Pietro Francisci

Rome, 9 September 1906 – 1 March 1977

 

 

 

After graduating in law, he realizes, in the decade between 1930 and 1940, a series of documentaries and short films. Since the 1950s turned to more commercial ventures, the continuation of the then highly successful strand based on historical and legendary characters, especially those by the incredible strength: Maciste, Hercules, Ursus and others.

 

 Director Filmography

 

 

Rapsodia in Rome (1934)  

My life is you (1935) Special Edition (1941)

Wonderland cinema (1945), episodes new Rhythms and roller casters, I have encountered in Naples (1946)

Christmas at Camp 119 (1948)

Anthony of Padua (1949)

The lion of Amalfi (1950)

The wonderful adventures of Guerrin Meschino (1951)

The Queen of Sheba (1952)

Attila (1954)

Orlando and the Paladins of France (1956)

The labors of Hercules (1958)

Hercules and the Queen of Lydia (1959)

Sappho, Venus of Lesvos (1960)

The siege of Syracuse (1960)

Ercole sfida Sansone (1963)

2 + 5 missione Hydra (1966)

Simbad and the Caliph of Baghdad (1973)

 

 

Screenwriter

 

 

My life is you (1934)

Christmas at Camp 119 (1948)

Anthony of Padua (1949) 

The Lion of Amalfi (1950)

Lto the Queen of Sheba (1952)

The labors of Hercules (1958)

Hercules and the Queen of Lydia (1959)

Sappho, Venus of Lesvos (1960)

The siege of Syracuse (1960)

Ercole sfida Sansone (1963)

2 + 5 missione Hydra (1966)

Simbad and the Caliph of Baghdad (1973)