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Mario Pennisi

Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:13

Mario Pennisi in E per tetto un cielo di stelle (1968)
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Mario Pennisi was a generico and bit-part actor active in Italian films at least throughout the 60's.

Easily recognisable, short with a bald head, dyed red hair and prominent red moustache, bearing a bit of a similarity to Nino Musco, his roles tended to be those of a prominent extra.

In his earliest role so far he is clean-shaven, looking a little different, so it's possible there could be more early roles to be found without the moustache. I have found a few undocumented appearances, so I'm sure there will be more to come.


FILMOGRAPHY
1960
  1. I pirati della costa (uncredited) .... Court notary
  2. Il vigile (uncredited) .... Friend of Otello

    1961
  3. A cavallo della tigre (uncredited) .... Prison warden
  4. Il segreto dello Sparviero Nero (uncredited) .... Man arguing in the tavern

    1962
  5. Arrivano i titani (uncredited) .... Merchant whose cart gets trashed

    1963
  6. D'Artagnan contro i 3 moschettieri (uncredited) .... role?

    1965
  7. 30 Winchester per El Diablo (uncredited) .... Saloon customer
  8. Adios gringo (uncredited) .... Saloon customer
  9. Due mafiosi contro Goldginger (credited) .... Gun instructor
  10. The Agony and the Ecstasy (uncredited) .... Man unimpressed by the Pope's arrival
  11. Un dollaro bucato (uncredited) .... Saloon customer

    1966
  12. 2 mafiosi contro Al Capone (uncredited) .... Driver buying petrol
  13. 7 dollari sul rosso (uncredited) .... Bartender
  14. 7 monaci d'oro (uncredited) .... Jealous husband
  15. Adulterio all'italiana (uncredited) .... Policeman
  16. After the Fox / Caccia alla volpe (uncredited) .... Prison guard
  17. Operazione Goldman (uncredited) .... Man in hibernation chamber

    1967
  18. Due rrringos nel Texas (uncredited) .... Cafe owner
  19. I due vigili (uncredited) .... Porter
  20. Le streghe (uncredited) .... Man at the funeral
  21. Nel sole (uncredited) .... Restaurant owner

    1968
  22. E per tetto un cielo di stelle (uncredited) .... Man sending telegraph
  23. Italian Secret Service (uncredited) .... Doorman at the examination office
  24. Niente rose per OSS 117 (uncredited) .... Lieutenant escorting OSS 117
  25. Prega Dio... e scavati la fossa (credited) .... Marco
  26. Tre passi nel delirio - segment "Toby Dammit" (uncredited) .... Policeman

More Mario!
There are more titles where Mario 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...
  • Michelino Cucchiarella (1964) ANICA
  • Spiaggia libera (1965) ANICA
  • Addio mamma! (1967) ANICA
  • Il novelliere : ritratto di Giovanni Verga (1967) TV movie, IMDb

No Pennisi!
As always seems to be the case 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.
  • Uccellacci e Uccellini (1966) IMDb. Searched for several times and also by Rudy, but not found.

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Re: Mario Pennisi

Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:19

Il vigile (1960) as Friend of Otello.

This is currently Mario's earliest known role and the only one we have so far without his trademark moustache, which makes him look quite different. It might be worth remembering his look here in case there are other early clean-shaven roles to be found.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:21

A cavallo della tigre (1961) as Prison warden
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:24

30 Winchester per El Diablo (1965) as Saloon customer
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Adios gringo (1965) as Saloon customer
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:28

Due mafiosi contro Goldginger (1965) credited, as Gun instructor
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:29

Un dollaro bucato (1965) as Saloon customer
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:31

2 mafiosi contro Al Capone (1966) as Driver buying petrol
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:34

7 dollari sul rosso (1966) as Bartender
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/09/2020, 15:36

7 monaci d'oro (1966) as Jealous husband
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