Giuseppe Accattino was born on September 28, 1914 in
Genoa, Liguria, Italy. Giuseppe Accattino studied for a degree in architecture
at the Academy of Fine Arts, the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome.
After a making few documentaries that are now considered lost, he founded after
the Second World War, the film production company SILA (Società Italiana Lanci
Artistici), with which he in 1949 made his only feature film the Euro-western “Buffalo
Bill in Rome” which he directed, wrote and produced. The film, in which he used
his girlfriend Elly Starr was, but the critics panned his effort. and until
1951 (and again in 1953) awarded. Another planned project failed.
Accattino died in Rome on April 20, 1979.
Today we remember Giuseppe Accattino on what would have
been his 100th birthday.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.