WorldCat Identities

Franchi, Franco 1928-1992

Overview
Works: 64 works in 149 publications in 5 languages and 622 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Anthology films  History  Short films  Farces  Puppet films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franco Franchi
Kaos by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaos: Freely adapted from Luigi Pirandello's Novelle per un anno, the film consists of four separate tales portraying Sicilian peasant life at the turn of the 20th century
Le costituzioni della Repubblica sociale italiana : Vittorio Rolandi Ricci il "Socrate" di Mussolini by Franco Franchi( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in Italian and French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Taviani Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Padre Padrone: Gavino is six when his father hauls him out of school to keep watch over sheep on a barren countryside, huddled in a makeshift hut night and day. The child is constantly abused by his father who treats him as his own father treated him. When the illiterate Gavino is commanded by his father to join the army, he learns a trade and a new concept of life, discovering the outside world and his own identity within it
Capriccio all'italiana by Steno( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six-story anthology by some of Italy's leading directors of the 1960s
Le avventure di Pinocchio = Les aventures de Pinocchio by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il falegname Geppetto si costruisce un burattino di legno, a cui dà il nome di Pinocchio. La Fata Turchina, sua protettrice lo trasforma subito in un bambino in carne ed ossa, facendosi promettere che sarà un bambino "per bene", ubbidiente e studioso, bastone della vecchiaia del suo genitore. Siccome il bambino, che ha conservato il carattere vivace e ribelle del burattino, ne combina di tutti i colori, la Fata lo fa tornare di legno per punirlo. Le trasformazioni si succederanno più volte e, una volta, Pinocchio diverrà persino somaro. La vicenda termina un poco prima del libro, cioè quando Geppetto e Pinocchio escono dal ventre della Balena: quasi un ritorno alla vita, una presa definitiva di contatto con la realtà
Dr. Goldfoot and the bikini machine ; Dr. Goldfoot and the girl bombs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Goldfoot and the bikini machine: Dr. Goldfoot's most ingenious inventions emerge and they are the kind of women no rich man can resist. One after another, the beauties spring to life--the bait in Goldfoot's sinister plan to snare the hearts and fortunes of unwitting millionaires. -- Dr. Goldfoot and the girl bombs: Dr. Goldfoot plots to rule the world by creating female robots for his nefarious purpose. His aim: to set off a climactic war between the US and Russia by eliminating the top generals of NATO countries
Le avventure di Pinocchio : dal racconto di Carlo Collodi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carlo Collodi's classic tale of mischievous Pinocchio, an animated marionette, and his poor father, a woodcarver named Geppetto, is brought to life on the silver screen."--Container
Primitive love( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primitive Love: Jayne Mansfield, playing the part of an anthropologist is out to prove that men prefer primitive love. Mondo Balordo "demonstrates that nothing invented by the human mind can be as macabre, grotesque and thrilling as the behavior of people in so-called real life."--Container
Le spie vengono dal semifreddo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hotel doormen are accidentally enlisted by a spy agency, and they are sent to stop the mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot, who has been sending beautiful female robots to kill military leaders across the globe. Goldfoot also wants to start a war between the United States and the Soviet Union by dropping a nuclear bomb on the Kremlin
Don Chisciotte e Sancio Panza( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in Italian and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comic version of the famous Man of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote decides to imitate the exploits of knights-errant described in epics. Thoroughly equipped and followed by his faithful squire Sancho Panza, he sets out in search of that glory evoked in books, running to the defense of the weak and oppressed and fighting all forms of injustice
2 mafiosi contro Al Capone( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Franco and Ciccio, two inept police officers from New York, are sent to Chicago to infiltrate in Al Capone's gang. Thanks to the help of a local policeman and a lot of luck they manage to do just fine but when they are trying to arrest the gang, no reinforcements come...:--IMDB, viewed August 23, 2018
Dr. Goldfoot & the girl bombs( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Goldfoot's gorgeous robots are loaded with lovemaking explosives - their mission: ignite war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Goldfoot is one general shy of global domination and with the ravishing Rosanna as his secret weapon; it's just a matter of time. Now, it's up to secret agent Bill Dexter to keep the general and the world safe from the diabolical Dr. Goldfoot and his sexy robots." -- Container
The last judgement : everyone hears the call( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Day of Universal Judgment is proclaimed in Naples, the inhabitants react in various ways to repent from their sins
I due crociati( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two inept crusaders almost sabotage the christians' plan to conquer Jerusalem
Gli amanti Latini : (Latin lovers)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comical and amorious escapades of three young Italian men
I 2 deputati( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers-in-law stand for election and do everything possible to sabotage the other
Nell'anno della contestazione( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Franco and Don Ciccio are priests of two parishes in eternal conflict. Don Franco is a more innovative priest, while Don Ciccio is more traditionalist. The political period is the 1960s. Sit-ins, manifestations and a soccer match concern the factions of the two parishes
I due mafiosi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traumatico passaggio con insperato esito felice di due siciliani da Trapani a Parigi, trasportando una valigia di tritolo che credono piena d'oro e che viene scambiata per quella di un prestigiatore. (Mymovies)
Due mafiosa nel Far West( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I vecchi cugini Franco e Ciccio Capone, proprietari di una fattoria nel Texas, hanno scoperto una miniera d'oro. Appena la notizia si diffonde i due vengono assediati dalla banda del famigerato bandito Rio, il quale vuole sapere dove si trova la miniera. Nella sparatoria che ne segue i due vecchi cugini restano uccisi senza rivelare l'ubicazione della miniera. Prima di morire però, il vecchio Ciccio Capone incarica l'aiutante Ramon di rintracciare in Sicilia i nipoti Ciccio e Franco e portarli in America. Ramon riesce a trovare i due e li porta a Puerca Vaca. Qui giunti, riescono per mezzo di una sparatoria a mettere in fuga il Guercio, braccio destro di Rio, e vengono così eletti sceriffi. Dopo numerose avventure, i due riescono a scoprire dove i nonni avevano nascosto la pianta della miniera. Al ritrovamento partecipa tutta la popolazione, e Franco e Ciccio, divenuti ricchi, decidono di donare la miniera all'intera città
Scusi, ma lei paga le tasse?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncle and his nephew both work at the tax office and compete in exposing tax dodgers
 
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Alternative Names
Benenato, Francesco 1928-1992

Ferraù, Franco 1928-1992

Franco Franchi acteur italien

Franco Franchi Italiaans acteur (1928-1992)

Franco Franchi Italian comedian

Franco Franchi italienesche Schauspiller

Franco Franchi italienischer Schauspieler, Komiker und Sänger

Franco Franchi italiensk skådespelare, komiker och sångare

Franco Franchi italiensk skodespelar, komikar og songar

Franco Franchi italiensk skuespiller, komiker og sanger

Francu Franchi

Франко Франки

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فرانکو فرانچی بازیگر، کمدین، و خواننده ایتالیایی

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