Granny Big-Ears

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Granny Big-Ears

Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:04

The unidentified woman known as "Granny Big-Ears" in Il ladro della Gioconda (1966)
Ladro Della Gioconda - Granny Big Ears.jpg

This older generica, characterized by her large ears and flappy cheeks, specialized in playing little old ladies (usually of poor social standing) in a number of Italian films from at least the late 1950s and until the early 1970s.
Filmography
1954
  1. Teodora, imperatrice di Bisanzio .... Woman in the tavern (uncertain identification)

    1959
  2. Il generale Della Rovere .... Old woman in the waiting room at the German headquarters (uncredited)

    1960
  3. La dolce vita .... Old woman by the miracle tree (uncredited)

    1961
  4. Francis of Assisi .... Woman wanting to give a donation to Francis
  5. L'oro di Roma .... Old Jewish woman
  6. Le baccanti .... Citizen of Thebes

    1963
  7. Le mani sulla città .... Spectator in the parliament (uncredited)

    1964
  8. Gli invincibili dieci gladiatori .... Old woman in Spartacus' camp
  9. I lunghi capelli della morte .... Villager (uncredited)
  10. Maciste nell'inferno di Gengis Khan .... Angry villager (uncredited)

    1966
  11. After the Fox / Caccia alla volpe .... Bingo player (uncredited)
  12. Degueyo .... Danger City townswoman
  13. Il ladro della Gioconda .... Old woman at the inn (uncredited)
  14. L'uomo che ride .... Peasant

    1968
  15. Il medico della mutua .... Woman in the waiting room
  16. La pecora nera .... Poor old woman in the queue (uncertain identification)

    1969
  17. Colpo di stato .... Voter in the queue
  18. Gli infermieri della mutua .... Patient in waiting room (uncredited)
  19. Zenabel .... Chanting woman at Zenabel's father's bedside (uncredited)

    1970
  20. Contestazione generale - segment "Il prete" .... Peasant at dinner (uncredited)
  21. L'homme orchestre .... Member of the Sicilian family (uncredited)

    1971
  22. Se t'incontro t'ammazzo .... Villager (uncredited)

    1972
  23. Afyon oppio .... Calogero's old maid (uncredited)
  24. Girolimoni, il mostro di Roma .... Villager watching the police (uncredited)
  25. Incensurato, provata disonestà, carriera assicurata, cercasi .... Rosa, the old woman who tells Zaccherin to go to hell
  26. Le notti peccaminose di Pietro l'Aretino .... Woman cheering the lovemakers (uncredited)
  27. Roma .... Old woman at the boarding house (uncredited)
  28. Senza famiglia, nullatenenti cercano affetto .... Old woman at the hospital / Old woman feeding stray cats (uncredited)

    1973
  29. Bisturi, la mafia bianca .... Hospital patient (uncredited)
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Re: Granny Big-Ears

Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:05

Il generale Della Rovere (1959) as Old woman in the waiting room at the German headquarters
Generale Della Rovere - Granny Big Ears1.jpg
Generale Della Rovere - Granny Big Ears2.jpg
Generale Della Rovere - Granny Big Ears3.jpg
Identification by Ciavazzaro, pictures by Emiliano

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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:06

L'oro di Roma (1961) as Old Jewish woman
Oro Di Roma - Granny Big Ears1.jpg
Oro Di Roma - Granny Big Ears2.jpg
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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:07

Le mani sulla città (1963) as Spectator in the parliament
Mani Sulla Citta - Granny Big Ears.jpg

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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:07

Gli invincibili dieci gladiatori (1964) as Old woman in Spartacus' camp
Invincibili Dieci Gladiatori - Granny Big Ears.jpg
Picture and identification by Nick

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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:09

Maciste nell'inferno di Gengis Khan (1964) as Angry villager
Maciste Gengis Khan - Granny Big Ears1.jpg
Maciste Gengis Khan - Granny Big Ears2.jpg
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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:10

Degueyo (1966) as Danger City townswoman
Degueyo - Granny Big Ears1.jpg
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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:11

Il ladro della Gioconda (1966) as Old woman at the inn, smiling very contentedly as a half-naked Renzo Palmer runs past her in the corridor :tears_smile:
Ladro Della Gioconda - Granny Big Ears1.jpg
Ladro Della Gioconda - Granny Big Ears2.jpg
Ladro Della Gioconda - Granny Big Ears3.jpg

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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:13

La pecora nera (1968) as Poor old woman in the queue. Only seen briefly when the camera pans past her, so it's hard to get a real good look at her and say for sure if it's her, so I'll add this as an uncertain ID.
Pecora Nera - Granny Big Ears1.jpg
Pecora Nera - Granny Big Ears2.jpg

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Post by Johan Melle » 20/12/2020, 23:14

Zenabel (1969) as Chanting woman at Zenabel's father's bedside
Zenabel - Granny Big Ears.jpg
Picture and identification by Nick

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