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Franca Scagnetti

Post by Ciavazzaro » 29/08/2018, 8:42

Franca Scagnetti in Morte sospetta di una minorenne (1975)
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Here we celebrate the most famous generica of 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 her 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 her 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. Bisturi la mafia bianca (uncredited) .... Patient
  12. Giovannona coscialunga disonorata con onore (uncredited) .... Matilde, the maid
  13. La mano nera (uncredited) .... Woman who finds a corpse in the trash can
  14. Mordi e fuggi (unredited) .... Woman at the autogrill
  15. Sessomatto - segment: "Viaggio di nozze" (credited) .... Grazia's mother
  16. Tutti per uno... botte per tutti (uncredited) .... Circus member
  17. Ultimo tango a Zagarol (uncredited) .... Dancer at the dance hall

    1974
  18. Abbasso tutti, viva noi (credited) .... Rosa, the maid
  19. Bello come un arcangelo (credited) .... Nun
  20. Fischia il sesso (credited) .... The mother
  21. Il testimone deve tacere (uncredited) .... Woman at hospital
  22. La rivolta delle gladiatrici (uncredited) .... Cook
  23. Le scomunicate di San Valentino (uncredited) .... Nun
  24. Mio Dio, come sono caduta in basso! (uncredited) .... Nursing nun
  25. Permettete signora che ami vostra figlia? (uncredited) .... Hotelier
  26. Piedino il questurino (uncredited) .... Mourning woman
  27. Profumo di donna (uncredited) .... Nursing nun
  28. Sesso in testa (uncredited) .... Prostitute
  29. Zorro (uncredited) .... Woman cleaning tables

    1975
  30. Ah sí? E io lo dico a Zzzorro! (uncredited) .... Cook
  31. A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (uncredited) .... Tina Candela's neighbour
  32. Attenti al buffone (uncredited) .... Slaughterhouse worker
  33. Due cuori, una cappella (uncredited) .... Neighbor
  34. L'anatra all'arancia (uncredited) .... Advertising ballet woman in costume
  35. Lo sgarbo (uncredited) .... Casino player
  36. Morte sospetta di una minorenne (uncredited) .... Giannino's mother
  37. Roma violenta (uncredited) .... Robbery victim on the bus
  38. Simone e Matteo: Un gioco da ragazzi (uncredited) .... Woman hoeing field
  39. Son tornate a fiorire le rose (uncredited) .... Woman in the street

    1976
  40. Colpita da improvviso benessere (uncredited) .... Market vendor
  41. Cuore di cane (uncredited) .... Tavern guest
  42. Febbre da cavallo (uncredited) .... Train passenger
  43. Il comune senso del pudore (uncredited) .... Waitress
  44. La dottoressa del distretto militare (uncredited) .... Passerby with torn skirt
  45. La poliziotta fa carriera (uncredited) .... Woman in suburbia
  46. Paura in città (uncredited) .... Concierge
  47. Poliziotti violenti (uncredited) .... One of the angry women attacking the muggers
  48. Roma l'altra faccia della violenza (uncredited) .... Woman who blocks the road for the police
  49. San Pasquale Baylonne protettore delle donne (uncredited) .... Giuseppa's mother
  50. Sorbole... che romagnola (credited) .... Fat wife at meeting

    1977
  51. Casotto (uncredited) .... Woman on the beach
  52. Il mostro (uncredited) .... Concierge
  53. Pane, burro e marmellata (credited) .... Caterina Ciccetti, the housekeeper
  54. Per amore di Poppea (uncredited) .... Sutler
  55. Ritornano quelli della calibro 38 (uncredited) .... Woman
  56. Suspiria (credited) …. The cook at the dance academy
  57. Taxi Girl (uncredited) .... Arab woman

    1978
  58. Avere vent'anni (uncredited) .... Woman on the street
  59. Porca società (credited) .... Paolo's mother
  60. Tanto va la gatta al lardo - segment "Fuga nella valigia" (uncredited) .... Maria's mother
  61. Tutto suo padre (uncredited) .... Woman at Adalgisa's deathbed

