Vittorio Salerno in Conversation (Part 1)

Best known for the crime features No, The Case is Happily Resolved starring Enzo Cerusico and Riccardo Cucciolla and Fango Bollente (The Savage Three) starring Joe Dallesandro and brother Enrico Maria Salerno. For the most part, Vittorio carved his own path in the industry and, initially working closely with screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi, he directed one … Continue reading Vittorio Salerno in Conversation (Part 1)

Jailbirds/Avanzi di Galera (1955)

Released in 1955, director Vittorio Cottafavi tales of life after prison is structured as an anthology with three self-contained stories, each one describing the trials and tribulations of a recently discharged prisoner, the jailbirds of the title. The second episode is probably most notable for its plot which bears some similarity to Fernando Di Leo's … Continue reading Jailbirds/Avanzi di Galera (1955)