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Sordi, Alberto 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,193 publications in 6 languages and 5,081 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Comedy films  Fiction  Internet videos  History  Dark comedy films  Romance films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Author, Director, Interviewee, Scenarist, Contributor, Singer, Author of screenplay, Costume designer, Other, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alberto Sordi
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
Mafioso by Alberto Lattuada( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nino is an auto-factory foreman who takes his proper, modern wife and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to the antiquated, rural Sicily to visit his family and get back in touch with his roots. Nino gets more than he bargained for when he discovers some harsh truths about his ancestors and himself
Lo sceicco bianco = The white sheik by Federico Fellini( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan Cavalli brings his new wife Wanda to Rome on the least romantic honeymoon in history--a rigid schedule of family meetings and an audience with the Pope. But Wanda, dreaming of the dashing hero of a photo-strip cartoon, drifts off in search of the White Sheik, thus setting off a slapstick comedy
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
Un americano a Roma by Steno( Visual )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about Nando Meniconi, a young Italian man crazy about the U.S.A. and all things American
Una vita difficile by Dino Risi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvio Magnozzi (Alberto Sordi), a partisan with the Resistance, meets his future wife near the end of WWII when she helps save him from the Germans. After the war, working as a leftist journalist, he bring her to Rome. However, his principled stance works as an impediment to advancement, and his wife leaves him. His fortunes seem to change when he accepts a job as a servant to a rich industrialist
Alberto Sordi : un attore grande grande( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two nights with Cleopatra( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each night, Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, gives herself to the officer who guards her door -- the following day she has him poisoned. For this reason no one wants to do guard duty anymore, but Cesarino, a naive officer who has just arrived from abroad, considers the assignment an honor. That night Cleopatra leaves her quarters and has a slave girl take her place."--Container
Tutti a casa by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in Italian and German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goal of every soldier is to return home alive
Il Marchese del Grillo by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marchese del Grillo is a nobleman who escapes the boredom of every day life by playing nasty jokes on people, even the Pope. The Marchese discovers his physical (unrelated) twin in a Roman tavern - a drunkard who works transporting coal when he is sober. As a joke, The Marchese takes the passed-out drunk to his mansion and puts him in his bed, all to convice the drunk and everyone else that this man is the real marchese
Un borghese piccolo piccolo by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice into his own hands
Il boom( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy in which a man contemplates selling one of his eyes to pay for the extravagant things his wife buys
Alberto Sordi : un italiano come noi : biografia, testi, filmografia by Giancarlo Governi( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giorno in pretura( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A judge presides over four cases brought before him during the course of a day
Polvere di stelle by Alberto Sordi( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, American USO tours gave new life to Italy's native music-hall performers, as it gave them a livelier venue for entertaining both the local population and the incoming soldiers. This Italian film, starring Alberto Sordi and Monica Vitti, tells the story of two such performers, their ambitions and their struggles
Ammazza che fusto! by Alberto Sordi( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of well known sketches by the actor, Alberto Sordi, in fifty years activity in cinema, theater and on radio
Storia di un commediante : racconti, aneddoti e confessioni by Alberto Sordi( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberto Sordi by Claudio G Fava( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alberto Sordi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alberto Sordi (Rome, 1920 - 2003) is an Italian actor, director, and screenwriter. Along with Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Tognazzi, Nino Manfredi, and Vittorio Gassman, Sordi was one of the great names of the commedia all'italiana; he was also spokesman of the Romany in Italian cinematography. Between 1952 and 1955, Sordi achieved stardom within the world of cinema with The White Sheikh (1952) and The Useless (1953). In 1977, he starred in A Little Bourgeois Piccolo with Shelley Winters and Romolo Valli. He received five Nastro d'Argento awards and seven David di Donatello awards, and in 1995 won the Golden Lion for his film career at the Venice Film Festival
Sordi segreto : un italiano a Roma( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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