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Franco Prosperi (I) (1928–2004)

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
Evil Eye Writer


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 1988 Computron 22 (screenplay - as Franco E. Prosperi) / (story - as Franco E. Prosperi)
 1988 Paradiso infernale (screenplay)
 1987 Bianco Apache
 1985 White Slave
 1973 Kill Me, My Love! (writer)
 1973 L'altra faccia del padrino (writer)
 1967 Every Man Is My Enemy (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 The Tough One
 1966 Hired Killer (story and screenplay - as Frank Shannon)
 1964 Cover Girls (writer)
 1964 The Road to Fort Alamo (screenplay - as Charles Price)
 1963 Evil Eye (screenplay collaboration)
 1963 Women of the World (Documentary) (writer - as Francesco Prosperi)
 1961 Hercules in the Haunted World (story and screenplay)
 1961 The Wonders of Aladdin (adaptation)
 1961 Slave of Rome
 1950 Né de père inconnu (adaptation)
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Alternate Names:

Charles Price | Francesco Prosperi | Francisco Prosperi | Franco E. Prosperi | Frank Shannon

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