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Piero Pastore

Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:19

Piero Pastore in Io, suo padre (1939)
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Pietro Mario Pastore, known as Piero, was born in Padua, Italy on April 3rd 1903 (some sources claim 1908, but ’03 is the year on his grave). From a young age he was a professional football player, rising to the top of his profession, playing for internationally reknowned teams such as AC Milan and Juventus as well as the Italian national team - indeed it seems he is widely regarded as being the first “star” football player. In 1929 he began acting in films, and from 1932 this became his full time career, one in which he continued until his death. He began his acting career auspiciously with several high profile leading roles, however by the mid-30’s he was already playing smaller parts, and in the 50’s and 60’s he was kept very busy appearing in mostly uncredited bit parts. He died at the age of 64, on January 8th 1968, in Rome.

Given that he was a national sporting hero, with much accompanying publicity, then I think his biographical details, found from many sources, can be relied upon.

I have found numerous previously undocumented appearances by Piero in peplum and historical films, so there must almost certainly be additional roles to be found.


FILMOGRAPHY
1929
  1. Ragazze non scherzate (poster credit as Pietro Pastore) .... Role?

    1930
  2. La leggenda di Wally (poster credit as Pietro Pastore) .... Hagenbach

    1933
  3. Acciaio (credited) .... Mario Velini

    1935
  4. Aldebarán (credited as Pietro Pastore) .... Sailor

    1936
  5. Tredici uomini e un cannone (credited) .... Man No.7

    1938
  6. Sotto la croce del sud (credited) .... Casale

    1939
  7. Io, suo padre (credited) .... Sandro
  8. Un'avventura di Salvator Rosa (credited) .... Peasant

    1941
  9. La corona di ferro (uncredited) .... Sestio

    1942
  10. Fari nella nebbia (uncredited) .... Mechanic
  11. Giarabub (credited as Pastore Piero) .... Lieutenant Martini

    1943
  12. L'uomo dalla croce (credited as P. Pastore) .... Beyrow

    1944
  13. La donna della montagna (credited as Pietro Pastore) .... Rodolfo's assistant

    1945
  14. Due lettere anonime (uncredited) .... Army veteran on the train
  15. Quartieri alti (uncredited) .... Bottarini

    1946
  16. Aquila nera (credited) .... Iwan

    1948
  17. 11 uomini e un pallone (credited?) .... Marcello

    1949
  18. Antonio di Padova (credited) .... Giano

    1950
  19. È più facile che un cammello... (credited) .... A workers representative
  20. Prima comunione (uncredited) .... Removals man

    1951
  21. La vendetta del corsaro (credited) .... Escuedo
  22. Lorenzaccio (credited) .... Guard
  23. Persiane chiuse (credited) .... Cinque

    1952
  24. Camicie rosse (Anita Gribaldi) (credited as P. Pastore) .... Pietro
  25. I tre corsari (uncredited) .... Captain of the galleon
  26. Il segreto delle tre punte (credited) .... Riccardo Albertini

    1953
  27. La nave delle donne maledette (uncredited) .... Pedro
  28. Roman Holiday (uncredited) .... Secret Service agent

    1954
  29. Attila (credited) .... Tribal leader
  30. Il cardinale Lambertini (uncredited) .... Papal messenger
  31. L'arte di arrangiarsi (uncredited) .... Secretary in court
  32. Pane amore e gelosia (uncredited) .... Fantozzi
  33. Peccato che sia una canaglia (uncredited) .... The nurse
  34. Toto cerca pace (uncredited) .... Desk clerk at Hotel Vesuvio
  35. Ulisse (uncredited) .... One of Ulysses' men
  36. Uomini ombra (uncredited) .... Police officer

    1955
  37. Il segno di Venere (uncredited) .... Party guest
  38. La bella mugnaia (uncredited) .... Nobleman
  39. Suonno d'ammore (credited) .... Fisherman
  40. Toto e Carolina (credited) .... Policeman in the office
  41. War and Peace (uncredited) .... Soldier travelling with Andrei

