Paul Porcasi
Paul Porcasi was an Italian
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 film actor. He appeared in 142 films between 1917
1917 in film
The year 1917 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Foundation of Universum Film AG , as a propaganda film company, in Berlin.*Technicolor System 1, a two-color process, is introduced...

 and 1945
1945 in film
The year 1945 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Paramount Studios releases theatrical short cartoon titled The Friendly Ghost, featuring a ghost named Casper.* With Rossellini's Roma Città aperta, Italian neorealist cinema begins....


He was born in Palermo
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, Sicily
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 and died in Hollywood, California.

Selected filmography

  • Broadway
    Broadway (1929 film)
    Broadway is a 1929 film directed by Pál Fejös from the play of the same name by George Abbott and Philip Dunning. It stars Glenn Tryon, Evelyn Brent, Paul Porcasi, Robert Ellis, Merna Kennedy and Thomas E...

  • Murder on the Roof
    Murder on the Roof
    -Cast:* Dorothy Revier as Molly* Raymond Hatton as Drinkwater* Margaret Livingston as Marcia* David Newell as Ted Palmer* Paul Porcasi as Joe Carozzo* Virginia Brown Faire as Monica* William V. Mong as Anthony Sommers* Louis Natheaux as Victor...

  • Born Reckless
    Born Reckless (1930 film)
    Born Reckless is a American crime comedy directed by Andrew Bennison and John Ford, from a screenplay written by Donald Henderson Clarke based on his novel Louis Beretti. The film starred Edmund Lowe and Catherine Dale Owen.-Plot:...

  • Morocco
    Morocco (1930 film)
    Morocco is a 1930 film in which a Foreign Legionnaire meets and falls in love with a singer. It was directed by Josef von Sternberg and stars Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich and Adolphe Menjou. The story was adapted by Jules Furthman from the novel Amy Jolly by Benno Vigny...

  • Smart Money (1931)
  • Under 18
    Under 18
    Under 18 is a romantic drama film starring Marian Marsh, Anita Page, Regis Toomey, and Warren William. It is based on the short story "Sky Life" by Frank Mitchell Dazey and Agnes Christine Johnston...

  • Footlight Parade
    Footlight Parade
    -Cast:*James Cagney as Chester Kent, creator of musical prologues*Joan Blondell as Nan Prescott, his secretary*Ruby Keeler as Bea Thorn, dancer turned secretary turned dancer*Dick Powell as Scott 'Scotty' Blair, juvenile lead, former protege of Mrs...

  • La Cucaracha
    La Cucaracha (1934 film)
    La Cucaracha is a 1934 short musical film directed by Lloyd Corrigan. It was designed by Pioneer Pictures to display the new full-color Technicolor Process No. 4 , which had been used since 1932 mainly in Walt Disney cartoons. Jock Whitney and his cousin C. V. Whitney, the owners of Pioneer, were...

  • I Dream Too Much
    I Dream Too Much
    I Dream Too Much is a 1935 romantic comedy film directed by John Cromwell. It stars Henry Fonda, Lily Pons, and Lucille Ball in one of her earliest roles. It has been described as a "somewhat wispy operetta." Songs are by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields...

  • La Fiesta de Santa Barbara
    La Fiesta de Santa Barbara
    La Fiesta de Santa Barbara is a 1935 short comedy film directed by Louis Lewyn. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1936 for Best Short Subject...


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