It was a return to the cinema Ariston di Gagliano – CatanzaroInforma

Il racconto di Vincenzo Concolino sul cinema Ariston di Gagliano

70 years ago, in 1952, it began in the old quarter of Catanzaro, Gagliano, the construction of a movie theater, placed at the entrance of the old town and specifically in the first crossing of Corso De Seta.

The immobile was realized Bernardo Toto Concolinofather of the scrivente, builder of the profession, assisted by fellow Gaglianesi, Luigi Trapasso and Lorenzo Caroleo.

The opera was last in 1954 and the name comes from “ARISTON CINEMA“.

The inauguration if it has the first pomeriggio di Domenica on October 31, 1954 (actually 68 years), with the screening of the film ” SALOME’ ” a film in Technicolor (from 1953), with the protagonist, after all, due colossi of American cinema , Rita Hayworth and Stewart Granger .

1667300838 67 It was a return to the cinema Ariston di GaglianoIt was a very large cultural and social event, which included the participation of all the community that allora was that of a true country of its own. Uomini e donne. Adulti, anziani e bambini.

Not a huge success, with an enthusiastic and irrepressible public, both because of the soddisfare of the wealthy people of Gagliano and of the city of Catanzaro, on the opening day, the film was shown consecutively for three turns and for one anchor all day, for all the seventeenth

In which anni poter will go to cinema in the country rappresentava l’unique sefogo serale e domenicale, also perché i collegamenti pubblici with Catanzaro, all’era no agevoli e TV no era ancora arrivata nelle case degli italiani, so much che only a Starting from 1957, during the coming intervals, special projects of the most important television transmissions of the time (Lascia or Raddoppia, il Musichiere, Canzonissima, Carosello).

Nei fatti, the cinema Ariston di Gagliano was, for that time, also a time of ritrovo and aggregazione.

Qualche ano più tardi, il 20 Luglio 1958, venne proiettato the film “DUE SOLDI DI SPERANZA” by the royal director of Renato Castellani, who won the Palma d’oro at the Cannes Festival of 1952 and who was a pregevole fish of the commedia all’ Italian ed also an interesting document sugli usi ei costumi dell’ Italia rurale del secondo dopoguerra. Quest’ cinematographic opera according to the birth of “pink neorealism”, characterized by the avvalersi scelta di attori spesso non professionisti. In particular, the actress Maria Fiore who mise in evidence her fresh pregiudicata and the Calabrian actor Vincenzo Musolino, who is right in this movie and who is surprised by nature, bravery and physicality.

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Il Musolino worked with i maggiori registi degli anni ’50, from Luigi Comencini to Pietro Germi, to Vittorio De Sica, per esordire, in 1968, as regist and sceneggiatore.

For the screening of the film “Due Soldi di Speranza” all”Ariston di Gagliano, this interpreter was present at the screening of the film.

The climate of interest and frenetic atmosphere, which came to be created by the residents of Gagliano for this event, culminated in a true and own “standing ovation” from the public when the actor appeared in the theater.

Also, this page tells of the great success and participation in massa di tutti gli abitanti di Gagliano.

The “ARISTON CINEMA” was made up of a very large room for the public, arranged by the meta of the wooden footed seats with iron structure and by the other meta of the fully footed wooden sofa, tutte fissate to the pavement.

1667300838 386 It was a return to the cinema Ariston di Gagliano1667300838 481 It was a return to the cinema Ariston di GaglianoThe original seat, like the photo, is ably restored by a skilled and capable hand, thanks to a passionate labor, while the photo of the armchair reproduces a fac-simile of the original used in the Ariston room.

In the background of the room, at the top, was mounted a large schermo cinemascope that stood at the top of a piccolo palcoscenico that was used by manifestazioni canore, recitazioni, rappresentazioni sacre e spettacoli ludici (prestigiatori, fachiri, mangiatori di spade, etc.). Its entrance and lati della sala, due ampie porte di uscita per il pubblico.

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The entrance hall, quite spacious, included the biglietteria with an annesso ufficio, a bench-bar, i igienici services and a large central door giving access to the cinematographic room.
The projection booth was located above the entrance hall and was an autonomous locale with external scaletta. L’operatore cinematografico, with so much patent, was Signor Tommaso Genovese, Gaglianese, personaggio a modo, professionale e capace. All the time giovanissimo (per come appear in photo) ed oggi, ottantaseienne, rimasto the only testimonial anchored in life dell’ attività dell’ Ariston e il cui enthusiasm nel raccontare gli eventi è estato da stimolo por la tesura di questa pagina di vita .

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Egli è riuscito a trasmettere the own testimony ed a raccontare gli innumerevoli episodi vissuti during his labor permanenza all’Ariston, che sono stati preziosi e determinanti per questa ricotruzione with which if riporta alla luce di storia della Gagliano di un tempo che i less giovani we do not know and that contributes to the cultural heritage of the old quarter of the city of Catanzaro. A quartiere, Gagliano, dalle profonde radici storiche culturali e rich di tradizioni, custodendo tesori risalenti ad epoche preistoriche (loc. Petrusa), romane e byzantine.

A further contribution is made by Signora Eugenia Ciampa (and from the association ” Catanzaro ieri oggi…e domani ” di cui she è membro). Donna and polyhedral artist, anchored in attività, which has suddenly accolto l’appello rivolto alla her association and has given testimony per aver calato, in first person, il palcoscenico dell’Ariston in one spettacolo of 1955, all’età say soli 14 anni.

Photo and testimonial sono state recuperate thanks to all the active contribution of the association “Gagliano nel tempo”, in the person of his administrator Signor Claudio Pugliese, also the administrator and member of the association “Catanzaro Antica” si sono da subito prodigati per il rinvenimento di ulteriore materiale.

Bisogna dare atto a tutte queste associazioni che sono presenti sul territory e sul web ormai da diverti anni, come, traverso i parrot associati, con i parrot racconti, con loro storie e con loro documentazioni fotografiche, riescano a tenere in vita, nelle menti dei cittadini, luoghi e personaggi che hanno rappresentato il tessuto sociale, economico e culturale dei quartieri e dell’intera città.

1667300839 119 It was a return to the cinema Ariston di GaglianoWith this last photo that my ritrae giovanissimo, ad 11 anni e mezzo di età, negli uffici dell’Ariston assieme all’ attore Vincenzo Musolino si ravviva in me il ricordo della stretta di mano e della promessa di avviarmi nel mondo del cinema non appena fossi diventato maggiorenne. Purtroppo in 1969 egli mori ‘to Rome unexpectedly, all’età di soli 39 anni, e così mia cine carriera lasted so long as his promise to him.

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