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Mario Bava

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Mario Bava (31 July 1914 – 27 April 1980) was an Italian director, screenwriter, special effects artist, and cinematographer from the "golden age" of Italian horror films. [1]

93 relations: A Bay of Blood, A Dog's Life (1950 film), Aldo Fabrizi, Alien (film), Amor non ho... però... però, Annabella's Adventure, Anthony of Padua (film), È arrivato il cavaliere!, Barbara Steele, Baron Blood (film), Beautiful but Dangerous, Benito Mussolini, Black Sabbath (film), Black Sunday (1960 film), Blood and Black Lace, British Film Institute, Caltiki – The Immortal Monster, Christmas at Camp 119, Cinematographer, Cops and Robbers (1951 film), Cose da pazzi, Danger: Diabolik, Dario Argento, Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs, Erik the Conqueror, Esther and the King, Eugenio Bava, Film director, Five Dolls for an August Moon, Four Times That Night, Friday the 13th Part 2, Giallo, Gina Lollobrigida, Golden Age, Hatchet for the Honeymoon, Her Favourite Husband, Hercules (1958 film), Hercules in the Haunted World, Hercules Unchained, Horror film, I Vampiri, Il viale della speranza, Inferno (1980 film), Istituto Luce, It Happened in the Park, Italians, Italy, Japanese horror, Kill, Baby, Kill, Knives of the Avenger, ..., L'Odissea, La famiglia Passaguai, La Famiglia Passaguai fa fortuna, Lamberto Bava, Lazio, Le avventure di Giacomo Casanova, Liguria, Lisa and the Devil, Luigi Cozzi, Martin Scorsese, Miss Italia, Myocardial infarction, Nero's Weekend, Pagliacci, Paolo Heusch, Papà diventa mamma, Peplum (film genre), Planet of the Vampires, Rabid Dogs, Riccardo Freda, Roberto Rossellini, Roland the Mighty, Rome, Roy Colt & Winchester Jack, Sanremo, Science fiction film, Screenwriter, Shock (1977 film), Slasher film, Song of Spring, Special effect, Steve Reeves, Sunday Heroes, The Day the Sky Exploded, The Giant of Marathon, The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1963 film), The Last of the Vikings, The Monthly Film Bulletin, The New York Times, The Whip and the Body, The Wonders of Aladdin, Tim Lucas, Ulysses (1954 film). Expand index (43 more) »

A Bay of Blood

A Bay of Blood (Italian: Ecologia del delitto,Lucas, Tim. Mario Bava All the Colors of the Dark, Video Watchdog, 2007.. As noted by Lucas, although known by several different Italian-language titles, the film's original theatrical release title in Italy was Ecologia del delitto lit. "Ecology of Crime", later released as Reazione a catena and Bahia de Sangre), also known as Carnage, Twitch of the Death Nerve and Blood Bath, is a 1971 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava.

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A Dog's Life (1950 film)

A Dog's Life (Vita da cani) is a 1950 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli and Steno.

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Aldo Fabrizi

Aldo Fabrizi (1 November 1905 – 2 April 1990 in Rome, Italy) was an Italian actor, director, screenwriter and comedian.

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Alien (film)

Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.

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Amor non ho... però... però

Amor non ho...

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Annabella's Adventure

Annabella's Adventure or The Adventure of Annabella (Italian:L'avventura di Annabella) is a 1943 Italian comedy film directed by Leo Menardi and starring Fioretta Dolfi, Maurizio D'Ancora and Paola Borboni.

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Anthony of Padua (film)

Anthony of Padua (Italian:Antonio di Padova) is a 1949 Italian historical drama film directed by Pietro Francisci and starring Aldo Fiorelli, Silvana Pampanini and Carlo Giustini.

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È arrivato il cavaliere!

È arrivato il cavaliere! (English: The Cavalry Has Arrived!) is a 1950 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli and Steno.

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Barbara Steele

Barbara Steele (born 29 December 1937) is an English film actress and producer.

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Baron Blood (film)

Baron Blood (lit) is a 1972 horror film directed by Mario Bava.

