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Mario Camerini (6 February 1895 – 4 February 1981) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

Mario Camerini
Born(1895-02-06)6 February 1895
Died4 February 1981(1981-02-04) (aged 85)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1920–1972

The cousin of Augusto Genina, he made the most well-known films in Italy during the 1930s,most of them comedies starring Vittorio De Sica. He directed about 50 films till 1972, among which Ulysses with American stars Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn, one of the first Europe/U.S.A. film coproductions. He died in 1981 in Gardone Rivera, Italy.

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  1. ^ Thompson, Howard, "Bride for a Night (1952) Italian Import, 'Wife for a Night,' Opens". The New York Times. 12 June 1958. Retrieved 22 December 2010.

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