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Giorgio Papi (1917-2002) was an Italian film producer and production manager.

Giorgio Papi
Born1917
Died2002 (aged 84–85)
OccupationFilm producer and production manager
ChildrenMaria Ludovica Papi
RelativesPier Giorgio Palladino

He met Orson Welles in the set of Black Magic (1949), where he was the head of production, and they worked in Othello (1951).[1]

He produced along Arrigo Colombo Per un pugno di dollari (1964).[2] Both hired Sergio Leone to direct the film with a budget of 200.000 dollars.[3] In 1964 they founded Jolly Film,[4] and they produced Duello nel Texas (1963),[5] and Ad ogni costo (1967), between others.[6]

He was member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972.[7]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Anile, Alberto (25 September 2013). Perryman, Marcus (ed.). Orson Welles in Italy. Indiana University Press. p. 128. ISBN 9780253010414.
  2. ^ Paloscia, Fulvio (27 July 2014). "Quando 50 anni fa al Supercinema Firenze impose Sergio Leone". La Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  3. ^ Torre, Franco (30 June 2014). "El Oeste no es lugar para guapos". La Opinión de Zamora (in Spanish). Prensa Ibérica. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  4. ^ Calapà, Giampiero (18 May 2014). "Per un pugno di dollari, ecco come il film di Sergio Leone è diventato leggenda". Il Fatto Quotidiano (in Italian). Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  5. ^ Lucini, Gianni (21 August 2017). "L'ultimo western italiano prima di Leone". Daily Green (in Italian). Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  6. ^ Paul, Louis (8 June 2015). Italian Horror Film Directors. McFarland Publishing. p. 323. ISBN 9780786487493.
  7. ^ "Giorgio PAPI". Festival de Cannes. Retrieved 2 May 2019.

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