Edoardo Anton

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Edoardo Anton
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Born Edoardo Antonelli
7 January 1910 (1910-01-07)
Rome, Italy
Died 11 May 1986 (1986-05-12) (aged 76)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Director, screenwriter

Edoardo Anton (7 January 1910 - 11 May 1986) was an Italian screenwriter and film director.


Born in Rome as Edoardo Antonelli, Anton was the son of the playwright and journalist Luigi Antonelli.[1] He entered the cinema industry in mid-thirties and soon became a prolific screenwriter specialized in comedy films.[1] His work as filmmaker is marginal, mainly confined to the co-direction of a few international co-productions;[1] the only work entirely attributable to him is Il lupo della frontiera.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


Year Title Notes
1941 The Adventuress from the Floor Above
1941 Princess Cinderella
1942 Bengasi
1942 Headlights in the Fog
1950 I falsari
1952 Io, Amleto
1953 Saluti e baci
1955 Il coraggio
1955 The Sign of Venus
1956 Toto, Peppino, and the Hussy
1956 Totò, Peppino e i fuorilegge
1957 Husbands in the City
1958 Girls for the Summer
1958 Mogli pericolose
1959 The Beautiful Legs of Sabrina
1959 Le sorprese dell'amore
1959 Uncle Was a Vampire
1960 Gentlemen Are Born
1960 Robin Hood and the Pirates
1961 Romulus and the Sabines


Year Title Notes
1949 The Glass Mountain
1951 Il lupo della frontiera


  1. ^ a b c d Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. p. 28. ISBN 8884401712. 

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