Edoardo Anton

Edoardo Anton (7 January 1910 - 11 May 1986) was an Italian screenwriter and film director.

Edoardo Anton
Edoardo Antonelli

7 January 1910 (1910-01-07)
Rome, Italy
Died11 May 1986 (1986-05-12) (aged 76)
Rome, Italy
OccupationDirector, screenwriter


Born in Rome as Edoardo Antonelli, Anton was the son of the playwright and journalist Luigi Antonelli.[1] He entered the cinema industry in mid-thirties and soon became a prolific screenwriter specialized in comedy films.[1] His work as filmmaker is marginal, mainly confined to the co-direction of a few international co-productions;[1] the only work entirely attributable to him is Il lupo della frontiera.[1]

Selected filmography


Year Title Notes
1941 The Adventuress from the Floor Above
1941 Princess Cinderella
1942 Bengasi
1942 Headlights in the Fog
1950 I falsari
1952 I, Hamlet
1953 Saluti e baci
1953 The Enchanting Enemy
1955 Il coraggio
1955 The Sign of Venus
1956 Toto, Peppino, and the Hussy
1956 Totò, Peppino e i fuorilegge
1957 Husbands in the City
1958 Girls for the Summer
1958 Mogli pericolose
1959 The Beautiful Legs of Sabrina
1959 Le sorprese dell'amore
1959 Uncle Was a Vampire
1960 Gentlemen Are Born
1960 Robin Hood and the Pirates
1961 Romulus and the Sabines


Year Title Notes
1949 The Glass Mountain
1951 Il lupo della frontiera


  1. Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. p. 28. ISBN 8884401712.
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