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Franca Scagnetti

Post by Ciavazzaro » 29/08/2018, 8:42

Franca Scagnetti in Morte sospetta di una minorenne (1975)

Morte Sospetta - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Here we celebrate the most famous generica of the all italian cinema: Franca Scagnetti.

She was born in Rome on May 17, 1924, and lived all her life in Via Gregorio IX, where she was an housewife. She entered in the world of entertainment in the past forty years as an extra and she often participates with very modest roles, more often with a "figurazione speciale" (an extra with some lines of speech), in all to over a hundred movies.

Her characteristic roman sympathy and his abundant figure typical of the middle-aged woman of popular extraction, contribute to increase her fame to the point that over the years has become more important than many actresses of her period.

After thirty years of career, in the late nineties, also forgotten by relatives and in serious economic difficulties, she appeared as a guest in an episode of the Rai TV program "Domenica In": interviewed by Mara Venier, she asked, in tears, "to give her a part" for her own subsistence.

The late revaluation of his spontaneous art and the affection for her figure, takes place with some participation in the fictions Casa Vianello (1998), Don Matteo (1999) and Un medico in famiglia (1998-99). She left on 1 November 1999, a few months after her last movie, Regina Coeli (1999).

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FILMOGRAPHY

1970
  1. Ehi amigo... sei morto! (uncredited) .... Nathaniel's wife

    1971
  2. In nome del popolo italiano (uncredited) .... Concierge
  3. Trastevere (credited) .... A 'trasteverina'

    1972
  4. Girolimoni, il mostro di Roma (uncredited) .... Woman in the angry crowd
  5. I familiari delle vittime non saranno avvertite (uncredited) .... Don Faiena's maid
  6. Il sindacalista (uncredited) .... Worker
  7. Le avventure di Pinocchio (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Laundress
  8. Lo scopone scientifico (credited) .... Pasqualina, the maid

    1973
  9. Anche gli angeli mangiano fagioli (uncredited) .... Mourning woman
  10. Bella, ricca, lieve difetto fisico, cerca anima gemella (uncredited) .... Nun
  11. Giovannona coscialunga disonorata con onore (uncredited) .... Matilde, the maid
  12. La mano nera (uncredited) .... Woman who finds a corpse in the trash can
  13. Mordi e fuggi (unredited) .... Woman in autogrill
  14. Sessomatto (credited) .... Grazia's mother (segment: "Viaggio di nozze")
  15. Tutti per uno... botte per tutti (uncredited) .... Circus member

    1974
  16. Abbasso tutti, viva noi (credited) .... Rosa, the maid
  17. Bello come un arcangelo (credited) .... Nun
  18. Fischia il sesso (credited) .... Mother
  19. Le scomunicate di San Valentino (uncredited) .... Nun
  20. Permettete signora che ami vostra figlia? (uncredited) .... Hotelier
  21. Profumo di donna (uncredited) .... Nursing nun
  22. Sesso in testa (uncredited) .... Prostitute
  23. Zorro (uncredited) .... Woman cleaning tables

    1975
  24. Ah sí? E io lo dico a Zzzorro! (uncredited) .... Cook
  25. A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (uncredited) .... Tina Candela's neighbour
  26. Attenti al buffone (uncredited) .... Slaughterhouse worker
  27. Due cuori, una cappella (uncredited) .... Neighbor
  28. L'anatra all'arancia (uncredited) .... Advertising ballet woman in costume
  29. Lo sgarbo (uncredited) .... Casino player
  30. Morte sospetta di una minorenne (uncredited) .... Giannino's mother
  31. Roma violenta (uncredited) .... Woman on the bus
  32. Son tornate a fiorire le rose (uncredited) .... Woman in road
  33. Ultimo tango a Zagarol (uncredited) .... Dancer at the dance hall

