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Riccardo Aragno

(1915-2003), Writer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Co-scripted with Wolf Mankovitz the screenplay for the Sophia Loren and Peter Sellers film based on Bernard Shaw's play The Millionairess, as well as organising Italian versions of Stanley Kubrick's films.

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Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(19)

Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(19)

Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno, by Lewis Morley - NPG x125219

Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno

by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1963
NPG x125219

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Anna Aragno

28 July 2018, 11:55

My Father wrote the main third-page political commentary pieces for the prestigious Italian newspaper La Stampa from London from the postwar years to the 80's. He also contributed to Swiss and Italian RAI and TV and was in in charge of films in the wellknown British radio program The Critics. In his later years, in addition to collaborating with Kubrick and writing several film scripts, he became professor of Film Studies at the American University in Rome, Italy.