Amerigo Santarelli

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Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/08/2018, 21:52

Amerigo Santarelli in Gli fumavano le colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (1971)

Gli Fumavano - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Amerigo Santarelli is another great and very prolific generico, active from the 1940s until the early 1970s, especially in Peplum movies, but also in many westerns.

He was born as Americo Santarelli on 21 September 1910 in Rome (IT), and died 8 October 1971 in Rome (info from his great-nephew Mauro Santarelli).

FILMOGRAPHY

1954
  1. Amori di mezzo secolo (uncredited) .... Superstitious soldier (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
  2. Giorni d'amore (uncredited) .... Oreste's friend

    1955
  3. Gli innamorati (uncredited) .... Neighborhood man

    1956
  4. Helen of Troy (uncredited) .... Ship's drummer

    1957
  5. Poveri ma belli (uncredited) .... Bartender at the beach bar

    1958
  6. Afrodite, dea dell'amore (uncredited) .... Slave guardian
  7. I soliti ignoti (uncredited) .... Inmate at the parlor

    1959
  8. Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (uncredited) .... Man in police station
  9. I cavalieri del diavolo (uncredited) .... Torturer

    1960
  10. Cartagine in fiamme (uncredited) .... Soldier
  11. Gli amori di Ercole (uncredited) .... Torturer
  12. Teseo contro il minotauro (uncredited) .... Torturer

    1961
  13. Barabbas (uncredited) .... Gladiator
  14. I magnifici tre (uncredited) .... Fight manager

    1962
  15. Boccaccio '70 (uncredited) .... Worker (segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio")

    1963
  16. Totò e Cleopatra (uncredited) .... Senator
  17. Zorro contro Maciste (uncredited) .... Tavern fighter

    1964
  18. 00-2 agenti segretissimi (uncredited) .... American agent
  19. Il ribelle di Castelmonte (uncredited) .... Torturer
  20. Maciste nelle miniere del re Salomone (uncredited) .... Torturer
  21. Totò contro il pirata nero (uncredited) .... Pirate

    1965
  22. A 008 operazione sterminio (uncredited) .... Kemp's henchman
  23. Due marines e un generale (uncredited) .... Stage worker
  24. La sfida dei giganti (uncredited) .... Prison guard

    1966
  25. La Bibbia (uncredited) .... Sinful man
  26. Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (TV series) - episode: "Non si uccidono i poveri diavoli" (uncredited) .... Man in the park
  27. Le spie vengono dal semifreddo (uncredited) .... Henchman of Goldfoot
  28. Superargo contro Diabolikus (uncredited) .... Henchman

    1967
  29. Bandidos (uncredited) .... Barkeeper
  30. Con lui cavalca la morte (uncredited) .... Cook
  31. I giorni dell'ira (uncredited) .... Roulette player
  32. Indomptable Angélique / L'indomabile Angelica (uncredited) .... Head-guard on the ship
  33. La più grande rapina del west (uncredited) .... Townsman
  34. Le streghe (uncredited) .... Man at the stadium (segment "Una sera come le altre")
  35. Operazione San Pietro (uncredited) .... Mechanic

    1968
  36. ... e venne il tempo di uccidere (uncredited) .... Pedro, the cantina bartender
  37. Il dolce corpo di Deborah (uncredited) .... Audience at the boxing match
  38. Niente rose per OSS 117 (uncredited) .... Henchman at the concert

    1969
  39. E dio disse a Caino (uncredited) .... Blacksmith
  40. Ehi amico... c'è Sabata, hai chiuso! (uncredited) .... Stengel sentry
  41. Fellini Satyricon (uncredited) .... Man at the feast
  42. Franco, ciccio e il pirata Barbanera (uncredited) .... Headhunter's tribe chief

    1970
  43. F.B.I. Francesco Bertolazzi Investigatore (TV series) - episode 6: "Getto della spugna" (credited) .... Tombolini, also known as Tontolini
  44. Una nuvola di polvere... un grido di morte... arriva Sartana (uncredited) .... Prison guard

    1971
  45. Detenuto in attesa di giudizio (uncredited) .... Prisoner mopping the floor
  46. Gli fumavano le colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (credited) .... Barman
  47. Il corsaro nero (uncredited) .... Pirate
  48. Il segno del comando (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Street spectator
  49. Testa t'ammazzo, croce... sei morto - Mi chiamano Alleluja (uncredited) .... Cookie, Fortune henchman and cook
  50. Uomo avvisato mezzo ammazzato... parola di Spirito Santo (credited) .... One of Spirito Santo's recruits

    1972
  51. Roma (uncredited) .... Restaurant diner

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:29

Amerigo have a very nice and very important role in the TV series F.B.I. - Francesco Bertolazzi Invesitagore episode 6: "Getto della spugna" (1970), as Tombolini a corrupt ex-boxfighter

FBI - Amerigo Santarelli1.jpg
FBI - Amerigo Santarelli2.jpg
FBI - Amerigo Santarelli3.jpg
FBI - Amerigo Santarelli4.jpg

Another great role as man watching Silvana Mangano's strip at the stadium in Le streghe (1967).
Together with Veriano Ginesi, he begin to be so excited by seeing Silvana stripping,that he kiss Veriano !!!
Le Streghe - Amerigo Santarelli1.jpg
Le Streghe - Amerigo Santarelli2.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:41

More roles!