    1976
  34. Cuore di cane (uncredited) .... Tavern guest
  35. Febbre da cavallo (uncredited) .... Train passenger
  36. Il comune senso del pudore (uncredited) .... Waitress
  37. Paura in città (uncredited) .... Concierge
  38. Poliziotti violenti (uncredited) .... One of the angry women attacking the muggers
  39. Roma l'altra faccia della violenza (uncredited) .... Woman who blocks the road for the police
  40. Sorbole... che romagnola (credited) .... Fat wife at meeting

    1977
  41. Casotto (uncredited) .... Woman at the beach
  42. Il mostro (uncredited) .... Concierge
  43. Pane, burro e marmellata (credited) .... Caterina Ciccetti, the housekeeper
  44. Per amore di Poppea (uncredited) .... Sutler
  45. Ritornano quelli della calibro 38 (uncredited) .... Woman
  46. Suspiria (credited) …. The cook at the dance academy
  47. Taxi Girl (uncredited) .... Arab woman

    1978
  48. Avere vent'anni (uncredited) .... Woman on the street
  49. Porca società (credited) …. Mother of Paolo
  50. Tanto va la gatta al lardo - segment "Fuga nella valigia" (uncredited) .... Maria's mother
  51. Tutto suo padre (uncredited) .... Woman at Adalgisa's deathbed

    1979
  52. Aragosta a colazione (uncredited) .... Porter
  53. Gardenia il giustiziere della male (uncredited) .... Cleaning lady in the airport toilets
  54. Giallo napoletano (uncredited) .... Asylum patient
  55. La venere d'Ille (TV) (uncredited) .... Wedding guest
  56. Lo scugnizzo (uncredited) .... Woman watching the street musicians
  57. Scusi, lei è normale? (uncredited) .... Landlady

    1980
  58. Arrivano i gatti (credited) .... Tv porter
  59. Café Express (uncredited) .... Train passenger who uses the toilet
  60. Mia moglie è una strega .... Maid
  61. Zucchero, miele e peperoncino (uncredited) .... Mother of the kidnapped girl

    1981
  62. I carabbimatti (uncredited) .... Fallen woman at the cinema
  63. Il berretto a sonagli (credited) .... Neighbor
  64. Il contratto (credited) .... Party guest
  65. Pierino contro tutti (uncredited) .... The bar's cashier
  66. Pierino il fichissimo (uncredited) .... Woman eating pasta
  67. Una vacanza del cactus (credited) .... Cook
  68. Un paio di scarpe per tanti chilometri (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... A mother waiting for the train

    1982
  69. Caligola... la storia mai raccontata (uncredited) .... Escaping Christian woman
  70. Monsignor (uncredited) .... Don Appolini's maid / Nun
  71. Sesso e volentieri - segment "Domenica in" (uncredited) .... Woman with hands blocked
  72. Sogni mostruosamente proibiti (uncredited) .... Party guest

    1983
  73. Acqua e sapone (uncredited) .... Woman at the window
  74. 'F.F.S.S.', cioè:... che mi hai portato a fare sopra a Posillipo se non mi vuoi più bene? (uncredited) .... Nun in tavern
  75. Il ras del quartiere (uncredited) .... Domingo's aunt
  76. Jenny (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Sleeping Italian woman on the train
  77. Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (TV mini series) (credited) .... The concierge
  78. Sapore di mare (uncredited) .... Woman on the beach
  79. Sfrattato cerca casa equo canone (uncredited) .... Woman who lives on the bus
  80. Vacanze di Natale (credited) .... Grandmother Marchetti

    1984
  81. I ragazzi di celluloide n. 2 (TV mini-series) (credited) .... Farmer-wife

    1985
  82. I soliti ignoti vent'anni dopo (credited) .... Erminia
  83. Mamma Ebe (uncredited) .... Woman in church

    1987
  84. Io e mia sorella (uncredited) .... Woman at the funeral
  85. Teresa (uncredited) .... Angry woman at the wedding party
  86. Turno di notte (TV series) - episode 2: "Heavy metal" (uncredited) .... Neighbor