    1956
  42. Il cavaliere dalla spada nera (credited) .... Sebastiano
  43. Lo spadaccino misterioso (uncredited) .... Role?
  44. Mio figlio Nerone (uncredited) .... Conspirator
  45. Scapricciatiello (uncredited) .... Occasional house servant

    1957
  46. El Alamein (uncredited) .... General
  47. Io, Caterina (credited) .... Not found

    1958
  48. Carosello di canzoni (uncredited) .... Nightclub Maitre d'
  49. Erode il Grande (uncredited) .... General
  50. Toto e Marcellino (uncredited) .... Police inspector

    1959
  51. Arrangiatevi (uncredited) .... Maestro Bruno
  52. Cartagine in fiamme (uncredited) .... Conspirator
  53. I ragazzi del juke box (uncredited) .... Songwriter
  54. Il Generale Della Rovere (uncredited) .... Paolo Marconi
  55. Il mondo dei miracoli (credited) .... Station master
  56. Il raccomandato di Ferro (uncredited) .... Furniture dealer
  57. Il terrore dei barbari (uncredited) .... Barbarian
  58. L'arciere Nero (uncredited) .... Conspirator

    1960
  59. A noi piace freddo…! (uncredited) .... Partisan
  60. I giganti della Tessaglia (uncredited) .... Citizen of Jolco
  61. L'impiegato (uncredited) .... Office clerk
  62. La vendetta di Ercole (uncredited) .... Prison guard
  63. Saffo, venere di Lesbo (uncredited) .... Army captain
  64. Signori si nasce (uncredited) .... Costumer's assistant

    1961
  65. Il segreto dello Sparviero Nero (uncredited) .... Man arguing in the tavern
  66. La vendetta della maschera di ferro (credited) .... Farmer
  67. La vendetta di Ursus (uncredited) .... Prisoner at the mines
  68. Le avventure di Mary Read (uncredited) .... Etiquette teacher
  69. Le Baccanti (uncredited) .... Citizen of Thebes
  70. Sua Eccellenza si fermò a mangiare (uncredited) .... Spectator at the ceremony
  71. Una spada nell'ombra (credited) .... Prison guard

    1962
  72. Caterina di Russia (uncredited) .... Officer
  73. Dieci italiani per un tedesco (credited) .... Prisoner priest
  74. I sette gladiatori (uncredited) .... Role?
  75. Il colpo segreto di d'Artagnan (credited) .... Conspirator
  76. Il naufrago del Pacifico (poster credit) .... Captain Blackburn
  77. La monaca di Monza (uncredited) .... Vicar's second envoy
  78. La Tigre dei Sette Mari (uncredited) .... Pirate

    1963
  79. D'Artagnan contro i tre Moschettieri (uncredited) .... Role?
  80. Ercole contro Moloch (uncredited) .... Citizen
  81. Golia e il Cavaliere Mascherato (uncredited) .... Prison warder
  82. I dieci gladiatori (uncredited) .... Role?
  83. Io Semiramide (credited) .... Shabli
  84. L'invincibile cavaliere mascherato (credited?) .... Nicolas
  85. Maciste, l'eroe più grande del mondo (uncredited) .... The shepherd
  86. Totò e Cleopatra (uncredited) .... Senator
  87. Zorro e i tre moschettieri (uncredited) .... Servant

    1964
  88. Bianco, rosso, giallo, rosa (uncredited) .... Citizen watching Apollodoro
  89. Coriolano eroe senza patria (credited) .... Furio
  90. Gli schiavi più forti del mondo (uncredited) .... Spectator at the tournament
  91. I maniaci (uncredited) .... Footballer
  92. I tre centurioni (uncredited) .... Role?
  93. Il colosso di Roma (uncredited) .... Agitated citizen
  94. L'ultimo gladiatore (uncredited) .... British ambassador
  95. La vendetta di Spartacus (uncredited) .... Role?
  96. Sandokan alla riscossa (uncredited) .... Role?
  97. Una spada per l'Impero (credited) .... Ottavio
  98. Ursus il terrore dei Kirghisi (credited) .... Amko

