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Otello Martelli

Otello Martelli

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Also Known As: Died: February 20, 2000
Born: May 10, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Italy Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Variety Lights (1965) as Director of Photography
2.
Tre Volti, I (1965) as Director Of Photography ("Gli Amanti Celebri," "Latin Lover")
3.
Boccaccio '70 (1962) as Photog for "The Raffle"
An anthology of three adult tales by three leading Italian directors--a billboard photo of a scantily clad, sexy woman comes to life to torment the local censor; a lottery is held in which the prize is to spend the night with a beautiful woman; a wealthy husband spends much of his money on prostitutes.
4.
Il bidone (1962) as Director of Photography
Aging small-time con man Augusto, who swindles peasants, works with two younger men: Roberto, who wants to become the Italian Johnny Ray, and Bruno, nicknamed Picasso, who has a wife and daughter and wants to paint. Augusto avoids the personal entanglements, spending money at clubs seeking the good life. His attitude changes when he runs into his own daughter, whom he rarely sees, and realizes she's now a young woman and in need of his help to continue her studies. His usual partners are away, so he goes in with others to run a swindle, and they aren't forgiving when he claims he's given the money back to their mark. They leave him beaten, robbed, and alone.
5.
Boccaccio '70 (1962) as Photog for "The Temptation of Dr. Antonio"
An anthology of three adult tales by three leading Italian directors--a billboard photo of a scantily clad, sexy woman comes to life to torment the local censor; a lottery is held in which the prize is to spend the night with a beautiful woman; a wealthy husband spends much of his money on prostitutes.
6.
La dolce vita (1961) as Director of Photography
A young writer gets initiated into the decadent lifestyle of Rome.
7.
The Law (1960) as Photography
A cook turns to theft so she and her lover can marry.
8.
Woman Of The River (1958) as Director Of Photography
When peasant girl Nives (Sophia Loren) is deserted by smuggler Gino Lodi (Rik Battaglia), she betrays him to the police. Police officer Enzo Cinti (Gerard Oury), who loves Nives, traces her to the Po River cane-fields, where she is working as a cutter to support herself and an infant son, and warns her that Gino has escaped from prison and is seeking revenge. She rejects his offer to protect her. Gino finds Nives, mourning the drowning death of their son. He surrenders himself to the police and then walks at Nives' side in the funeral procession.
9.
This Angry Age (1958) as Director of Photography
10.
Gold of Naples, The (1957) as Director Of Photography
Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing her husband's ring ; the funeral of a dead child ; the gambler Count Prospero B. defeated by a kid ; the unexpected and unusual wedding of Teresa, a prostitute ; the "professor" Ersilio Micci, a "wisdom seller".
11.
Guendalina (1957) as Director Of Photography
A teenage girl vacations in the Italian Riviera during the summer with her wealthy parents. But, as her parents bicker and contemplate divorce, the young girl finds love in the arms of handsome student.
12.
Fortuna di essere Donna, La (1956) as Cinematographer
Antonietta viene fotografata per caso e la sua foto finisce in copertina. Il suo fidanzato vuol far causa al giornale per questo, ma Antonietta decide di farsi conoscere e con l'aiuto di Corrado conosce un nobile e pensa di riuscire a farsi sposare, ma scopre che in realta F gia sposato ed il suo patrimonio F della moglie. Rinuncia ai suoi sogni di gloria e si accorge di amare ricambiata Corrado.
13.
War and Peace (1956) as Camera
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
14.
La Strada (1954) as Director Of Photography
A traveling strongman buys a peasant girl to be his wife and co-star.
15.
Siamo Donne (1953) as Cinematography (Prologue, "Il Pollo")
16.
I Vitelloni (1953) as Director Of Photography
Five friends struggle to escape the boredom of their provincial hometown in Italy.
17.
Anna (1951) as Cinematographer
18.
Variety Lights (1950) as Cinematographer
When a young woman of beauty and talent joins a provincial vaudeville troupe, they're suddenly playing to packed houses, and their aging comic Checco Dalmonte gets big ideas. He falls in love with the ingenue, Liliana, and ignores his companion of several years, Melina Amour. (She wants to marry Checco and she's saving to open a deli.) Also, believing he can be an impresario, he hires other actors and begins rehearsal for a revue that will star Liliana and himself. Liliana admires Checco, but she's being squired around town by Adelmo Conti, the assistant to the region's biggest impresario. Can Checco's new troupe hold onto Liliana, and how will Melina fare?
19.
Flowers of St. Francis (1950)
St. Francis of Assisi sends his followers into the world to spread God's word.
20.
Stromboli (1950) as Photography
A refugee marries a Sicilian fisherman but can't cope with the harshness of her new life.
21.
Riso Amaro (1949) as Cinematographer
A runaway thief joins a group of women picking rice.
22.
Paisà (1946) as Cinematographer
Short vignettes reveal the personal effects of the Allied invasion of Italy.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

23.
Golden Madonna, The (1949) as Photography
24.
Glass Mountain, The (1948) as Photography
25.
Allegri masnadieri (1937) as Photography
26.
Contessa di Parma, La (1937) as Photography
27.
Arma bianca (1936) as Photography
28.
Antenato, L' (1936) as Photography
29.
Ambasciatore, L' (1936) as Photography
30.
Bacio a fior d'acqua, Un (1936) as Photography
31.
Liberazione (1920) as Photography

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