Luciano Salce

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Luciano Salce
Born (1922-09-25)25 September 1922
Rome, Italy
Died 17 December 1989(1989-12-17) (aged 67)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian
Occupation Film director
Years active 1961-1988

Luciano Salce (Rome 25 September 1922 – Rome 17 December 1989) was an Italian film director and actor. His 1962 film Le pillole di Ercole was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.[1]

As a writer of pop music, he used the pseudonym Pilantra.



  • Andrea Pergolari, Verso la commedia. Momenti del cinema di Steno, Salce, Festa Campanile, Firenze Libri, Rome, 2002.
  • Andrea Pergolari, Emanuele Salce, Luciano Salce: Una vita spettacolare, Edilazio, Rome, 2009.


  1. ^ "Italian Comedy - The State of Things". Retrieved 2010-08-01. 

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