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 Clara Calamai

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Clara Calamai

  • Birth 7 Sep 1909 Prato, Provincia di Prato, Toscana, Italy
  • Death 21 Sep 1998 Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
  • Burial Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
  • Memorial ID 11464415

Actress. "Black star" of Italian movies. She reached the greatest fame thanks to a scandal, while in 'La cena delle beffe' of Blasetti, she showed her breast. The top of her 'dark lady fame' came in 1942, when she played in Luchino Visconti's 'Ossessione' from Caine's the Postman Always Rings Twice, here in neorealist version. She is best remembered for "Ettore Fieramosca," "Queen of Navarra," "Henry IV" and "Deep Red."

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  • Added: 2 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11464415
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Calamai (7 Sep 1909–21 Sep 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11464415, citing Rimini Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .