Thursday, June 21, 2018

RIP Maria Rohm

Austrian actress Maria Rohm passed away in Toronto, Canada on June 18th. She was 72. Rohm started her acting career at the very young age, working at the famous Viennese Burgtheatre as a child actor from the age of 4 through 13. She continued her theatrical work until the age of 18 when she auditioned for British film producer, Harry Alan Towers, whom she would later marry. Working with Towers she became famous for appearing in a number of films directed by Jesús Franco in the late 1960s. She remained married to film producer Harry Alan Towers from 1964 until his death in 2009. She retired from acting since 1976, and continued to produce independent films. Rohm appeared as Mercedes in the 1972 Euro-western “Call of the Wild” starring Charlton Heston.

First Day of Summer 2018

New Blu-ray Release


Director: E.B. Clucher
Starring: Terence Hill, Ross Hill, Robert Vaughn

Country: Germany
Label: NewKSM
Region: B
Language: Audio 2.0 – German, English, Italian
Subtitles: German
Format: High Definition (1.66:1) - 1080p
Running time: 89 minutes
Extras: Trailer, Photo Gallery, 2 postcards

Special Birthdays

Joaquin Blanco (actor) would have been 80 today, he died in 2011.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Who Are Those Gals? Angela Cavo

Italian film, radio, TV actress Angela Cavo, graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art "Silvio d'Amico" of Rome, debuted in Iorio di Iorio with the company Proclemer - Albertazzi in 1957. She appeared as an actress in “Ricorda con rabbia” and in “Jeannete” under the direction of Gian Carlo Sbragia where she won the Noce d'Oro theater award for best performances for these two performances. There were numerous dramatic and brilliant theatrical interpretations among which she is remembered for: “Il malato immaginario” with Turi Ferro, “Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore” again with Turri Ferro and Carla Gravina directed by Gian Carlo Cobelli, “Rosa” directed by Mario Monicelli and “Processo ad Oreste” with Vittorio Gassmann. Angela joined the Theater Company of Macario as a first class actress working in various shows including: “Finestre sul Po”, “Finestre sul Po”, “Questi poveri ricchi”, “Vedovella e scapoloni” and “Le miserie” directed by Giacomo Colli at the Teatro Stabile di Torino. She also appeared on several television and radio shows. Cavo has also worked as a voice actor for the major production companies.

CAVO, Angela [193?, Italy -     ] – film, TV, voice actress.
4 Bullets for Joe – 1964 (Helen)

Special Birthdays

Richard Wyler (actor) would have been 95 today, he died in 2010.

Martin Landau (actor) would have been 90 today, he died in 2017.

Brett Halsey (actor) is 85 today.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Recent Book Release

Le chiamavano colonne sonore. Golden 70's
(author Franco Micalizzi)

Country: Italy
Publisher: Viola Editrice
Language: Italian
Pages: 156
ISBN-10: 8898866690
ISBN-13: 978-8898866694
Released: June 5, 2017

With Le chiamavano colonne sonore. Golden 70's "They called them Soundtracks - Golden 70s" the author takes us by the hand and leads us on a journey that intertwines with some of the most significant events of recent decades; it guides us through a journey that lasts a lifetime and marks every gesture, from his triumphs to his most bitter disappointments, without ever stopping and without renouncing to experiment. In this book Franco Micalizzi - author, musician, composer, successful author and innovator - puts order among his memories, through the images, the colors, and above all the sounds of half a century of History.