Name Piero Pierotti
Died May 4, 1970, Rome, Italy
|Born 1 January 1912 (1912-01) Pisa, Italy|
Movies Hercules Against Rome, A Queen for Caesar, Marco Polo, Hercules and the Masked, Beautiful But Dangerous
Similar People Alan Steel, Dina de Santis, Gianni Lorenzon, Wandisa Guida, Luciano Martino
Demolizione complesso "Marchesi", storia di un'opera mai compresa
Piero Pierotti (1 January 1912 - 4 May 1970), was an Italian director, screenwriter and journalist.
- Demolizione complesso Marchesi storia di unopera mai compresa
- Life and career
- Selected filmography
Life and career
Born in Pisa, Pierotti started his career as a journalist, working for La Nazione and Il Nuovo Corriere,and later founding the newspaper Corriere dell'Arno. After some amateur shorts, he moved to Rome where he enrolled in the courses of directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, graduating in 1939. Pierotti later started teaching direction at the University of Pisa, and at the same time he was also active as a documentarist and an assistant director, often collaborating with Raffaello Matarazzo.
Active as a screenwriter since 1955, in the late 1950s he made his directional debut with L'arciere nero and he then directed fifteen films until 1969, being mainly active in the adventure and peplum genres. He was sometimes credited as Peter E. Stanley.