Dino De Laurentiis Obituary

OBITUARY

Dino De Laurentiis, storied movie producer, dies at 91

 

 

 

De Laurentiis helped revive the film industry in his native Italy and later ran studios and produced big-budget movies in the U.S. His output was once described as ‘high-brow and low-brow, huge moneymakers and expensive flops.’

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
November 11, 2010

 

Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation’s film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic “La Strada” and the 1976 remake of “King Kong,” has died. He was 91.

 

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