First in Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (1959) - pic from eurobis
Audace Colpo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg


Soldier in Cartagine in fiamme (1960) - pic from Johan
Cartagine In Fiamme - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Worker in Boccaccio '70 (1962) - segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio"
Boccaccio 70 - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Totò contro il pirata nero (1964) - from eurobis
Toto Pirata Nera - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

With Veriano Ginesi as a stage worker in Due marines e un generale (1965)
Due Marines Generale - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:46

And again with Veriano, as henchman in Le spie vengono dal semifreddo (1966) - pic from eurobis
Spie Vengono Semifreddo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Superargo contro Diabolikus (1966) again henchman - pics from Johan
Superargo - Amerigo Santarelli1.jpg
Superargo - Amerigo Santarelli2.jpg

Pirate in Il corsaro nero (1971) - pic from Johan
Corsaro Nero - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by carlos » 31/08/2018, 15:52

He made a lot of westerns. Here are a few I have pics for:

Uomo avvisato mezzo ammazzato... parola di Spirito Santo (1971) credited as one of Spirito Santo's recruits
Uomo Avvisato - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Testa t'ammazzo, croce... sei morto - Mi chiamano Alleluja (1971) uncredited as Cookie, Fortune henchman and cook
Testa Tammazzo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

E dio disse a Caino (1969) uncredited as blacksmith
E Dio Disse - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Ehi amico... c'è Sabata, hai chiuso! (1969) uncredited as a Stengel sentry
Ehi Amico - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Bandidos (1967) uncredited as barkeeper
Bandidos - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by carlos » 31/08/2018, 15:57

Una nuvola di polvere... un grido di morte... arriva Sartana (1970) prison guard
Una Nuvole Di Polvere - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

...e venne il tempo di uccidere (1968) uncredited as Pedro the cantina bartender
E Venne Il Tempo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Con lui cavalca la morte (1967) hotel cook (uncredited)
Con Lui Cavalca - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

I giorni dell'ira (1967) roulette player (uncredited)
Giorni Dell'Ira - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Il ribelle di Castelmonte (1964) torturer (uncredited)
Ribelle Di Castelmonte - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Zorro contro Maciste (1963) as a tavern fighter
Zorro Contro Maciste - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by vecchiaguardia » 31/08/2018, 15:58

Great face! Here he is in I soliti ignoti (1958):

I Soliti Ignoti - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 16:40

As mentioned by Ciavazzaro, Amerigo Santarelli was particularly active in peplum films and (just like his friend Veriano Ginesi) he was very often used to play the role of the torturer. Here are three examples - all uncredited:

I cavalieri del diavolo (1959)
Cavalieri Del Diavolo - Santarelli1.jpg

Gli amori di Ercole (1960)
Gli Amori Di Ercole - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Maciste nelle miniere del re Salomone (1964)
Maciste Miniere - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

But he wasn't always the torturer. Here he's a senator in Totò e Cleopatra (1963)
Toto Cleopatra - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

And as a prison guard in La sfida dei giganti (1965)
La Sfida Dei Giganti - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 16:45

Typical henchman role for Amerigo in A 008 operazione sterminio (1965)
Operazione Sterminio - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

And here are two very brief and uncredited television roles.

First with Lina Alberti in the TV series Le inchieste del commissario Maigret - episode: "Non si uccidono i poveri diavoli" (1966)
Maigret - Lina Alberti1.jpg

And here very briefly as a street spectator in the famous Il segno del comando (1971)
Segno Del Comando - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

And here in one of his final films as a prisoner mopping the floor in Detenuto in attesa di giudizio (1971)
Detenuto In Attesa - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 16:51

A nice early role for Amerigo in Giorni d'amore (1954)
Giorni D'Amore - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Another early and very brief role as a soldier scared of a black cat in Amori di mezzo secolo (1954)
Amori Mezzo Secolo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

It's also important to note that Amerigo appeared in many, many fotoromanzi, but the most prestigious one is surely "Sei nata per me", published in Grand Hotel from N. 719 (2 April 1960) to N. 744 (24 September 1960).

Here, Amerigo appears in a wonderful role as a gangster (and, once again, together with Veriano Ginesi)
Sei Nata Per Me Credits.jpg

Sei Nata Per Me - Ginesi + Santarelli.jpg

Sei Nata Per Me - Santarelli1.jpg

Sei Nata Per Me - Santarelli2.jpg

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