|Name Giorgio Ferroni|
Role Film director
|Spouse Nada Fiorelli|
|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
FFF2019 Movie Talk #2 (Giorgio Ferroni)
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.
Life and career
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.