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Rosanna Schiaffino (2 original photographs of the Italian film actress)

by [Schiaffino, Rosanna]

Condition: Very Good

N.p., 1950s. Very Good. Two original b/w photographs of Italian actress, Rosanna Schiaffino. Posed and snapshot images: a double-weight leg-emphasizing roadside image, and receiving a large bouquet of flowers at the steps of an airplane. Brief pencil on the smaller verso. From an archive of material crediting photographers or press agencies Angelo Frontoni, Giancolombo, Farabola, Federico Garolla, Rossell, Roma's Press Photo, O. Civirani. Schiaffino (1939-2009) was a magazine cover model, began acting after Neorealism cinema of the 1950s. Notable films: "Piece of the Sky" (1959), "La sfida" (1958), several peplums (gladiator). Originally billed as the "Italian Hedy Lamarr," marred into jet-set. Her interaction with the camera is palpable, and her experience in beauty pageants is reflected in carefully executed poses. Photos 5 x 7 and 7.75 x 10.25 inches. Very Good Plus overall, light curling, faint foxing.
  • Bookseller: Well-Stacked Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 126575
  • Title: Rosanna Schiaffino (2 original photographs of the Italian film actress)
  • Author: [Schiaffino, Rosanna]
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: N.p.
  • Date published: 1950s


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