    1988
  87. 32 dicembre - segment "I penultimi fuochi" (uncredited) .... Anna, one of the women that assists at Alfonso's humiliation
  88. Stradivari (uncredited) .... Passerby on the street
  89. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (uncredited) .... Woman in the crowd

    1989
  90. Ho vinto la lotteria di capodanno (uncredited) .... The portier

    1990
  91. Le comiche (uncredited) .... Wedding guest
  92. Occhio alla perestrojka (uncredited) .... Woman at the fair

    1992
  93. Ricky e Barabba (credited) .... Patient at the hospital

    1993
  94. Amami (credited) .... The dressmaker in the movie studio

    1995
  95. Pasolini - Un delitto italiano (credited) .... Woman at Idroscalo

    1996
  96. Dio vede e provvede (TV series - episode: "La lucciola" (credited) .... Lellina, a woman in the shop
  97. Escoriandoli (uncredited) .... Old lady at the funeral
  98. Il maresciallo Rocca (TV series) - episode 2: "Senso di colpa" (uncredited) .... Resident at retirement home

    1997
  99. Nuda proprietà vendesi (TV) (uncredited) .... Old woman in the window
  100. Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (TV) (credited) .... Old woman in the crowd

    1998
  101. Casa Vianello (TV series) - season 7, episode 10: "Doppia personalità" (credited) .... Old woman attacked by Raimondo
  102. Le ragazze di Piazza di Spagna (TV series) - episode 1 (uncredited) .... Marcello's grandmother
  103. Un medico in famiglia (TV series) - season 1, episode 42: "Grazie, dottor Lele!" (credited) .... Patient in the waiting room at USL

    1999
  104. Commesse (TV series) - episodes "Fiorenza" and "Paola" (uncredited) .... Maria
  105. Un medico in famiglia (TV series) - season 2, episode 7: "L'appartamento" (uncredited) .... Patient visited by Lele

    2000
  106. Don Matteo (TV series) - episode 8: "Il piccolo angelo" (credited) .... Witness
  107. Linda e il brigadiere (TV series) - episode "Delitto al teatro dell'opera" .... Racecourse onlooker (Pic missing)

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by Johan Melle » 03/09/2018, 21:43

Franca shows up everywhere, so we should be able to fill one page after another with pics from her movies, but let's start with these roles:

I familiari delle vittime non saranno avvertiti (1972) .... Don Faiena's maid (uncredited)
Crime Boss - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Anche gli angeli mangiano fagioli (1973) .... Mourning woman (uncredited)
Anche Gli Angeli - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Due cuori, una cappella (1975) .... Neighbor (credited)
Due Cuori - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Suspiria (1977) .... Cook at the dance academy (credited)
Suspiria - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Suspiria - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg
A small role but very memorable. The creepy scene with her and the little boy is one of the most inconic moments from this famous cult horror movie.


Scusi, lei è normale? (1979) .... Landlady (uncredited)
Scusi - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Una vacanza del cactus (1981) .... Cook (credited)
Vacanza Del Cactus - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Turno di notte (1987) (TV series) - episode 2: "Heavy metal" .... Neighbor (uncredited)
Turno Di Notte - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

And finally the biggest surprise of all. I never expected to find Franca Scagnetti in a Norwegian(!) production, but here she is (uncredited) in the Norwegian TV mini series Jenny (1983) with Liv Ullmann, shot on location in Italy! She's a woman on the train who has fallen asleep.
Jenny - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by Ciavazzaro » 03/09/2018, 21:51

Franca have so many roles, but we have to begin somehow. So let's begin with some comedies:

In Giovannona coscialunga disonorata con onore (1973) she is the maid of Vittorio Caprioli
Giovannona Coscialunga - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

