Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Remembering Gino De Santis

Gino De Santis was born on November 20, 1912 in Lecce, Italy. Gino at first worked as a journalist and then turned to writing film stories and scripts in Rome. He worked on over 30 films form “L'imperatore di Capri” in 1949 to “A Ghentar si muore facile” in 1967 and was sometimes credited as Gino De Sanctis. Most of his writings were for drama, but he also wrote for many other genres including one Euro-western “Bullets and Flesh” (1964) directed by Marino Girolami and starring Rod Cameron. De Santis retired from the industry in 1967 and passed away in Rome on September 13, 2001. Today we remember Gino De Santis on what would have been his 100th birthday.

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