Zampana, Milena

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Zampana, Milena

Post by Johan Melle » 30/08/2018, 13:55

Milena Zampana in a fotoromanzo from 1971.
Elegant Redhead - Fotoromanzo1.jpg

After much effort she was finally identified thanks to her credited role in the fotoromanzo Moulin Rouge N. 41: "Dal collegio al carcere" from 1963.

Filmography
1963
  1. Caterina di Russia .... Casinò player (uncredited)
  2. Il leone di San Marco .... Guest at the ball (uncredited)
  3. L'eroe di Babilonia .... Citizen (uncredited)
  4. The Pink Panther .... Holiday guest at Cortina d'Ampezzo (uncredited)

    1964
  5. I due gladiatori .... Woman at the final ceremony (uncredited)
  6. I due mafiosi .... Nightclub client (uncredited)
  7. L'ora di uccidere .... Woman at nightclub (uncredited)
  8. Queste pazze, pazze donne - segment "Siciliani a Milano" .... Nightclub client (uncredited)

    1965
  9. Casanova '70 .... Juror (uncredited)
  10. Sette uomini d'oro .... Woman outside the Colosseum (uncredited)

    1966
  11. Bel-ami 2000 .... Woman seeing the naked man (uncredited)
  12. Sette monaci d'oro .... Purchaser at Porta Portese (uncredited)
  13. Tecnica di un omicidio .... Woman at the nightclub (uncredited)

    1967
  14. Arriva Dorellik .... Woman at night club (uncredited)
  15. Il ragazzo che sapeva amare .... Dinner guest (uncredited)
  16. Le dolci signore .... Woman watching the striptease (uncredited)
  17. Le streghe - segment "Una sera come le altre" .... Woman in the crowd (uncredited)
  18. Supercolpo da 7 miliardi .... Party guest (uncredited)

    1968
  19. Diabolik .... Party guest (uncredited)
  20. Il medico della mutua .... Patient in the waiting room (uncredited)
  21. Preparati la bara! .... Woman at the town meeting (uncredited)
  22. Silvia e l'amore .... Participant in the contraception debate (uncredited)

    1969
  23. Camille 2000 .... Party guest (uncredited)

    1970
  24. Il trapianto .... Member of the audience at bullfight (uncredited)

    1971
  25. 4 mosche di velluto grigio .... Passerby outside Tobias' home (uncredited)
  26. Giornata nera per l'ariete .... Woman at New Year's Eve party (uncredited)
  27. I due della F.1 alla corsa più pazza, pazza del mondo .... Woman at the fashion show (uncredited)
  28. In nome del padre, del figlio e della Colt .... Woman at the Halloween party (uncredited)
  29. In nome del popolo italiano .... Jubilant football supporter (uncredited)
  30. Le juge (All'ovest di Sacramento) .... Roulette observer (uncredited)
  31. Riuscirà l'avvocato Franco Benenato a sconfiggere il suo acerrimo nemico il pretore Ciccio De Ingras? .... Woman in the courtroom (uncredited)

    1972
  32. Abuso di potere .... Casino player (uncredited)
  33. Continuavano a chiamarli i due piloti più pazzi del mondo .... Airplane passenger (uncredited)
  34. I due gattoni a nove code... e mezza ad Amsterdam .... Woman in hotel lobby (uncredited)
  35. Joe Valachi - I segreti di Cosa Nostra .... Wedding guest (uncredited)
  36. L'udienza .... Woman coming out from the souvenirs shop (uncredited)
  37. La schiava io ce l'ho e tu no .... Airplane passenger (uncredited)
  38. Valeria dentro e fuori .... role? (uncredited)

    1973
  39. Anastasia mio fratello .... Woman in Anastasia's family (uncredited)
  40. L'altra faccia del padrino .... Woman in Salvozzo's family (uncredited)
  41. La proprietà non è più un furto .... Woman in the bank (uncredited)
  42. Malizia .... Woman at the funeral (uncredited)
  43. Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia .... Prostitute (uncredited)
  44. Mordi e fuggi .... Passerby (uncredited)

    1974
  45. Il figlio della sepolta viva .... Woman at court (uncredited)
  46. Il portiere di notte .... Hotel guest (uncredited)
  47. Prigione di donne .... Prisoner (uncredited)

    1975
  48. La città gioca d'azzardo .... Casino player (uncredited)
  49. Emanuelle nera .... Party guest (uncredited)
  50. Quel movimento che mi piace tanto .... Party guest (uncredited)

    1976
  51. Bordella .... Woman at the counter of the bank (uncredited)
  52. Il comune senso del pudore .... Woman at cinema (uncredited)
  53. Il grande racket .... Restaurant guest (uncredited)
  54. Il secondo tragico Fantozzi .... Woman in the casino (uncredited)
  55. Il trucido e lo sbirro .... Supermarket customer (uncredited)
  56. La poliziotta fa carriera .... Woman outside Gianna's home (uncredited)
  57. Lezioni di violoncello con toccata e fuga .... Woman at the airport (uncredited)
  58. Poliziotti violenti .... Accomplice to the robbers (uncredited)
  59. Quelle strane occasioni - segment: ''Italian Superman'' .... Night club customer (uncredited)

    1977
  60. Gran bollito .... Woman in church (uncredited)
  61. Il... Belpaese .... Guest at shop opening party (uncredited)
  62. Taxi Girl .... Extra (uncredited)

