Tuesday, December 20, 2016

RIP Aldo Florio

Italian director, screenwriter Aldo Florio died today in Rome. He would have been 91 on January 3rd. Florio started in the film industry as an assistant director with 1955’s  “I quattro del getto tonante” directed by Fernando Cerchio. Born in Sora, Lazio, Italy on January 3, 1925 he would go on to direct two of the Eruo-westerns small gems “5 Giants from Texas” (1966) with Guy Madison and “Dead Men Ride” which he also wrote the screenplay with Fabio Testi. He also wrote the screenplay for the futuristic Euro-western “2020 Texas Gladiators” (1982)

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