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Furio Scarpelli (1919–2010)

Furio Scarpelli was born on December 16, 1919 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Il Postino: The Postman (1994) and Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958). He died on April 28, 2010 in Rome. See full bio »


(age 90) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 2011 La donna della domenica (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 2010 Ensemble, nous allons vivre une très, très grande histoire d'amour... (story "Arte di vivere" - as Scarpelli)
 2009 Christine Cristina (writer)
 2006 N (Io e Napoleone) (screenplay)
 2003 Opopomoz (screenplay)
 2001 Unfair Competition (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 The Dinner (writer)
 1998 La missione (TV Movie)
 1997 Hardboiled Egg (screenplay)
 1997 Porzûs
 1997 Altri uomini
 1997 An Eyewitness Account (screenplay) / (story)
 1996 Celluloid
 1994 Il Postino: The Postman (screenplay) / (story)
 1993 Per amore o per amicizia (TV Movie)
 1991 The Wicked (story)
 1990 The Voyage of Captain Fracassa (screenplay)
 1989 Time to Kill (writer)
 1987 Soldati - 365 all'alba (screenplay)
 1987 The Family (story)
 1985 Macaroni (screenplay)
 1985 My Dearest Son (story)
 1985 Madman at War
 1983 Il tassinaro (writer)
 1983 Le Bal (screenplay)
 1982 Spaghetti House (screenplay)
 1981 Nudo di donna (screenplay)
 1980 Sunday Lovers (segment "Armando's Notebook")
 1980 La terrazza (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1980 Temporale Rosy (as Scarpelli)
 1979 Gros câlin (as Scarpelli)
 1978 Where Are You Going on Holiday? (screenplay - segment "Sì, buana") / (story - segment "Sì, buana")
 1977 Double Murder (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1977 Viva Italia! (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1976 Basta che non si sappia in giro!.. (segments "Macchina d'amore", "Il superiore")
 1974 We All Loved Each Other So Much (as Scarpelli)
 1973 Teresa the Thief (writer)
 1973 Vogliamo i colonnelli (as Scarpelli)
 1972 Without Family (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 Noi donne siamo fatte così (story "Alberta il Mondo Camina")
 1970 Brancaleone at the Crusades (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1970 FBI - Francesco Bertolazzi investigatore (TV Mini-Series) (story and screenplay - 6 episodes)
- Getto della spugna (1970) ... (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
- Labbra serate (1970) ... (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
- Notte americana (1970) ... (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
- Rapina a mano armata (1970) ... (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
- Il ritorno di Ulisse (1970) ... (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1970 Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (dialogue - as Scarpelli) / (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1969 Quel negozio di Piazza Navona (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1968 Riusciranno i nostri eroi a ritrovare l'amico misteriosamente scomparso in Africa? (dialogue - as Scarpelli) / (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1968 Torture Me But Kill Me with Kisses (dialogue - as Scarpelli) / (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1968 Capriccio all'italiana (segments "La Bambinaia", "Viaggio di lavoro", "Perchè?")
 1967 The Tiger and the Pussycat (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1967 The Witches (segment "Senso civico", as Scarpelli)
 1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1966 I nostri mariti (segments "Il Marito di Olga", "Il marito di Attilia")
 1966 For Love and Gold (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1966 Me, Me, Me... and the Others (dialogue - as Scarpelli)
 1965 Casanova 70 (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1964 Summer Frenzy (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1964 Seduced and Abandoned (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1963 The Teacher from Vigevano (adaptation)
 1963 I mostri (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1963 The Organizer (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1962 March on Rome (story & screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1962 Mafioso (as Scarpelli)
 1962 Toto and Peppino Divided in Berlin (story - as Scarpelli)
 1962 The Police Commissioner (as Scarpelli)
 1961 Jail Break (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1961 The Best of Enemies (screenplay)
 1960 Everybody Go Home! (story - as Scarpelli, Scarpelli)
 1960 Love and Larceny (story - as Scarpelli)
 1959 Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1959 The Great War (dialogue - as Scarpelli) / (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1959 First Love (story and screenplay)
 1959 La cambiale (dialogue)
 1959 Policarpo (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 The Law Is the Law (dialogue - as Scarpelli)
 1958 Big Deal on Madonna Street (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 Hercules (credit only - as Scarpelli, credit only)
 1958 March's Child (as Scarpelli)
 1957 It Happened in Rome (as Scarpelli)
 1957 A Tailor's Maid (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1956 Peccato di castità (as Scarpelli)
 1956 Time of Vacation (dialogue)
 1956 Totò lascia o raddoppia? (screenplay - uncredited)
 1956 Sinfonia d'amore (screenplay)
 1956 The Bigamist
 1956 The Band of Honest Men (writer - as Scarpelli)
 1955 Roman Tales (as Scarpelli)
 1955 Bravissimo (idea and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1955 Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (dialogue - uncredited)
 1955 Toto and Carolina (screenplay)
 1954 House of Ricordi (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1954 The Anatomy of Love (story "La macchina fotografica")
 1954 Casta diva (story and screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1954 Secret of Three Points (as Scarpelli)
 1953 What Rascals Men Are (screenplay)
 1953 It Happened in the Park (script)
 1953 Ivan (writer)
 1953 Cinema d'altri tempi (as Scarpelli)
 1953 Captain Phantom (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1953 Neapolitans in Milan (as Scarpelli)
 1953 Saluti e baci (story)
 1953 L'incantevole nemica (writer)
 1952 Don Lorenzo (screenplay)
 1952 Ragazze da marito (screenplay - as Scarpelli) / (story - as Scarpelli)
 1952 Toto and the Women (as Scarpelli)
 1952 At Sword's Edge (story - as Scarpelli)
 1952 Toto in Color (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1951 Una bruna indiavolata! (subject)
 1951 O.K. Nero (screenplay)
 1951 Position Wanted (screenplay)
 1951 Sette ore di guai (dialogue - as Scarpelli)
 1951 Toto the Third Man (dialogue - as Scarpelli)
 1950 Totò cerca casa (as Scarpelli)
 1950 Totò sceicco (as Scarpelli)
 1950 Le sei mogli di Barbablù (as Scarpelli)
 1950 Tototarzan (scenario - as Scarpelli)
 1950 Figaro qua, Figaro là (as Scarpelli)
 1950 I cadetti di Guascogna (screenplay)
 1950 Il vedovo allegro (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1950 47 morto che parla (dialogue - as Scarpelli) / (screenplay - as Scarpelli)
 1949 Vivere a sbafo (screenplay)
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