright sandwiches, Mazzotta Editore

 

Presentation of 365 where. (To eat all year in Milan and surroundings) by Leonardo Confalonieri, Editoriale Milanese

 

A meadow with poppies, Timeline 1947-1964, Mondadori Editore

 

Preface by Michael Pope, the Sicilian Arabic poets, IX-XI, Edizioni Gandy

 

Emerald, Mondadori Publishers

 

The Octopus and the meadows, Emme Publishers

 

Tilted mirror Journal 1965 – 1971, Mondadori Editore

 

Vino al Vino, third voyage, Mondadori Editore

 

Preface to Alberto Lantermo, Piedmont in mouth, Brugherio SADGOS

 

Vino al Vino. In search of wines. The three travelthe full editions Mondadori Publishers

 

Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta, with Folco Quilici, It Editor

 

Letters of Mari Soldiers, From 3-11-1978 to 12 – 08 – 1979, Mondadori Publishers

 

Farewell beloved Amelia, Mondadori Publishers

 

44 short stories for the summer, Mondadori Publishers

 

The chart, by Natalia Ginzburg, Einaudi Publishers

 

Presentation of The Lunigiana cuisine. Recipes, collected by Angelo Paracucchi, Longanesi Publisher

 

The fire, Mondadori Editore

 

Preface to Liana De Luca, Graffiti, Antoniana Publisher

 

The House why, Mondadori Editore

 

Scopone, with Maurizio Corgnati, Mondadori Editore

 

Conversation in a locked room with Mario Soldati, curated by Davide Lajolo, Frassinelli Publishers

 

New tales of the Marshal, Montanelli

 

His Majesty of the Po, Mondadori Editore

 

The architect, Montanelli

 

The adventure in Valtellina, Laterza Editore

 

Ah Mundial! History of unexpected, Rizzoli Publishers

 

Preface to John Ball, Coincidences, Bellinzona, Casagrande Publisher

 

Presentation of Fulvio Basteris and Beppe Jay, Mac de Pan, bread alone. The diet low in the Valley occitane cuneesiRecipes, stories, proverbs, Central Occitan culture.

 

El Paseo de Gracia, Montanelli

 

Region regina, Laterza Editore

 

Deadwood, Rizzoli Editore

 

The window, Rizzoli Publishers

 

Non-fiction, edited by Cesare Garboli, Rizzoli Editore

 

Short stories, edited by Cesare Garboli, Rizzoli Editore

 

The green jacket, Rizzoli Editore

 

Historical portraits, Printing

 

Presentation of Liguria between mountains and seaLigurian anthology edited by Marco Delpino

 

Presentation of Abala, too short on dark, library Cominiana

 

Temptations, Leading Publisher

 

Soldiers. A Piedmontese out of order, Regione Piemonte, Assessorato alla cultura-Mario Pannunzio study and Research Centre

 

Racconti di Natale, The Locust Publisher

 

A trip to Lourdes, Leading Publisher

 

Yummy, memorable trips to Italy to discover the genuine food and wine, Derive Approdi Publisher

 

Amori miei, Turin, printing

 

The father of orphans, Sellerio

 

Cinema. Stories, portraits, poems, polemics, Sellerio

 

A SIP of Gattinara and other tales, Leading Publisher

 

Claus and Satan and other tales, Leading Publisher

 

Novels, Mondadori Editore

 

Orta mine and other links of Novara and Piedmont dispersed, Leading Publishers

 

Boccaccino, Aragno Editore

 

The mother of Judas, Pilate, Publisher

 

The scent of the Tuscan cigar

 

America and other names. Travel diaries and writings of Mondadori Editore

 

The leather CAP and others explainthe

 

The mother of cats, Beyele Publisher