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Beautiful but Dangerous

Beautiful But Dangerous (also released as La donna più bella del mondo/ The World's Most Beautiful Woman) is a 1956 French-Italian drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard.

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Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party (Partito Nazionale Fascista, PNF).

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Black Sabbath (film)

Black Sabbath (lit) is a 1963 horror anthology film directed by Mario Bava.

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Black Sunday (1960 film)

Black Sunday (Italian: La maschera del demonio), also known as The Mask of Satan and Revenge of the Vampire in the UK, is a 1960 Italian gothic horror film directed by Mario Bava from a screenplay by Ennio de Concini and Mario Serandrei (with uncredited contributions by Bava, Marcello Coscia and Dino Di Palma), and starring Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici and Ivo Garrani.

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Blood and Black Lace

Blood and Black Lace (lit) is a 1964 giallo film directed by Mario Bava.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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Caltiki – The Immortal Monster

Caltiki, The Immortal Monster (Caltiki, il mostro immortale) is a 1959 black-and-white science fiction-horror film.

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Christmas at Camp 119

Christmas at Camp 119 (Natale al campo 119) is a 1948 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Pietro Francisci and starring Aldo Fabrizi, Vittorio De Sica and Peppino De Filippo.

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Cinematographer

A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.

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Cops and Robbers (1951 film)

Cops and Robbers (Guardie e ladri) is a 1951 Italian cult comedy film directed by Steno and Mario Monicelli.

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Cose da pazzi

Crazy Affairs (Cose da pazzi) is a 1954 Italian drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst.

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Danger: Diabolik

Danger: Diabolik (Diabolik) is a 1968 action film directed and co-written by Mario Bava, based on the Italian comic series Diabolik by Angela and Luciana Giussani.

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Dario Argento

Dario Argento (born 7 September 1940) is an Italian film director, producer, film critic and screenwriter.

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Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs

Dr.

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Erik the Conqueror

Erik the Conqueror (Italian title: Gli Invasori/ The Invaders; also released as Fury of the Vikings) is an epic 1961 Italian action–adventure film directed by Mario Bava and starring George Ardisson and Cameron Mitchell as long-lost Viking brothers in the 9th century, one of whom is raised in England, the other in Scandinavia.

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Esther and the King

Ester e il re (English Translation: Esther and the King) is a 1960 Italian / American international co-production religious epic film directed (with Mario Bava, the film's director of photography, who was credited as a co-director on Italian prints of the film), written, and produced by Raoul Walsh.

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Eugenio Bava

Eugenio Bava (4 June 1886, Italy – 23 October 1966, Rome, Italy) was an Italian film cinematographer.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Five Dolls for an August Moon

Five Dolls for an August Moon (Italian: 5 bambole per la luna d'agosto) is a 1970 Italian giallo film directed by Mario Bava.

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Four Times That Night

Four Times that Night (Quante volte...) is a 1971 Italian sex comedy film directed by Mario Bava.

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Friday the 13th Part 2

Friday the 13th Part 2, marketed as Friday the 13th Part II, is a 1981 American slasher film produced and directed by Steve Miner, and the second installment in the ''Friday the 13th'' film series.

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Giallo

Giallo (plural gialli) is a 20th-century Italian thriller or horror genre of literature and film.

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Gina Lollobrigida

Luigina "Gina" Lollobrigida (born 4 July 1927) is an Italian actress, photojournalist and sculptor.

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Golden Age

The term Golden Age comes from Greek mythology, particularly the Works and Days of Hesiod, and is part of the description of temporal decline of the state of peoples through five Ages, Gold being the first and the one during which the Golden Race of humanity (chrýseon génos) lived.

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Hatchet for the Honeymoon

Hatchet for the Honeymoon (lit) is a 1970 giallo film directed by Mario Bava and starring Stephen Forsyth, Dagmar Lassander, Laura Betti, and Femi Benussi.

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Her Favourite Husband

Her Favourite Husband (also known by the alternative titles The Taming of Dorothy and Quel bandito sono io) is a 1950 British-Italian comedy film directed by Mario Soldati and starring Jean Kent, Robert Beatty and Margaret Rutherford.

