Mario Chiari
Date of Birth
Jul 14, 1909
Birth Place:
Florence, Italy

Biography

Production designer Mario Chiari was one of the world's premiere art directors. He originally studied architecture, but in the 1930s turned to set design. He first worked in theater and opera. He started in films as an assistant director and also began working as a co-writer for two Alessandro Blasetti films La Corona di Ferro (1941) and Fabiola (1948). He debuted as an art director with...