Aldo Tonti

Cinematographer, Film cinematographer

1910 – 1988

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Who was Aldo Tonti?

Aldo Tonti was an Italian cinematographer.

Born in Rome, Tonti started his career as photographer, then entered the industry of cinema as assistant camera operator. He debuted as cinematographer in 1939, with Piccoli naufraghi by Flavio Calzavara; his first important work was Ossessione by Luchino Visconti. His works include films by Federico Fellini, King Vidor, Richard Fleischer, Roberto Rossellini, John Huston, Alberto Lattuada, Mario Monicelli, Sergio Sollima, Pietro Germi, Dino Risi, Marco Ferreri. In 1961 he won a Silver Ribbon for best cinematography for Nicholas Ray's The Savage Innocents. Tonti retired in 1982.

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Born
Mar 2, 1910
Rome
Also known as
  • Fritz Marlat
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Lived in
  • Kingdom of Italy
Died
Jul 2, 1988
Rome

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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