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Occupation  Director
Name  Piero Pierotti

Role  Director
Died  May 4, 1970, Rome, Italy
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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

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Piero Pierotti (1 January 1912 - 4 May 1970), was an Italian director, screenwriter and journalist.


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.

Selected filmography

Director and screenwriter
  • The Pirate and the Slave Girl (1959)
  • Marco Polo (1961)
  • A Queen for Caesar (1962)
  • Hercules and the Masked Rider (1963)
  • The Avenger of Venice (1964)
  • Hercules Against Rome (1964)
  • Hercules and the Treasure of the Incas (1964)
  • Giant of the Evil Island (1965)
  • Screenwriter
  • Street of the Five Moons (1942)
  • Guai ai vinti (1954)
  • The White Angel (1955)
  • The Intruder (1956)
  • The Witch's Curse (1962)
  • Rome Against Rome (1964)
  • Super Seven Calling Cairo (1965)
  • References

    Piero Pierotti Wikipedia