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Augusto Genina

Augusto Genina

Italian film director and producer
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Italian film director and producer
Countries Italy Kingdom of Italy
Occupations Film director Screenwriter Playwright Film producer
Gender male
Birth 28 January 1892 (Rome)
Death 18 September 1957 (Rome)
Star sign Aquarius
Education Sapienza University of Rome
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Biography

Augusto Genina (28 January 1892 – 18 September 1957) was an Italian film pioneer. He was a movie producer and director.

Born in Rome, Genina was a drama critic and wrote comedies for the Il Mondo Magazine, under advise of Aldo de Benedetti switches to movies for the "Film d'Arte Italiana", that produces his first film "La moglie di sua eccellenza". In 1929 Genina moved to France to direct Louise Brooks in sonorized film Miss Europe. He studied sound techniques and worked in France and Germany in same but alternate languages film versions which were filmed simultaneously, before his return to Italy.

He won Venice Film Festival Mussolini's cup for Best Italian Film twice, in 1936 by Lo squadrone bianco and in 1940 by The Siege of the Alcazar, both Fascist propaganda films.

In 1953, he filmed Three Forbidden Stories, another version of the real tragic accident that Giuseppe De Santis made one year before in Rome 11 o'clock (Roma ore 11).

Filmography

  • La moglie di sua eccellenza (1913)
  • Il segreto del castello di Monroe (1914)
  • Il piccolo cerinaio (1914)
  • La parola che uccide (1914)
  • La fuga degli amanti (1914)
  • Dopo il veglione (1914)
  • L'anello di Siva (1914)
  • Lulu (1915 film) (1915)
  • Gelosia (1915)
  • La farfalla dalle ali d'oro (1915)
  • Mezzanotte (1915)
  • Doppia ferita (1915)
  • Cento H.P. (1915)
  • L'ultimo travestimento (1916)
  • Il sopravvissuto (1916)
  • Il sogno di un giorno (1916)
  • Il dramma della corona (1916)
  • La conquista dei diamanti (1916)
  • La signorina Ciclone (1916)
  • Il siluramento dell'Oceania (1917)
  • Maschiaccio (1917)
  • Lucciola (1917)
  • Il trono e la seggiola (1918)
  • The Prince of the Impossible (1918)
  • L'onestà del peccato (1918)
  • Kalidaa - la storia di una mummia (1918)
  • L'emigrata (1918)
  • I due crocifissi (1918)
  • Goodbye Youth (1918)
  • Femmina - Femina (1918)
  • Lo scaldino (1919)
  • Lucrezia Borgia (1919)
  • Noris (1919)
  • La donna e il cadavere (1919)
  • La maschera e il volto (1919)
  • Bel ami (1919)
  • Le avventure di Bijou (1919)
  • I diabolici (1920)
  • I tre sentimentali (1920)
  • La ruota del vizio (1920)
  • Moglie, marito e... (1920)
  • La douloureuse (1920)
  • Il castello della malinconia (1920)
  • L'avventura di Dio (1920)
  • Debito d'odio (1920)
  • L'incatenata (1921)
  • La crisi (1921)
  • Un punto nero (1922)
  • La peccatrice senza peccato (1922)
  • Una donna passò (1922)
  • Lucie de Trecoeur (1922)
  • Germaine (1923)
  • Il corsaro (1924)
  • La moglie bella (1924)
  • Cirano de Bergerac (1925)
  • The Hearth Turned Off (1925)
  • L'ultimo lord (1926)
  • The Prisoners of Shanghai (1927)
  • Goodbye Youth (1927)
  • The White Slave (Die Weisse Sklavin, 1927)
  • Scampolo (1928)
  • The Story of a Little Parisian (1928)
  • Love's Masquerade (1928)
  • Un dramma a sedici anni (1929)
  • La congiura delle beffe (1929)
  • Latin Quarter (1929)
  • Miss Europe (1930)
  • The Darling of Paris (Paris-Beguin, 1931)
  • La femme en homme (1931)
  • Gli amanti di mezzanotte (1931)
  • We Are Not Children (1934)
  • Non ti scordar di me (1935)
  • Forget Me Not (1935)
  • The Phantom Gondola (1936)
  • Lo squadrone bianco (The White Squadron, 1936)
  • Flowers from Nice (1936)
  • The Kiss of Fire (Napoli terra d'amore, 1937)
  • Amore e dolore di donna (1937)
  • Woman's Love—Woman's Suffering (1937)
  • Castles in the Air (1939)
  • L'assedio dell'Alcazar (1939–40)
  • Bengasi (1942)
  • Heaven Over the Marshes (Cielo sulla palude, 1949)
  • Devotion (1950)
  • Three Forbidden Stories (Tre storie proibite, 1953)
  • Maddalena (1954)
  • Frou-Frou (1955)
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