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Aldo Tonti (1910–1988)

Aldo Tonti was born on March 2, 1910 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for The Savage Innocents (1960), Nights of Cabiria (1957) and Barabbas (1961). He died on July 7, 1988 in Rome. See full bio »


(age 78) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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The Savage Innocents Cinematographer
Nights of Cabiria Cinematographer
Barabbas Cinematographer
Vacanze d'inverno Cinematographer


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 1979 Ashanti (director of photography)
 1977 Rene the Cane
 1976 Quelle strane occasioni (segment "Italian Superman")
 1975 Jackpot
 1975 The Count of Monte-Cristo (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1974 Tough Guys
 1974 Crazy Joe (director of photography)
 1973 The Amazons
 1973 Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (director of photography)
 1971 The Designated Victim (director of photography)
 1971 The Devil's Backbone (director of photography)
 1970 Upon This Rock (TV Movie)
 1970 Violent City
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye (director of photography)
 1966 The Treasure of San Gennaro (director of photography)
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow (director of photography)
 1965 Oggi, domani, dopodomani (segment "L'uomo dei 5 palloni")
 1965 Casanova 70
 1965 Up and Down
 1964 The Castle of the Living Dead (director of photography)
 1964 The Ape Woman
 1962 Agostino
 1962 Damon and Pythias (director of photography)
 1961 I Love, You Love (Documentary)
 1961 Barabbas (director of photography)
 1960 Il gobbo
 1960 Under Ten Flags (director of photography)
 1960 Gastone
 1959 India: Matri Bhumi (Documentary)
 1959 Lost Souls
 1959 L'India vista da Rossellini (TV Mini-Series)
 1958 Tempest
 1958 Fortunella
 1955 Forbidden
 1954 Attila
 1953 Easy Years
 1952 Europe '51
 1952 Sensualita
 1950 Outlaw Girl
 1949 Signorinella
 1949 Romanticismo
 1949 Adam and Eve
 1948 Woman Trouble
 1948 Guaglio
 1948 Without Pity
 1948 L'amore (segment "Il miracolo")
 1947 L'apocalisse
 1946 Outcry
 1946 The Bandit
 1946 Malìa
 1946 The Testimony
 1945 Vivere ancora
 1943 Obsession (photographed by)
 1943 Il campione
 1942 Bengasi
 1939 Diamonds
 1935 Odette
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Fritz Marlat

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Prolific neo-realist cinematographer of post-war Italian cinema. A former press photographer, he began in films as camera assistant in 1934. By 1939, he had progressed to full director of photography. Known for his penchant for using actual locations, thus imbuing his work with an authentic feel. Did his best work for Visconti (Obsession (1943)) and Fellini (Nights of Cabiria (1957)).

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