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Encyclopedia > Nanni Loy

Nanni Loy (October 23, 1925 - August 21, 1995) was an Italian film, theatre and TV director. October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Loy was born in Cagliari, Sardinia. He became famous for introducing in Italy the candid camera with his show Specchio segreto in 1965. Càgliari is the capital of the island of Sardinia, an autonomous region of Italy. ... Sardinia (pronounced ; Italian: ; Sardinian: or Sardinnya) is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). ... Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially appeared on radio as Candid Microphone in the 1940s, then screened in the United States in the 1950s, with local versions produced around the world. ...

He specialized in comedy films such as Padre di famiglia, but he also shot film dealing with social themes (Detenuto in attesa di giudizio and Sistemo l'America e torno).

Loy died at Fregene, near Rome, in 1995. Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5...

Partial filmography

  • Parola di ladro (1956) (with Gianni Puccini)
  • Il marito (1958) (with Gianni Puccini)
  • Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (1959)
  • Un giorno da leoni (1961)
  • Le quattro giornate di Napoli (1962)
  • Made in Italy (1965)
  • Il padre di famiglia (1967)
  • Rosolino Paternò soldato (1970)
  • Detenuto in attesa di giudizio (1971)
  • Sistemo l'America e torno (1973)
  • Quelle strane occasioni (1976)- episodio "Italian Superman", firmato come Anonimo
  • Signore e signori, buonanotte (1976)
  • CafĂ© Express (1980)
  • Testa o croce (1982)
  • Mi manda Picone (1984)
  • Amici miei atto III (1985)
  • Scugnizzi (1989)
  • Pacco, doppio pacco e contropaccotto (1993)



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