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Carlo Ponti Dies

Post by nuccia » 18 Jan 2007, 02:24

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Carlo Ponti
Birth: Dec. 11, 1912
Death: Jan. 10, 2007

Motion Picture Producer. A native of Magenta, Italy, he produced some of the most prestigious and influential films in Italian cinema. He also he worked in France, England, and United States, where he was probably best remembered for the production of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965). In a career that spanned over 40 years, Ponti produced some 150 films. They include "Anna" (1951), "Europa'51" (1952), "Dovè la Libertà?..." (1954), "La Strada" (1956), "War and Peace" (1956), "Boccaccio 70" (1962), "Blow Up" (1966), "I Girasoli" (1970), and "Flesh for Frankenstein" (1973). He was married to actress Sophia Loren from 1957 until his death. (bio by: Claude)

Cimitero di Magenta
Lombardia, Italy

Record added: Jan 10 2007
By: Claude

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