Massimo Dallamano

Massimo Dallamano (April 17, 1917 – November 4, 1976), sometimes credited as Max Dillman, Max Dillmann or Jack Dalmas, was an Italian director and director of photography.

Massimo Dallamano
Born(1917-04-17)April 17, 1917
DiedNovember 4, 1976(1976-11-04) (aged 59)
Rome, Lazio, Italy
OccupationFilm director, cinematographer, screenwriter

Life and careerEdit

Born in Milan, Dallamano began in the 1940s as cameraman for documentaries and commercials, and after the war he became a cinematographer, specializing in adventure films.[1] Credited as Jack Dalmas he was the cinematographer on Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and For a Few Dollars More (1965).[1]

In 1967 he made his directorial debut with another spaghetti western, Bandidos. He went on to direct a dozen more films, including poliziotteschi, giallo films and erotic dramas. His films include Dorian Gray (1970), What Have You Done to Solange? (1972), What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974) and The Night Child (1975).[1]

In 1976 Dallamano died at age 59 in a car accident shortly after the end of production on Quelli della Calibro 38.[2][3]

Select filmographyEdit

Title Year Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Director Screenwriter Cinematographer Other
Herod the Great 1959 Yes [4][5]
The Cossacks 1960 Yes [6]
Constantine and the Cross 1961 Yes [6]
Pontius Pilate 1962 Yes [7]
A Fistful of Dollars 1964 Yes [8]
Bullets Don't Argue Yes [9][10]
For a Few Dollars More 1965 Yes [11]
Bandidos 1967 Yes [12][13][14]
Venus in Furs 1969 Yes [15]
Dorian Gray 1970 Yes Yes [16]
What Have You Done to Solange? 1972 Yes Yes [17]
Super Bitch 1973 Yes Yes [18]
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? 1974 Yes Yes [19][20]
The Cursed Medallion 1975 Yes [21]
Colt 38 Special Squad 1976 Yes Yes [22]
Rings of Fear 1978 Yes [23]

SourcesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 88-04-57277-9.
  2. ^ Marco Giusti. Stracult. Dizionario dei film italiani. Frassinelli, 2004.
  3. ^ Jane, Ian (June 22, 2006). "Colt 38 Special Squad". DVD Talk.
  4. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 98.
  5. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 99.
  6. ^ a b Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 41.
  7. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 130.
  8. ^ Curti 2016, p. 192.
  9. ^ "Die letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo". Filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  10. ^ "Las pistolas no discuten [Le pistole non discutono] (1964)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it (in Italian). Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  11. ^ Curti 2016, p. 193.
  12. ^ Grant 2011, p. 443.
  13. ^ Grant 2011, p. 444.
  14. ^ "Bandidos (1967)". Archiviodelcinemaitaliano.it. Retrieved February 14, 2020.
  15. ^ "Venus im Pelz". Filmportal.de (in German). Archived from the original on February 4, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  16. ^ "Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray". Filmportal.de (in German). Archived from the original on February 4, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  17. ^ "Das Geheimnis der grünen Stecknadel". Filmportal.de (in German). Archived from the original on November 30, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  18. ^ Curti 2013, p. 101.
  19. ^ Curti 2013, p. 124.
  20. ^ Curti 2013, p. 125.
  21. ^ Curti 2017, p. 144.
  22. ^ Curti 2013, p. 165.
  23. ^ "https://www.filmportal.de/en/movie/orgie-des-todes_ea43d4a78fc05006e03053d50b37753d". Filmportal.de (in German). Archived from the original on February 20, 2019. Retrieved February 19, 2019. External link in |title= (help)

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