Romolo Marcellini

(6 October Montecosaro  1910 – 3 June  Civitanova Marche 1999)

 

 

Romolo Marcellini, after graduating in Economics is devoted to journalism, and became interested in cinema by writing the subject of StadiumDirector engaged mainly in the documentary genre, has carried out its operations in the most important period of his cinematography, from the early ' 80 's up to almost 30. In Africa, is the Assistant Director for the movie Scipio Africanus, and shot his first film, bronze SentinelsFrom 1937 to 1942, runs some documentaries produced by light, on the exploits of the fascist parties in support of volunteers francoists in Spain. It also runs the Grand Olympics, documentary about the summer Olympics of 1960 in Rome, which will make him win, in 1961, the Golden Prize at the Moscow Film Festival and nominated for the Academy Award for best documentary in 1962.

 

 

Filmography

 

Bronze Sentinels, 1937

  Arriba Espana – documentary

Espana, a large, libre – documentary, 1938

Los novios de la muerte – documentary, 1938

Grain between two battles – documentary, 1939

Pilots and infantrymen in the desert – documentary

Tombs of the Popes – documentary

Giotto and his time – documentary

The Italians and the industry – documentary

The conquest of the air, 1939

The Pirates of the Gulf, 1940

The men of the Legion, 1940

Ribs, 1942

Pastor Angelicus, 1942

Special correspondents, 1943

War against war, 1948

Five mothers and a cradle, 1951

Passport to the East, 1951

Better than yesterday, 1952

The Italy and the world, 1953

Ten years of our lives, 1953

The train of the Sun – documentary, 1953

Il tesoro di Rommel, 1955

Adventure in Capri, 1956

The engaged couple of death, 1957

The Orientals, 1959

The Grand Olympics – documentary, 1963

Tale of the five rings

Taboo # 2 – documentary, 1965

In the year of the Moon, 1969

The colonies, 2000