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Giorgio Ferroni

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Name  Giorgio Ferroni
Role  Film director
Spouse  Nada Fiorelli

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Born  April 12, 1908Perugia, Italy
Other names  Calvin Jackson Padget Calvin J. Padget
Occupation  Film director, film editor, screenwriter
Died  August 17, 1981, Rome, Italy
Movies  Blood for a Silver Dollar, Mill of the Stone Women, Night of the Devils, The Trojan Horse, For a Few Extra Dollars
Similar People  Giuliano Gemma, Giorgio Stegani, Nello Pazzafini, Pierre Cressoy, Gordon Scott

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Giorgio Ferroni (April 12, 1908 - August 17, 1981), sometimes credited as Calvin Jackson Padget or Calvin J. Padget, was an Italian film director, film editor and a screenwriter.


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Life and career

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Born in Perugia, Ferroni started in the mid 1930s as documentary director and assistant director of Gennaro Righelli, then he debuted as director in 1937, specializing in adventure films. After the war he directed a couple of neorealist films, Pian delle stelle and Tombolo, paradiso nero.

Later Ferroni was very active in swords-and-sandals films, achieved critical attention for the horror Mill of the Stone Women and success with a series of spaghetti westerns starring Giuliano Gemma.

Selected filmography

  • The Thrill of the Skies (1940)
  • Il fanciullo del West (1943)
  • Macario Against Zagomar (1944)
  • Mill of the Stone Women (1960)
  • The Trojan Horse (1961)
  • The Bacchantes (1961)
  • Coriolanus: Hero without a Country (1963)
  • Hercules vs. Moloch (1963)
  • Hero of Rome (1964)
  • The Lion of Thebes (1964)
  • Blood for a Silver Dollar (1965)
  • For a Few Extra Dollars (1966)
  • Secret Agent Super Dragon (1966)
  • Wanted (1967)
  • The Battle of El Alamein (1969)
  • The Scalawag Bunch (1971)
  • The Night of the Devils (1972)
  • Who Breaks... Pays (1975)
  • References

    Giorgio Ferroni Wikipedia