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Hercules (1958 film)

Hercules (lit) is a 1958 Italian peplum film based upon the Hercules and the Quest for the Golden Fleece myths.

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Hercules in the Haunted World

Hercules in the Haunted World (Italian: Ercole al centro della terra, lit. "Hercules at the center of the Earth") is a 1961 Italian sword-and-sandal film directed by Mario Bava.

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Hercules Unchained

Hercules Unchained (Ercole e la regina di Lidia, "Hercules and the Queen of Lydia") is a 1959 Italian-French epic fantasy feature film starring Steve Reeves and Sylva Koscina in a story about two warring brothers and Hercules' tribulations in the court of Queen Omphale.

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Horror film

A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one’s audiences.

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I Vampiri

I Vampiri (The Vampires) is a 1957 Italian horror film.

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Il viale della speranza

Il viale della speranza is a 1953 Italian drama film directed by Dino Risi.

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Inferno (1980 film)

Inferno is a 1980 Italian supernatural horror film, written and directed by Dario Argento.

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Istituto Luce

The Istituto Luce (translation: "Light Institute", with Luce being the acronym for "L’Unione Cinematografica Educativa", i.e. "The Educational Film Union") was an Italian corporation, created in 1924 during the Fascist era.

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It Happened in the Park

It Happened in the Park (Villa Borghese) is a 1953 film directed by Vittorio de Sica and Gianni Franciolini.

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Italians

The Italians (Italiani) are a Latin European ethnic group and nation native to the Italian peninsula.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Japanese horror

Japanese horror, known outside Japan as "J-horror", is Japanese horror fiction in popular culture, noted for its unique thematic and conventional treatment of the horror genre in light of western treatments.

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Kill, Baby, Kill

Kill, Baby, Kill (Operazione paura) is a 1966 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava and starring Giacomo Rossi-Stuart and Erika Blanc.

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Knives of the Avenger

Knives of the Avenger (I coltelli del vendicatore) is 1966 Italian film directed by Mario Bava.

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L'Odissea

L'Odissea was a European TV miniseries broadcast on RAI (Italian state TV) in 1968 and based on Homer's Odyssey.

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La famiglia Passaguai

La Famiglia Passaguai is a 1951 Italian film written, starred and directed by Aldo Fabrizi.

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La Famiglia Passaguai fa fortuna

La Famiglia Passaguai fa fortuna is a 1951 Italian film directed by Aldo Fabrizi.

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Lamberto Bava

Lamberto Bava (born 3 April 1944) is an Italian film director.

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Lazio

Lazio (Latium) is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy.

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Le avventure di Giacomo Casanova

Le avventure di Giacomo Casanova (a.k.a. The Sins of Casanova) is a 1955 Italian comedy film directed by Steno.

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Liguria

Liguria (Ligûria, Ligurie) is a coastal region of north-western Italy; its capital is Genoa.

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Lisa and the Devil

Lisa and the Devil is a 1974 horror film film directed by Mario Bava.

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Luigi Cozzi

Luigi Cozzi (born 7 September 1947) is an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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Martin Scorsese

Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years.

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Miss Italia

Miss Italia is the name of a beauty pageant awarding prizes every year to young, female contestants from Italy.

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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.

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Nero's Weekend

Mio figlio Nerone (literally: My Son Nero), released in the US as Nero's Mistress is a 1956 Italian historical comedy film directed by Steno and starring Alberto Sordi, Vittorio De Sica, Gloria Swanson and Brigitte Bardot, with cinematography by Mario Bava.

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Pagliacci

Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.

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Paolo Heusch

Paolo Heusch (26 February 1924 – 16 October 1982) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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Papà diventa mamma

Papà diventa mamma is a 1952 Italian comedy film written, directed, produced and starred by Aldo Fabrizi.

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Peplum (film genre)

The peplum film (pepla plural), also known as sword-and-sandal, is a genre of largely Italian-made historical or Biblical epics (costume dramas) that dominated the Italian film industry from 1958 to 1965, eventually being replaced in 1965 by Eurospy films and Spaghetti Westerns.

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Planet of the Vampires

Planet of the Vampires (lit) is a 1965 science fiction horror film, produced by Fulvio Lucisano, directed by Mario Bava, that stars Barry Sullivan and Norma Bengell.