    1978
  63. Sam et Sally episode Le collier .... Woman in airport/woman on plane (uncredited)
  64. Scherzi da prete .... Woman in crowd (uncredited)
  65. Travolto dagli affetti familiari .... Friend of the family (uncredited)

Fotoromanzi
  1. Moulin Rouge N. 41: "Dal collegio al carcere" (16 October 1963) - credited
  2. Moulin Rouge N. 80: "Incontrarti e perderti" (15 June 1965)
  3. Gondola N. 55: "Il tuo posto è accanto a me" (July 1971)
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Re: Milena Zampana

Post by Johan Melle » 12/02/2019, 17:28

She has a pretty big role but uncredited in the fotoromanzo Gondola N. 55: "Il tuo posto è accanto a me" (July 1971)
Milena Zampana -  Gondola N. 55.jpg

And here as a woman at the halloween party in In nome del padre, del figlio e della Colt (1971)
Milena Zampana -  In nome del padre, del figlio e della Colt.jpg

And as a prisoner in Prigione di donne (1974)
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Post by Johan Melle » 12/02/2019, 17:33

Typical party guest role in Quel movimento che mi piace tanto (1975)
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And more partying in Emanuelle nera (1975)
Milena Zampana -  Emanuelle nera.jpg

Also quite sure that this is her in Valeria dentro e fuori (1972)
Milena Zampana -  Valeria dentro e fuori.jpg

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Post by Johan Melle » 12/02/2019, 17:41

She plays a restaurant guest who gets brutally thrown out by the racketeer gang in the great Il grande racket (1976)
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At the casino in La città gioca d'azzardo (1975)
Milena Zampana - La città gioca d'azzardo.jpg

She is a party guest in Supercolpo da 7 miliardi (1967)
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Post by Emiliano » 12/02/2019, 17:52

I've only these pics from Bordella (1976) as woman in the bank and I'm not sure
Milena Zampana - Bordella1.jpg
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suggested by Ghibarian & confirmed by Johan

La schiava io ce l'ho e tu no (1972) as Airplane passenger
Milena Zampana - La schiava io ce l'ho e tu no.jpg

Could the woman in the circle be our elegant generica? This is from a 1965 Carosello sketch, and she's waiting in line at the cinema with Sideburns-man.
Milena Zampana - 1965 Carosello sketch.jpg
post by UomoBlooper, confirmed by Ciavazzaro & Emiliano

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Post by Ghibarian » 12/02/2019, 17:57

Il comune senso del pudore (1976) as Woman at cinema, she is the first woman at left
Milena Zampana - Il comune senso del pudore.jpg

Scherzi da prete (1978) as Woman in crowd
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Post by Johan Melle » 12/02/2019, 18:04

She has a very small role in the fotoromanzo Moulin Rouge N. 41: "Dal collegio al carcere" (16 October 1963). She only appears in a few photos and there are no good close-ups but this is our generica for sure
Milena Zampana - Moulin Rouge N. 41 (1).jpg

But even though her role was very small, the cast list for this fotoromanzo is very long and includes even the very small parts as you can see
Milena Zampana - Moulin Rouge N. 41 (2).jpg

Our generica appears to be playing some kind of teacher, and the cast list credits a certain MILENA ZAMPANA with the role of 'maestra'. This description does not fit anyone else in the story, so my conclusion is that our generica is indeed named Milena Zampana. So there! Another one identified!! :D
Ciavazzaro,October 24, 2014 02:34 pm wrote:I cannot belived this,i think im gonna cry for the happiness :D
Major discovery,my compliments johan,i do love fotoromanzi every day more lol !
TRS,October 24, 2014 03:35 pm wrote:Congratulation too for this identification! :) 3 (or more) at one day? Incredible! :D
Johan Melle,October 24, 2014 03:35 pm wrote:I know exactly what you mean! For a very long time there were no new identifications made from the fotoromanzi, so I began to give up!
And then in a very short time period I suddenly found the name of not one, not two but THREE generici! I still cannot really believe all this luck! :)

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Post by Johan Melle » 12/02/2019, 18:06

I have also found Milena in another fotoromanzo. Moulin Rouge N. 80: "Incontrarti e perderti" (15 June 1965). Here she plays a very big and substantial role, yet this time she is not credited!
Milena Zampana - Moulin Rouge N. 80 (1).jpg
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Post by Johan Melle » 12/02/2019, 18:13

Here is another entry for Milena's filmography - an uncredited but very cool role in Poliziotti violenti (1976)! Milena plays an elegant customer in a jewelry shop
Milena Zampana - Poliziotti violenti1.jpg

But all of a sudden she starts feeling faint and an ambulance is called
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But the whole thing turns out to be a set-up. The ambulance personnel are robbers and Milena is actually their accomplice!
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The robbers then finally hide the guns and the stolen jewelry together with Milena under the blanket and carry her out to the ambulance. Not a very big role for Milena but certainly a very memorable one! :clap:
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Post by Ciavazzaro » 12/02/2019, 18:21

Our generica in Il secondo tragico Fantozzi (1976) in the casinò scene
Milena Zampana -  Il secondo tragico Fantozzi.jpg

Early role for Milena in L'ora di uccidere (1964) as Woman at night club
Milena Zampana - L'ora di uccidere.jpg

Here is Milena in I due gattoni a nove code e mezzo ad Amsterdam (1972) as Woman in hotel lobby
Due Gattoni - Milena Zampana1.jpg
Due Gattoni - Milena Zampana2.jpg

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