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Sordi, Alberto 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 340 works in 734 publications in 7 languages and 4,155 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Exhibition catalogs  History  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Director, Costume designer, Vocalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Alberto Sordi, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alberto Sordi
I vitelloni by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film compassioniately details a year in the life of five young men lingering in post-adolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small town and struggling to find meaning in their lives
Lo sceicco bianco The white sheik ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in Italian and Korean and held by 582 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
Mafioso by Alberto Lattuada ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 445 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
Those magnificent men in their flying machines by Ken Annakin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a wounded American ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during World War I
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
Lo Sceicco bianco The white sheik by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A provincial Italian plans a conventional honeymoon, including an audience with the Pope, until his bride sneaks off in pursuit of her fantasy hero. Unfortunately, her White Sheik is no more than an actor whose chivalry is matched by his lechery
Alberto Sordi : un attore grande grande ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Federico Feillini's The young and the passionate (Vitelloni) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Character study of five aimless young men living in a small Italian town, based in part upon Fellini's own experiences and those of his acquaintances
La grande guerra by Mario Monicelli ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Italian and Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during World War I, the two protagonists (played by Sordi and Gassman) are cowards whose main concern is to survive at all costs
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Italian and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
Two nights with Cleopatra ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 41 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."--Container
Un americano a Roma ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about Nando Meniconi, a young Italian man crazy about the U.S.A. and all things American
The White sheik by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ivan and his bride Wanda arrive in Rome to meet his relatives after their marriage. Wanda sneaks off to meet her favorite fotoromanzi actor, the White Sheik. While she is meeting with him, Ivan, who is searching for her, tries to excuse her absence to the relatives. After making a mess of her life, she attempts suicide and is taken to a mental hospital. She and Ivan are reunited just in time to have an audience with the Pope and then meet his family
I Vitelloni The young and the passionate ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Character study of five aimless young men living in a small Italian town, based in part upon Fellini's own experiences and those of his acquaintances
Tutti a casa by Luigi Comencini ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Italian and Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young second lieutenant, Alberto Innocenzi, vain yet attentive to his duties, is swept away by the announcement on 8 September 1943 by the Italian government of an armistice during World War II. He and the men of his brigade learn that it is better to quit than to let themselves be led into more trouble
Una vita difficile by Dino Risi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Italian and held by 28 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
Il Marchese del Grillo by Mario Monicelli ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Italian and German and held by 26 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 22 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
Die Müßiggänger I vitelloni ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in German and Italian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Sordi, Alberto
Languages
Italian (204)
English (15)
French (7)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Korean (1)
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