Re: Whatever happened to Enzo Staiola?

Jean Hewlett (nbclsref@sonic.net)
Thu, 18 Oct 2001 14:08:00 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks, Gary!
Jean

Gary Handman wrote:
>
> Italian Films: Who's Who (by John Steward; McFarland 1994) lists
> Staiola's last film as Spade senza bandiere (1960) and simply offers "He
> eventually quit movies".
>
> At 11:58 AM 10/16/2001 -0700, Jean Hewlett wrote:
> >Can anyone suggest a source where I can find biographical information
> >about Enzo Staiola, the child actor who appeared in "The Bicycle Thief?"
> >
> >Our patron is especially interested in what Staiola did after he quit
> >making movies around 1960.
> >
> >So far we have checked:
> >IMDB: Lists 10 films, DOB 15 Nov 1939, Rome, Italy. AKA Enzo Stajola.
> >Current Biography: No Listing
> >Gale Biography Resource Center: No Listing
> >Biography & Geneaology Master Index: Lists one source, "Italian Films: A
> >Who's Who" by John Stewart
> >"Italian Films: A Who's Who": Lists DOB, AKA, and 13 films, says
> >"...never recaptured the dynamism of his first role. He eventually quit
> >movies."
> >
> >Any further suggestions will be most appreciated! Thanks!
> >Jean Hewlett
> >North Bay Cooperative Library System, Santa Rosa CA
> >nbclsref@sonic.net
>
> Gary Handman
> Director
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
> 510-643-8566
> ghandman@library.berkeley.edu