    1965
  99. The Agony and the Ecstasy (uncredited) .... Cardinal

    1966
  100. Django spara per primo (uncredited) .... Cooper
  101. I criminali della galassia (credited as Peter Pastor) .... Scientist on Planet Delos
  102. I diafanoidi vengono da Marte (uncredited) .... Officer under Martian control
  103. Il pianeta errante (uncredited) .... Peter

Più Piero!
There are plenty more titles where Piero is rumoured to appear that I have been unable to find copies of, so if anybody has any of the titles below you know what to do...
  • Ninna nanna delle dodici mamme (1930) IMDb
  • Trois balles dans la peau (1934) IMDb as Policeman No.2
  • Porto (1935) ANICA as Salvatore
  • Milizia territoriale (1936) ANICA as Soldier Grotta
  • Stasera alle undici (1938) ANICA as Willy
  • Fanfulla da Lodi (1940) IMDb as Marco
  • Fortuna (1940) ANICA
  • Caravaggio, il pittore maledetto (1941) ANICA
  • Orizzonte dipinto (1941) ANICA
  • Il fanciullo del West (1942) ANICA as William Donovan
  • Oro nero (1942) ANICA as Marco
  • Il treno crociato (1943) ANICA as Corsi
  • Il monello della strada (1950) ANICA as Miner
  • La figlia del mendicante (1950) ANICA
  • Il bivio (1951) ANICA as De Vecchi
  • Senza bandiera (1951) IMDb
  • Il capitano di Venezia (1952) ANICA as Barbaro Corazza (translated by Google as "Armour Barbarian")
  • Gli amanti del passato (1953) ANICA
  • Anni facili (1953) ANICA
  • Condannatelo! (1953) ANICA
  • Il bivio (1953) ANICA as Cheater at dice
  • L'amante di Paride (1954) ANICA as Sinone
  • Da qui all'eredità (1955) ANICA
  • Storia di una minorenne (1956) ANICA as Indutriale discografico (translated by Google as "record industry")
  • Operazione notte (1956) ANICA
  • I fidanzati della morte (1957) ANICA as Bertola
  • Gagliardi e pupe (1958) ANICA as Sr. Ezio
  • Simpatico mascalzone (1959) ANICA as Sr. Augusto
  • Gli eroi del doppio gioco (1962) ANICA as Riccio's aide
  • El diablo también llora (1966) ANICA as Private investigator

    There are 2 additional titles I am aware of where Piero may appear which I am unable to add for reasons of information copyright

No Pastore!
As always seems to be the case with little-known actors with large online filmographies, there are a few titles where he is credited somewhere online, but either he does not appear or else I was unable to find him for some reason.
  • L'assedio dell'Alcazar (1940) Listed by ANICA with no role given.
  • When in Rome (1953) Listed by IMDb as Customs man
  • Barabba (1961) Listed by ANICA as Nicodemus.
  • La morte viene dal pianeta Aytin (1967) Listed by ANICA with no role given.

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Re: Piero Pastore

Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:25

There are plenty of images and articles to be found online from Piero's footballing career and his transition into acting. Here are a small selection gathered from various sources.
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Re: Piero Pastore

Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:32

Piero began his film career at the start of the sound era, in Ragazze non scherzate (1929), role uncertain. I have been unable to find a copy of the film, but he is credited, as Pietro Pastore, with images, in this piece of publicity found on IMDb, which I assume is from a contemporary programme for the film.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:36

La leggenda di Wally (1930) as Hagenbach (to be confirmed). Piero is credited prominently, as Pietro Pastore, on this poster.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:44

Acciaio (1933) credited, as Mario Velini.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:48

Aldebarán (1935) credited as Pietro Pastore, as Sailor.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:51

Sotto la croce del sud (1938) credited, as Casale
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:54

Io, suo padre (1939) credited, as Sandro
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 11:58

Un'avventura di Salvator Rosa (1939) credited, as a Peasant
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Post by PeplumParadise » 10/02/2020, 12:01

La corona di ferro (1941) as Sestio
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