Arturo Ambrosio
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1869
Birth Place:
Turin, Italy

Biography

Producer Arturo Ambrosio is considered to be the father of the Italian film industry. He came to the budding industry via the optical equipment shop he owned. There he began filming and developing documentary films in 1904, and they were the first made in Italy. The following year, Ambrosio founded the first Italian film studio, Film Ambrosio, and continued making documentaries. Eventually he...