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Pietro Francisci (1906–1977)

Pietro Francisci was born on September 9, 1906, in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, best known for Anthony of Padua (1949), Attila: Scourge of God (1954), Hercules (1958), and Hercules Unchained (1959). The three later pictures launched the very successful career of Joseph E. Levine as a presenter/producer of international films. ... See full bio »

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(age 70)

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(1960)
Star Pilot Director
(1966)
(1934)
(1950)

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 1966 Star Pilot
 1958 Hercules
 1954 Attila
 1945 Il cinema delle meraviglie (Short) (segments "Ritmi Nuovi", "Sui pattini a rotelle")
 1941 Edizione straordinaria (Documentary short)
 1938 The Eternal Fire (Documentary short)
 1934 Rhapsody in Rome (Documentary)
Show Show Writer (14 credits)
Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Production manager (2 credits)
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Became annoyed with Steve Reeves while filming the climax of Hercules (1958) because Reeves wasn't swinging the chains hard enough at the actors playing his enemies. Reeves said he didn't want to hurt the other actors, and Francisci told him, "If they don't get hurt, they don't get paid!" and told Reeves to swing as hard as he could. Reeves enjoyed telling this story over the years to fans and ... See more »

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