Paolo Labbia

background actors mostly active in decades 40 and 50
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Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 16/04/2019, 0:35

Paolo Labbia in La bella di Lodi (1963)
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Alias: Paolo Labia

This tall old man with large, distinctive ears was active in both films and fotoromanzi during the 1950s, popping up quite frequently in various comedies with Totò.


FILMOGRAPHY
1954
  1. Camilla (uncredited) .... Banquet guest

    1955
  2. Io piaccio (uncredited) .... Board member

    1956
  3. Il bigamo (uncredited) .... Man at the court house
  4. La fortuna di essere donna (uncredited) .... Party guest
  5. Londra chiama Polo Nord (uncredited) .... Military judge
  6. War and Peace (uncredited) .... Man in mourning

    1957
  7. I vampiri (uncredited) .... Man at the funeral and at the party
  8. Seven Hills of Rome (uncredited) .... Audience member at concert
  9. Totò, Vittorio e la dottoressa (uncredited) .... Restaurant client

    1958
  10. Domenica è sempre domenica (uncredited) .... Party guest
  11. The Naked Maja (La Maja desnuda) (uncredited) .... Servant
  12. Totò a Parigi (uncredited) .... Nightclub client
  13. Totò nella luna (uncredited) .... Officer at the top secret Pentagon meeting

    1959
  14. Annibale (uncredited) .... Senator
  15. I sicari di Hitler (uncredited) .... Party guest
  16. Il generale Della Rovere (uncredited) .... Gambler
  17. The Nun's Story (uncredited) .... A postulant's father
  18. Totò, Eva e il pennello proibito (uncredited) .... Party guest

    1960
  19. Apocalisse sul fiume giallo (uncredited) .... Gambler
  20. Femmine di lusso (uncredited) .... Train passenger
  21. Genitori in blue jeans (uncredited) .... Customer in nightclub
  22. Il vigile (uncredited) .... Party guest
  23. La dolce vita (uncredited) .... Servant at Maddalena's house
  24. Signori si nasce (uncredited) .... Card player in gentlemen's club
  25. Un amore a Roma (uncredited) .... Marcello's father

    1961
  26. Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo (uncredited) .... Member of the PC in the parliament
  27. Psycosissimo (uncredited) .... Audience member at the strip show

    1962
  28. Boccaccio '70 - segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio" (uncredited) .... Director of the peplum film / Restaurant diner
  29. Il commissario (uncredited) .... Monsignor at the conference
  30. La marcia su Roma (uncredited) .... Guest at the Marchese's villa

    1963
  31. La bella di Lodi (uncredited) .... Priest
  32. La ragazza che sapeva troppo (uncredited) .... Sleeping airplane passenger

FOTOROMANZI
  1. "Regina del mio cuore" (published in Polvere di Stelle during 1957-58)
  2. "Sulle ali della tempesta" (published in Cine Tipo during 1961) - credited

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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 16/04/2019, 0:41

So far, the only known credited role for Paolo is in the fotoromanzo "Sulle ali della tempesta", published in several parts in the magazine Cine Tipo during 1961
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He also has a fairly nice uncredited supporting role in "Regina del mio cuore", published in several parts in the magazine Polvere di Stelle during 1957-58
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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 16/04/2019, 0:45

In Fellini's famous La dolce vita (1960) as Servant at Maddalena's house.
He's not credited in the actual film, but the book "I film di Federico Fellini" (1995) has a detailed cast list in which he's listed as Paolo Labia with just one B
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Also present in Il bigamo (1956) as Man at the court house
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And in the famous Hollywood epic War and Peace (1956) as Man in mourning
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Post by Ciavazzaro » 16/04/2019, 0:48

Paolo in I vampiri (1957). First at the funeral speaking some lines
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And then at the party
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Post by Johan Melle » 16/04/2019, 2:31

In three comedies with Totò:

Totò, Vittorio e la dottoressa (1957) as Restaurant client
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Totò nella luna (1958) as Officer at the top secret Pentagon meeting
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Totò, Eva e il pennello proibito (1959) as Party guest
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Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/04/2019, 23:34

Again with Totò but this time with a moustache in Signori si nasce (1960) as Card player in gentlemen's club
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Post by Johan Melle » 12/05/2019, 21:04

Totò a Parigi (1958) as Nightclub client
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Annibale (1959) as Senator
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Post by PeplumParadise » 27/06/2019, 15:45

Genitori in blue jeans (1960) as Customer in night club
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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 09/07/2019, 13:52

Camilla (1954) as Banquet guest
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