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Francesco Prosperi (1926–2004)

Franco Prosperi (1926-2004) was an Italian film director and screenwriter, active between the mid-1960s and the early 1980s. Born Francesco Prosperi in Rome, Italy, he began his career as an assistant director to Mario Bava, with whom he also wrote several screenplays. In 1966, he made his directorial debut, credited as Frank Shannon, with the ... See full bio »


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Slave of Rome Writer


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 1988 Paradiso infernale (screenplay - as Franco Prosperi)
 1987 White Apache (as Franco Prosperi)
 1985 White Slave (screenplay - as Franco Prosperi) / (story - as Franco Prosperi)
 1973 Kill Me, My Love! (writer - as Franco Prosperi)
 1973 The Funny Face of the Godfather (writer - as Franco Prosperi)
 1967 Every Man Is My Enemy (screenplay - as Franco Prosperi) / (story - as Franco Prosperi)
 1966 The Tough One (as Franco Prosperi)
 1966 The Hired Killer (story and screenplay - as Frank Shannon)
 1965 Idoli controluce (as Franco Prosperi)
 1964 Cover Girls (writer - as Franco Prosperi)
 1964 The Road to Fort Alamo (screenplay - as Charles Price)
 1963 38-24-36 (screenplay - as Franco Prosperi)
 1963 The Evil Eye (screenplay collaboration - as Franco Prosperi)
 1961 Hercules in the Haunted World (story and screenplay - as Franco Prosperi)
 1961 The Wonders of Aladdin (adaptation - as Franco Prosperi)
 1961 Slave of Rome (as Franco Prosperi)
 1950 Born of Unknown Father (adaptation - as Franco Prosperi)
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Alternate Names:

Charles Price | Francisco Prosperi | Franco Prosperi | Frank Shannon

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