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Francisci, Pietro 1906-1977

Overview
Works: 69 works in 195 publications in 5 languages and 875 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Internet videos  Educational films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  History  Peplum films  Melodrama  War films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Author, Film editor, Restager , Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pietro Francisci
Hercules unchained( Visual )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to Thebes for an important diplomatic mission, Hercules drinks from a magic spring and loses his memory, and then spends most his time in the pleasure gardens of Queen Omphale of Lydia. While young Ulysses tries to help him regain his memory, political tensions escalate in Thebes, and Hercules' new wife finds herself in mortal danger
Hercules( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Hercules, mythological hero of great physical strength
Sophia Loren( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attila: In this dramatic war epic, Sophia Loren promises to marry Attilla the Hun if he topples her hated brother, the Emperor of Italy, from power; I girasoli (Sunflower): After her husband is declared MIA while fighting in Russia during World War II, his widow searches records and cemeteries, only to learn he is alive and remarried; Madame Sans-Gêne: Sophia Loren, the outspoken, rambunctious laundress of an unknown lieutenant, Napoleon, later becomes part of Emperor Napoleon's court when she marries a soldier elevated to Duke by the Emperor; Carosello Napoletano: A young Sophia Loren makes a guest appearance, along with some of Italy's most popular tenors of the time, in this Cannes Film Festival winner which celebrates Italian song and the city of Naples."--Container
SciFi classics( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon]: Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress and rescue the Queen of Hellenes
Hercules ; &, Hercules unchained( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Hercules, mythological hero of great physical strength
Hercules : plus Mole men against the son of Hercules( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Hercules, the son of a mortal woman and the god, Zeus, joins Jason and the Argonauts on their quest for the golden fleece
The Queen of Sheba by Michael Wood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1000 B.C. King Solomon sends his son, Prince Rehoboam to investigate the activities of the distant kingdom Sheba. He falls in love with Balkis, the ruler of Sheba. Frustrated that the pagan gods forbid this romance, the Queen of Sheba declares war on Jerusalem, pitting two powerful nations against one another in a battle that will determine the fate of history
Les travaux d'Hercule by Pietro Francisci( Visual )

19 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule est convoqué par le roi Pellas. Ce dernier a deux enfants, l'arrogant Iphitos et la jolie Iole. Hercule est chargé d'entraîner le fils du roi aux jeux guerriers. Il sauve aussi Iole dont les chevaux s'étaient emballés ... Mais dans cette aventure Hercule n'a qu'un seul but, retrouver la toison d'or et rendre son trône légitime à Jason. Accompagnés par un groupe de jeune gens résolus, "les Argonautes", ils embarquent vers la lointaine Colchide
Hercules by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercules, the half-god superhero, travels to the ancient Greek kingdom of Iolcus in order to tutor Iphitus, son of King Pelias, in the art of combat
Sophia Loren 4-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of Sophia Loren motion pictures. The history of Naples comes alive in the music and dance filled "Carosello Napoletano". In "Attila", Loren agrees to marry the Hun leader in order to save the Roman Empire. In "Madame Sans-Gêne", Loren plays the ex-laundress of Napoleon who falls for a sergeant in his army who goes missing. In "I girasoli", a newlywed in WWII is sent to the Russian front and turns up missing. Loren plays his wife, who years later finds out he is not dead
Battle beyond the sun : plus Star pilot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle beyond the sun deals with man's need to conquer outer space. The story also relates to the human propensity to become involved in conflict. Two groups vie for domination in the "Onwellian" like tale. Star pilot features space terror Italian style with former muscle stars Gordon Mitchell and Kirk Morris
Attila by Pietro Francisci( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Sans-Gêne does the laundry for a little-known lieutenant named Napoleon, but after she falls for Lefebvre, she takes off, following him around the French Revolution and loses track of Napoleon, who has other things to do. Circumstances bring Lefebvre a noble title and even more -- Napoleon decides to make him the local ruler over a large territorial fiefdom. But trouble brews when Madame Sans-Gêne, now elevated to the nobility along with her man -- cannot keep her frank observations under control
Hercules, Samson and Ulysses( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three mythological superheros are shipwrecked on an island when their ship sinks after a difficult battle with a sea monster
Natale al campo 119 by Pietro Francisci( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian prisoners of war in California are awating their return home at Christmastime after World War II. To cope with their situation, they tell stories about their lives
Hercules : and Hercules unchained( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Hercules, mythological hero of great physical strength
Le fatiche di Ercole = Les travaux d'Hercule by Pietro Francisci( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après avoir affronté le lion de Némée qui terrorisait la région, Hercule s'embarque avec Jason à la recherche de la Toison d'or pour permettre à ce dernier de reconquérir le trône de Thessalie. (Source : wikipedia.org)
Hercules( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David & Goliath: The Philistines declare war on the Israelites. The Israelites plunge into despair when they realize that they have no one amongst them who can combat the awesome giant, Goliath. Listening to the words and wisdom of his prophets, King Saul, knows that a young shephard named David will come to fight the mighty Philistine, defeat him, and one day become king of Israel
Sophia Loren( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attila: In this dramatic war epic, Sophia Loren promises to marry Attilla the Hun if he topples her hated brother, the Emperor of Italy, from power; Madame Sans-Gêne: Sophia Loren, the outspoken, rambunctious laundress of an unknown lieutenant, Napoleon, later becomes part of Emperor Napoleon's court when she marries a soldier elevated to Duke by the Emperor."--Container
Hercules unchained ; White warrior( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White warrior: Hadji Murad, the White Warrior, leads a small band of Caucasus mountain warriors to victory over the superior Russian Army of Czar Nicholas I
Hercules by Pietro Francisci( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hércules se dirige a la corte del rey Pelias de Yolco para dar clases particulares a Ifito, hijo de Pelias, en el uso de las armas. La hermosa hija de Pelias, la princesa Iole da cuenta a Hércules de la historia de la llegada de su padre al poder y el robo de los tesoros más grandes del reino, el vellocino de oro. Algunos sospechan de que el rey Pelias ha adquirido el trono a través de fratricidio. Hércules y Iole se sienten atraídos el uno al otro y finalmente se desarrolla el romance. Pelias se siente desafíado, ya que su poder es puesto en duda por no poseer el vellocino, por lo que manda a los argonautas, entre ellos Hércules, a recuperarlo
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hercules unchained
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Alternative Names
Pietro Francisci cinéaste italien

Pietro Francisci director de cine italiano

Pietro Francisci director de cinema italià

Pietro Francisci director de cinema italiano

Pietro Francisci Italiaans filmregisseur (1906-1977)

Pietro Francisci Italian film director

Pietro Francisci italienischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Pietro Francisci regizor de film italian

Пьетро Франчиши

بيترو فرانسيسي

بيترو فرانسيسي مخرج أفلام إيطالي

پیترو فرانچیشی فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان ایتالیایی

Languages
English (79)

Italian (20)

Spanish (13)

French (12)

Chinese (1)