Paolo Labbia

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Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 15/04/2019, 22:35

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

    1956
  2. Il bigamo (uncredited) .... Man at the court house
  3. La fortuna di essere donna (uncredited) .... Party guest
  4. War and Peace (uncredited) .... Man in mourning

    1957
  5. I vampiri (uncredited) .... Man at the funeral and at the party
  6. Totò, Vittorio e la dottoressa (uncredited) .... Restaurant client

    1958
  7. Domenica è sempre domenica (uncredited) .... Party guest
  8. Totò a Parigi (uncredited) .... Nightclub client
  9. Totò nella luna (uncredited) .... Officer at the top secret Pentagon meeting

    1959
  10. Annibale (uncredited) .... Senator
  11. Il generale Della Rovere (uncredited) .... Gambler
  12. Totò, Eva e il pennello proibito (uncredited) .... Party guest

    1960
  13. Apocalisse sul fiume giallo (uncredited) .... role?
  14. Genitori in blue jeans (uncredited) .... Customer in nightclub
  15. Il vigile (uncredited) .... Party guest
  16. La dolce vita (uncredited) .... Servant at Maddalena's house
  17. Signori si nasce (uncredited) .... Man gambling
  18. Un amore a Roma (uncredited) .... Marcello's father

    1961
  19. Psycosissimo (uncredited) .... Audience member at the strip show

    1962
  20. Boccaccio '70 - segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio" (uncredited) .... Restaurant diner
  21. Il commissario (uncredited) .... Monsignor at the conference

    1963
  22. La bella di Lodi (uncredited) .... Priest
  23. 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 » 15/04/2019, 22:41

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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Paolo also has a tiny role in the famous Fellini film La dolce vita (1960) as Servant at Maddalena's house
La Dolce Vita - Paolo Labia.jpg

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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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 15/04/2019, 22:45

And now his other roles:

Il bigamo (1956) as Man at the court house
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In the famous Hollywood epic War and Peace (1956) as Man in mourning
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And then 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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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Ciavazzaro » 15/04/2019, 22:48

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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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 16/04/2019, 0:31

Another Fellini role: Boccaccio '70 (1962) - segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio" as Restaurant diner
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Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/04/2019, 21:34

Again with Totò but this time with a pair of moustaches in Signori si nasce (1960)
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Re: Paolo Labbia

Post by Johan Melle » 12/05/2019, 19:04

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, 13:45

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

Post by Johan Melle » 09/07/2019, 11:52

Camilla (1954) as Banquet guest
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