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Mario Bava

Mario Bava (July 31, 1914 – April 25, 1980) was an Italian director, screenwriter, and cinematographer remembered as one of the greatest names from the "golden age" of Italian horror films. His father, Eugenio Bava (1886-1966), was a cinematographer in the early days of the Italian film industry. Bava was trained as a painter, and when he eventually followed his father into film photography his artistic background led him to a strong belief in the importance of visual composition in filmmaking. Bava worked in many popular genres, including viking films, peplum, spaghetti westerns, action, and even softcore, but it is his horror films and giallo mystery films which stand out and for which he is best remembered.

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Jul 31, 1914 In Sanremo, Liguria, Italy
Horror movies:
First Appeared:
In the movie I vampiri 1957-04-05
Latest Project:
Movie Mario Bava: Operazione paura 2004
Splat Known For
Poster of Shock
Poster of A Bay of Blood
Poster of Black Sabbath
Poster of Black Sunday
Splat Mario Bava Horror Filmography
Movie Mario Bava: Operazione paura Himself 2004
Movie Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre Himself 2000-01-01
Movie Inferno Visual effects/Special thanks 1980-02-07
Movie Shock Director/Cinematography (uncredited) 1977-08-12
Movie The House of Exorcism Director/Writer 1975-04-02
Movie Lisa and the Devil Director/Writer (screenplay) 1973-05-09
Movie Baron Blood Director/Cinematography 1972-02-25
Movie A Bay of Blood Director/Writer/Cinematography 1971-08-08
Movie 5 Dolls For An August Moon Director/Editor 1970-02-14
Movie Hatchet for the Honeymoon Director/Writer (uncredited)/Cinematography 1970-06-02
Movie Naked You Die Writer (story - uncredited) 1968-02-20
Movie Kill Baby, Kill Director/Writer/Cinematography (uncredited) 1966-07-08
Movie Planet of the Vampires Director/Writer/Special effects (uncredited) 1965-09-15
Movie Blood and Black Lace Director/Cinematography (uncredited) 1964-03-13
Movie Black Sabbath Director/Writer/Cinematography (uncredited) 1963-08-17
Movie The Girl Who Knew Too Much Director/Writer/Cinematography 1963-02-10
Movie The Whip and the Body Director (as John M. Old)/Cinematography (uncredited) 1963-08-29
Movie Hercules in the Haunted World Director/Writer (story and screenplay)/Cinematography 1961-11-16
Movie Black Sunday Director/Writer (uncredited)/Cinematography/Special effects (uncredited) 1960-08-11
Movie Atom Age Vampire Producer 1960-08-16
Movie Caltiki, the Immortal Monster Director (uncredited)/Cinematography (as John Foam)/Special effects (as Marie Foam) 1959-08-08
Movie I vampiri Director (uncredited)/Cinematography/Special effects (uncredited) 1957-04-05