Centenary of the birth of Steno: some movies to remember him
January 19, 1917 was born in Rome Stefano Vanzina, aka Steno.
One of the directors who has made the history of Italian cinema. Particularly in the genre of comedy, but also venturing with other genres. In 1972 with Police thanks was among the forerunners of the Italian crime film genre.
His production is very rich. First in collaboration with Mario Monicelli, then alone starting with Toto Color (1952).
They worked with him a lot of Italian actors.
Alberto Sordi and Totò, Peppino De Filippo, Aldo Fabrizi, Renato Rascel, Tognazzi and Vianello, Franchi e Ingrassia, Johnny Dorelli, Bud Spencer, Lando Buzzanca, Gigi Proietti, Enrico Montesano, Renato Pozzetto, Paolo Villaggio and Diego Abatantuono. And then the actresses Marisa Allasio, Sylva Koscina, Edwige Fenech, Ornella Muti, Eleonora Giorgi, Stefania Sandrelli, Mariangela Melato and many others.
We remember him with some of his movies:
Totò looks for an apartment (1949) with Mario Monicelli
Cops and Robbers (1951) with Mario Monicelli
A day in court (1953)
An American in Rome (1954)
Small mail (1955)
Police thanks (1972)
Horse fever (1976)
Flatfoot on the Nile (1980)
Tango of jealousy (1981)
Fairy hands (1983)