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Possible Little Blond With Braid ID

Post by Johan Melle » 28/03/2020, 15:06

Looking at the credited actresses in Decameron proibitissimo (Boccaccio mio statte zitto) (1972), there are two names I cannot put a face to: Cristina Perra and Leonora Vivaldi.

Now, one of these two must play Marcolfa, a pretty large role. She's supposed to be played by Leonora Vivaldi. Can anyone confirm that this is her?
Decameron Proibitissimo - Marcolfa1.jpg
Decameron Proibitissimo - Marcolfa2.jpg
Decameron Proibitissimo - Marcolfa3.jpg

If so, then that leaves us with the question of who Cristina Perra is. There aren't any other large unidentified female roles, but there is a handmaid named Francesca who has a large enough role that she just might be credited. Unfortunately, my copy isn't terribly good, but isn't the woman playing Francesca our "Little Blond with Braid"?
Decameron Proibitissimo - Francesca1.jpg
Decameron Proibitissimo - Francesca2.jpg
Decameron Proibitissimo - Francesca3.jpg
Decameron Proibitissimo - Francesca4.jpg
Decameron Proibitissimo - Francesca5.jpg

If so, could our generica be Cristina Perra? Mauro says that Cristina is also credited in the French version of Bluebeard (1972), so we need to know if our generica appears in that movie!

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Re: Possible Little Blond With Braid ID

Post by Emiliano » 28/03/2020, 15:12

I don't know Leonora Vivaldi but I think she can be found in her films. Obviously the blonde is our little blond! Maybe you did it!

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/03/2020, 15:30

This is the french version of Bluebeard which runs 1'52'00
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL7HVVxsrbA&t=2101s

In the french version she is credited as 2nd woman

But also of Bluebeard there is a very longer version the american one
https://ok.ru/video/230084250178

So we can now check Bluebeard !

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/03/2020, 15:36

For Eleonora Vivaldi i can't post the pic right now, but in Nucleo centrale investigativo she is credited as first seamstress
Here from minute 27 the first girl to talk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuDJ-O_kC_s&t=2403s
is she her ? if not she should be the other seamstress who did appear in the same scene

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Post by Johan Melle » 28/03/2020, 15:42

Ciavazzaro wrote:
28/03/2020, 15:36
For Eleonora Vivaldi i can't post the pic right now, but in Nucleo centrale investigativo she is credited as first seamstress
Here from minute 27 the first girl to talk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuDJ-O_kC_s&t=2403s
is she her ? if not she should be the other seamstress who did appear in the same scene
There's no Eleonora Vivaldi credited in that episode. You are confusing her with Eleonora Mauro. As for Vivaldi, I have another decamerotico where she is credited, but I need to find the DVD. If she's Marcolfa, then she's a rather tall woman and should be relatively easy to recognize.

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/03/2020, 15:44

Oh yes, thank you for telling me !
Vivaldi have many credited roles so should be easy to found her too.

Eleonora Mauro is the 2nd actress credited in Bluebeard.

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Post by Johan Melle » 28/03/2020, 15:57

Okay, here's Leonora Vivaldi in Gli altri racconti di Canterbury (1972) so now we can say for sure that she's Marcolfa
Altri Racconti Di Canterbury - Leonora Vivaldi1.jpg
Altri Racconti Di Canterbury - Leonora Vivaldi2.jpg

I'm now going to try to look at Bluebeard...

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Re: Possible Little Blond With Braid ID

Post by Johan Melle » 28/03/2020, 16:21

Ciavazzaro wrote:
28/03/2020, 15:30
This is the french version of Bluebeard which runs 1'52'00
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL7HVVxsrbA&t=2101s

In the french version she is credited as 2nd woman
Hmm... 2nd woman isn't exactly a very specific description. Anyway, I'm assuming that if Cristina Perra appears, it must be in some sequence shot in Rome, but this was apparently shot in Hungary. Indeed, most of the little parts are played by German or Hungarian actors and if you look at the scenes with generici, there are no familiar faces in sight anywhere. I don't think any of those scenes were shot in Rome and looking through the film, I can't see our Little Blond with Braid anywhere. But it could be that she and Eleonora Mauro are credited only for quota purposes without actually appearing. Or maybe there are some scenes unique to the Italian version...

Have you spotted anyone that looks like our generica?

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Post by carlos » 28/03/2020, 17:15

The credit on the French version is for Rosa Cristina Perra who IMDb has credited in another Decameron, Le calde notti del Decameron, which doesn't help much. Has anyone ever seen this hard to find Decameron?

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Re: Possible Little Blond With Braid ID

Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/03/2020, 18:23

What version you have saw Johan, the french one ?
Because yes the other version did have other scenes (the american one is very much longer and have a lot of other scenes).

For Le notti del decameron im searching it by ages is ultra-rare and in that there are many interesting names
I know that some collectors have copies of it, but so far i was not able to see it.

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