And in Sessomatto (1973) together with Giancarlo Giannini
Sessomatto - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Let's continue with some crime movies: here as woman on the bus in the dramatic opening of Roma violenta (1975)
Roma Violenta - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

As asylum patient in Giallo napoletano (1979) pic by Johan
Napoletano - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

At the tavern in Cuore di cane (1976)
Cuore Di Cane - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Cuore Di Cane - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

Franca as wedding guest in La venere d'Ille (1979) (TV)
Venere D'Ille - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Venere D'Ille - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

And as maid in Mia moglie è una strega (1980)
Mia moglie è una strega (1980) 2.JPG

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by Ciavazzaro » 03/09/2018, 21:54

Sfrattato cerca casa equo canone (1983) As woman who lives in the bus
Sfrattato - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Credited in the TV mini series I ragazzi di celluloide n. 2 (1984)
Ragazzi Di Celluloide 2 - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Ragazzi Di Celluloide 2 - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

And some more recent roles: first as portier in Ho vinto la lotteria di capodanno (1989)
Ho Vinto La Lotteria - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

And to end a very nice role from the famous italian tv-series Casa Vianello, episode "Doppia personalità" (1998)

Our poor Franca have the misfortune to meet Raimondo Vianello who just turned into a monster after drinking a potion
Casa Vianello - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg

He pushed her into the staircase !
Casa Vianello - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg
Casa Vianello - Franca Scagnetti3.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by Ciavazzaro » 03/09/2018, 22:05

More roles for Franca:

Credited in Arrivano i gatti (1980) as tv porter
Arrivano I Gatti - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

Aragosta a colazione (1979) as porter
Aragosta Colazione - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

As prostitute in Sesso in testa (1974)
Sesso In Testa - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Nice uncredited role for Franca in Mordi e fuggi (1973) as woman in the autogrill who discovered that the terrorists do have a gun
Mordi E Fuggi - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

From I soliti ignoti vent'anni dopo (1985)
I Soliti - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
I Soliti - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

As nun in Bello come un arcangelo (1974)
Bello Arcangelo - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg

As woman in road in Son tornate a fiorire le rose (1975)
Son Tornate A Fiorire - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Son Tornate A Fiorire - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by carlos » 03/09/2018, 22:13

Western roles!

Ehi amigo... sei morto! (1970) as wife of Nathaniel - a nice but uncredited role
Ehi Amigo - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Ehi Amigo - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

Tutti per uno... botte per tutti (1973) circus member
Tutti Per Uno - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Zorro (Tessari, 1974) in the background cleaning tables
Zorro - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Ah sí? E io lo dico a Zzzorro! (1975) as the cook
Zzzorro - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by cinemaitaliano » 03/09/2018, 22:16

As a train passenger from Febbre da cavallo (1976) (uncredited)
Febbre Da Cavallo - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by vecchiaguardia » 03/09/2018, 22:19

Il sindacalista (1972)
Sindacalista - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by Johan Melle » 03/09/2018, 23:03

Franca's topic is now restored, which means it's time to add some new roles. We start with some from early in Franca's career:

Trastevere (1971) .... A 'trasteverina' (credited)
Trastevere - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

Lo scopone scientifico (1972) .... Pasqualina, the maid (credited) - very good speaking role for her
Lo Scopone - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Lo Scopone - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

Girolimoni, il mostro di Roma (1972) .... Woman in the angry crowd (uncredited)
Girolimoni - Franca Scagnetti.jpg

La mano nera (1973) .... Woman who finds a corpse in the trash can (uncredited)
Mano Nera - Franca Scagnetti1.jpg
Mano Nera - Franca Scagnetti2.jpg

And finally a late role in an international production shot in Italy.
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) .... Woman in the crowd (uncredited)
Adventures Baron Munchausen - Scagnetti.jpg

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Re: Franca Scagnetti

Post by Ciavazzaro » 03/09/2018, 23:09

Franca was really everywhere !

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