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Vittorio Nino Novarese (1907–1983)

Vittorio Nino Novarese was born on May 15, 1907 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a costume designer and writer, known for Cleopatra (1963), Cromwell (1970) and Blazing Saddles (1974). He died on October 17, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Cleopatra Costume Designer
Cromwell Costume Designer
Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles Costume and Wardrobe Department
Prince of Foxes
Prince of Foxes Costume Designer


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 1981 Peter and Paul (TV Movie) (as Nino Novarese)
 1981 The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (TV Movie) (as Vittorio Novarese)
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Part IV (1981) ... (as Nino Novarese)
- Part III (1981) ... (as Nino Novarese)
- Part II (1981) ... (as Nino Novarese)
- Part I (1981) ... (as Nino Novarese)
 1976 Sandokan (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976)
- Episode #1.5 (1976)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
- Episode #1.3 (1976)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
 1974 The Terminal Man (as Nino Novarese)
 1974 Il giovane Garibaldi (TV Mini-Series)
 1971 Zachariah (as Nino Novarese)
 1970 Cromwell (as Nino Novarese)
 1967 The King's Pirate (as Nino Novarese)
 1965 The War Lord
 1965 The Agony and the Ecstasy (costumes designed by)
 1963 Cleopatra (costumes: men)
 1961 Francis of Assisi (as Nino Novarese)
 1960 The Savage Innocents (uncredited)
 1954 Crossed Swords (as Nino Novarese)
 1954 Maddalena
 1953 The Story of William Tell (Short)
 1953 The Pagans
 1951 The Affairs of Messalina (as V.N. Novarese)
 1950 Shadow of the Eagle (as Nino Novarese, costumes)
 1949 Black Magic (as Nino Novarese)
 1948 The Mysterious Rider (as V.N. Novarese)
 1945 Le miserie del signor Travet (as Nino Novarese)
 1943 Due cuori fra le belve (as Nino Novarese)
 1942 Rossini
 1939 Nobody's Land
 1938 Ettore Fieramosca (costumes: men)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Furia" (filmed as Wild Is the Wind (1957))

Alternate Names:

Nino Novarese | Professor V.N. Novarese | V. Nino Novarese | V.N. Novarese | Vittorio Novarese | Novarese

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