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Naples 24 April 1910 – Rome 8 1999
Pupella stage name Giustina Maggio, daughter of art embarked on a road of theatre together with his brothers Benjamin, Dante, Enzo, Rosalia and Margherita. The father of Pupella was one of the great capocominci of the Neapolitan theatre history (Domenico Maggio said Mimi), his mother Antoinette was the daughter of Gravente Act of Circus equestro "Carro di Tespi." Gisutina began his theatrical career with Eduardo Scarpetta in the role of a rag doll in the show the Pupa Movable, and it was precisely because of this part which was called Pupella. In the 1940s, abandons the scenes because of the death of her parents, she moved to Rome where he began the job of Milliner, but due to a friendship with the Jews was forced to move to Terni, where he found a job in a steel works treating the shows of dopolavoro.
The news of his friendship with Jews arrived there too and so was forced again to leave and moved to Milan where he joined his sister Rosalia and began working at the Teatro Nuovo, magazine company beside Carlo Croccolo, pain Palumbo. After a brief stint in Milan he returned to Naples where he met Eduardo De Filippo and so in 1954 he joined the company of Eduardo, after the death of Titina de Filippo, Pupella replaces it in the role of Filumena Marturano and after Concetta in Christmas in the Cupiello house.
But due to a series of misunderstandings with Eduardo, in 1960 Pupella leaves the company of Eduardo and so begins his movie experience with Mario Amendola, Camillo Mastrocinque, Mauro Morassi, Vittorio De Sica, Roberto Rossellini, Nanny Loy, and John Huston in the film the Bible. In 1973 began working with Federico Fellini in the film Amacord as mother of protagonist but voiced by Ave Ninchi. She was married to Louis of the island from which divorced in 1976. In 1987 he had a car accident that forced him to stop for a long period, he moved to Todi, later was called by Giuseppe Tornatore film New Cimena Paradise.
The 8 December 1999 passes away at Sandro Pertini hospital due to a brain hemorrhage.
1947/ Lost in the dark, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque
1947/ The Passer, directed by Duilio Coletti
1947/ The Doctor of the Mad, directed by Mario Mattoli
1958/ The terrible Teodoro, directed by Roberto Bianchi Montero
1958/ Serenatella sciuè sciuè,, directed by Carlo Campogalliani
1958/ Dangerous Wives, by Luigi Comencini
1959/ Terror in Oklahoma, directed by Mario Amendola
1959/ Dream of a half-drunk, directed by Eduardo de Filippo
1959/ The Duchess of St. Lights, directed by Roberto Bianchi Montero
1960/ Caravan Petrol, directed by Mario Amendola
1960/ Some like bald, directed by Mario Amendola
1960/ Anonima Cocottes, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque
1960/ The ciociaria, directed by Vittorio De Sica
1961/ Husbands in danger, directed by Mauro Morassi
1962/ The four days of Naples, directed by Nanni Loy
1966/ The Bible, directed by John Huston
1968/ The doctor of the wetsuit, directed by Luigi Zampa
1969/ Prof. Dr. Guido Tersilli primary of the Villa Celeste clinic contracted with the wetsuits, directed by Luciano Salce
1972/ Joe Valanchi – the secrets of the Cosa Nostra, directed by Terence Young
1972/ Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini
1981/ Napulitane tears, directed by Ciro Ippolito
1988/ Commissioner Ambrosio's days, directed by Sergio Corbucci
1988/ New Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
1990/ Saturday, Sunday and Monday, directed by Lina Wertmüller
2002/ Let cone us, directed by Francesco Apolloni
Your luck with the uppercase effe, with Angela Pagano, Enzo Cannavale, Clelia Matania, Eduardo De Filippo, Pietro Carloni.
The Doctor of the Mad, with Clelia Matania, Antonio Casagrande, Angela Pagano, Enzo Petito
The cylinder, with Eduardo De Filippo, Monica Vitti, Vincenzo Salemme, Ferruccio De Ceresea, Luca De Filippo, Marzio Honorato.