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Rabid Dogs

Rabid Dogs (Cani arrabbiati) is an Italian film directed by Mario Bava, starring Riccardo Cucciolla, Don Backy, Lea Lander, Maurice Poli, George Eastman and Erika Dario.

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Riccardo Freda

Riccardo Freda (Alexandria, Egypt, February 24, 1909 – Rome, Italy, December 20, 1999) was an Italian film director.

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Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Gastone Zeffiro Rossellini (8 May 1906 – 3 June 1977) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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Roland the Mighty

Roland the Mighty (Orlando e i Paladini di Francia) is a 1956 Italian film directed by Pietro Francisci.

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Roy Colt & Winchester Jack

Roy Colt & Winchester Jack is a 1970 Spaghetti Western film directed by Mario Bava.

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Sanremo

Sanremo or San Remo (Sanrému, locally date The name of the city is a phonetic contraction of Sant'Eremo di San Romolo, which refers to Romulus of Genoa, the successor to Syrus of Genoa. It is often stated in modern folk stories that Sanremo is a translation of "Saint Remus", a deceased Saint. In Ligurian, his name is San Rœmu. The spelling San Remo is on all ancient maps of Liguria, the ancient Republic of Genoa, Italy in the Middle Ages, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Kingdom of Italy. It was used in 1924 in official documents under Mussolini. This form of the name appears still on some road signs and, more rarely, in unofficial tourist information. It has been the most widely used form of the name in English at least since the 19th century.

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Science fiction film

Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.

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Screenwriter

A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.

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Shock (1977 film)

Shock (Schock) is a 1977 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava and starring Daria Nicolodi, John Steiner, and David Colin, Jr.

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Slasher film

A slasher film is a film in the sub-genre of horror films involving a violent psychopath stalking and murdering a group of people, usually by use of bladed tools.

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Song of Spring

Song of Spring (Italian: Canzone di primavera) is a 1950 Italian melodrama film directed by Mario Costa and starring Leonardo Cortese, Delia Scala and Tamara Lees.

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Special effect

Special effects (often abbreviated as SFX, SPFX, or simply FX) are illusions or visual tricks used in the film, television, theatre, video game and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or virtual world.

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Steve Reeves

Stephen Lester "Steve" Reeves (January 21, 1926 – May 1, 2000) was an American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist.

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Sunday Heroes

Sunday Heroes (Gli eroi della domenica) is a 1953 Italian drama film directed by Mario Camerini.

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The Day the Sky Exploded

The Day the Sky Exploded (lit) is a 1958 science fiction film directed by Paolo Heusch.

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The Giant of Marathon

The Giant of Marathon (La battaglia di Maratona) is a 1959 international co-production sword and sandal film, loosely based on the Battle of Marathon.

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The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1963 film)

The Girl Who Knew Too Much (La ragazza che sapeva troppo) is a 1963 Italian giallo film.

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The Last of the Vikings

The Last of the Vikings (Italian:L'ultimo dei Vikinghi, French:Le Dernier des Vikings) is a 1961 French-Italian historical film directed by Giacomo Gentilomo and starring Cameron Mitchell, Edmund Purdom and Isabelle Corey.

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The Monthly Film Bulletin

The Monthly Film Bulletin was a periodical of the British Film Institute published monthly from February 1934 to April 1991, when it merged with Sight & Sound.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Whip and the Body

The Whip and the Body (La frusta e il corpo) is a 1963 gothic horror film directed by Mario Bava under the alias "John M. Old".

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The Wonders of Aladdin

The Wonders of Aladdin (Italian: Le meraviglie di Aladino) is a 1961 Italian-French-American fantasy film co-directed by Mario Bava and Henry Levin and presented by Joseph E. Levine for MGM.

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Tim Lucas

Tim Lucas (born May 30, 1956) is a film critic, biographer, novelist, screenwriter, blogger, and publisher and editor of the video review magazine Video Watchdog.

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Ulysses (1954 film)

Ulysses is a 1954 fantasy-adventure film based on Homer's epic poem Odyssey.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Bava

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