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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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Hired Killer Writer
Mondo candido Writer


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 1988 Computron 22 (screenplay - as Franco E. Prosperi) / (story - as Franco E. Prosperi)
 1988 Paradiso infernale (screenplay - as Franco Prosperi)
 1987 Bianco Apache (as Franco Prosperi)
 1985 White Slave (as Franco Prosperi)
 1975 Mondo candido (story and screenplay)
 1973 Kill Me, My Love! (writer - as Franco Prosperi)
 1973 L'altra faccia del padrino (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 Hired Killer (story and screenplay - as Frank Shannon)
 1966 Africa: Blood and Guts (Documentary)
 1965 Idoli controluce (as Franco Prosperi)
 1964 Cover Girls (writer - as Franco Prosperi)
 1964 The Road to Fort Alamo (screenplay - as Charles Price)
 1963 Evil Eye (screenplay collaboration - as Franco Prosperi)
 1963 Women of the World (Documentary) (writer)
 1961 Hercules in the Haunted World (screenplay - as Franco Prosperi)
 1961 The Wonders of Aladdin (adaptation - as Franco Prosperi)
 1961 Slave of Rome (as Franco Prosperi)
 1950 Né de père inconnu (adaptation - as Franco Prosperi)
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Charles Price | Franco E. Prosperi | Franco Prosperi | Frank Shannon

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