    1979
  62. Aragosta a colazione (uncredited) .... Porter
  63. Gardenia il giustiziere della male (uncredited) .... Cleaning lady in the airport toilets
  64. Giallo napoletano (uncredited) .... Asylum patient
  65. La venere d'Ille (TV) (uncredited) .... Wedding guest
  66. Lo scugnizzo (uncredited) .... Woman watching the street musicians
  67. Scusi, lei è normale? (uncredited) .... Landlady

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

    1981
  72. Ciao nemico (uncredited) .... Maid
  73. Fregoli (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Cook
  74. I carabbimatti (uncredited) .... Fallen woman at the cinema
  75. Il berretto a sonagli (credited) .... Neighbor
  76. Il contratto (credited) .... Party guest
  77. Il turno (uncredited) .... Dancing wedding guest
  78. Pierino contro tutti (uncredited) .... The bar's cashier
  79. Pierino il fichissimo (uncredited) .... Woman eating pasta
  80. Una vacanza bestiale (uncredited) .... Stewardess
  81. Una vacanza del cactus (credited) .... Cook
  82. Un paio di scarpe per tanti chilometri (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... A mother waiting for the train

    1982
  83. Borotalco (uncredited) .... Concierge
  84. Caligola... la storia mai raccontata (uncredited) .... Escaping Christian woman
  85. Monsignor (uncredited) .... Don Appolini's maid / Nun
  86. Scusa se è poco - 2nd segment (uncredited) .... Witness to Grazia's car investment
  87. Sesso e volentieri - segment "Domenica in" (uncredited) .... Woman with hands blocked
  88. Sogni mostruosamente proibiti (uncredited) .... Party guest

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

    1984
  97. I ragazzi di celluloide n. 2 (TV mini series) (credited) .... Farmer-wife
  98. Quei trentasei gradini (TV mini series) (credited) .... Roman woman carrying basket

    1985
  99. Colpo di fulmine (credited) .... Attilia
  100. I soliti ignoti vent'anni dopo (credited) .... Erminia
  101. Mamma Ebe (uncredited) .... Woman in church

    1986
  102. La monaca nel peccato (uncredited) .... Nun
  103. La storia (TV mini series) (credited) .... Black market meat seller

    1987
  104. Io e mia sorella (uncredited) .... Woman at the funeral
  105. Missione eroica - I pompieri 2 (uncredited) .... Waitress
  106. Soldati 365 all'alba (uncredited) .... Silvester party guest
  107. Teresa (uncredited) .... Angry woman at the wedding party
  108. Turno di notte (TV series) - episode 2: "Heavy metal" (uncredited) .... Neighbor

    1988
  109. 32 dicembre - segment "I penultimi fuochi" (uncredited) .... Anna, one of the women that assists at Alfonso's humiliation
  110. Casa mia, casa mia... (uncredited) .... Evicted woman
  111. Stradivari (uncredited) .... Passerby on the street
  112. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (uncredited) .... Woman in the crowd

    1989
  113. Ho vinto la lotteria di capodanno (uncredited) .... The portier
  114. Il vigile urbano (TV series) - episode 3: "Campa cavallo" (uncredited) .... Waitress

    1990
  115. Il male oscuro (uncredited) .... One of Giuseppe's neighbors
  116. La voce della luna (uncredited) .... Woman at the fair
  117. Le comiche (uncredited) .... Wedding guest
  118. Occhio alla perestrojka (uncredited) .... Woman at the fair

    1992
  119. Ricky e Barabba (credited) .... Patient at the hospital
  120. Un inviato molto speciale (TV series) - episode 8: "Quando c'è la salute" (uncredited) .... Hospital patient

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

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

    1996
  123. Dio vede e provvede (TV series) - episode: "La lucciola" (credited) .... Lellina, a woman in the shop
  124. Escoriandoli (uncredited) .... Old lady at the funeral
  125. Giovani e belli (uncredited) .... Woman at the strip club
  126. Il maresciallo Rocca (TV series) - episode 2: "Senso di colpa" (uncredited) .... Resident at retirement home

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

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

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

    2000
  135. Don Matteo (TV series) - episode 8: "Il piccolo angelo" (credited) .... Witness
  136. Linda e il brigadiere (TV series) - season 3, episode 2: "Delitto al teatro dell'opera" (uncredited) .... Spectator at the race course

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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