Gennaro Righelli

Gennaro Righelli (12 December 1886 – 6 January 1949) was an Italian film director, screenwriter and actor.[1] He directed more than 110 films in Italy and Germany between 1910 and 1947. In 1930, he directed the first Italian sound film, The Song of Love.[2] He was married to the film star Maria Jacobini who he frequently cast in his films.

Gennaro Righelli
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Born(1886-12-12)12 December 1886
Salerno, Italy
Died6 January 1949(1949-01-06) (aged 62)
Rome, Italy
OccupationFilm director
Years active1910–1947

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  1. ^ "Gennaro Righelli". MyMovies. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Cinema Italia". BFI. Archived from the original on 26 September 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2010.

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