Milestones

Marcello Geppetti was born in Rieti

1933

Fire at the Hotel Ambasciatori in Rome; Don Gussoni, parish priest of NY, is surprised at the exit of a nightclub and the photo arouses much scandal

1959

Anita Ekberg threatens with arch and arrows the photographers and the shots are published exclusively on Life; Celebrities like Grace Kelly and Gregory Peck are photographed in the Eternal City for the Olympic Games; Marcello Geppetti appears as a photographer on the set of "Totò, Peppino and... Dolce Vita"

1960

Some photos are taken from the set of “La riffa” and “Le tentazioni del Dottor Antonio”, episodes of the film "Boccaccio 70"

1961

Liz Taylor and Richard Burton are surprised kissing each other on a boat in Ischia; Jayne Masfield is attacked by the dancer Alma del Rio and the photo is published on Leg by Donna Karan; Photographic service of Monica Vitti in her villa in Ischia

1962

J. F. Kennedy visits Rome and Naples

1963

The Beatles performed in Rome at Teatro Adriano; Marcello Geppetti enters the "Momento Sera"; Piper club inauguration, Geppetti immortalizes Patty Pravo's debut

1965

AIRF was founded (Italian Association of Reporters Photographers)

1966

The Rolling Stones performed in Rome at Palazzo dello Sport; Brigitte Bardot and Gunter Sachs are surprised naked by their pool (BB's first nude)

1967

Jimi Hendrix performed in concert at Teatro Brancaccio in Rome; Social movements and clashes between university students and police at Valle Gulia and Sapienza University, Marcello Geppetti is injured by the launch of a desk

1968

Alberto Sordi is photographed while kissing a girl

1970

Attack at Fiumicino airport in Rome

1973

Photographers get the journalist's card after an awkward battle brought by the AIRF; Killing of Giorgiana Masi

1977

Killing of Aldo Moro

1978

The Troupe agency was born

1985

The Troupe agency becomes Troupe News

1987

David Schonauer, after the exhibition at the Miller Gallery in NY, defines Marcello Geppetti “The most underrated photographer in history”

1997

Marcello Geppetti passed away in Rome

1998

The photos of the kiss between Liz Taylor and Richard Burton and of Anita Ekberg shooting arrows against photographers are included in the ARTH 293/693 study at the University of Pennsylvania

2001

Marcello Geppetti's photographs are exhibited at the De Lellis Gallery in NY along with those of Wegee

2009

Marcello Geppetti Media Company was born

2011

dolceVita GALLERY opens in Rome

2014