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Sordi, Alberto 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 332 works in 1,160 publications in 8 languages and 5,035 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Romance films  History  Fiction  Dark comedy films  Gangster films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Author, Director, Scenarist, Contributor, Singer, Other, Producer, Author of screenplay, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alberto Sordi
I vitelloni by Federico Fellini( Visual )

119 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 978 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 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

74 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Fellini film newlyweds arrive in Rome for their honeymoon. The is obsessed with the "White Sheik" the hero of a soap opera photo romance strip and sneaks away to find him, leaving her conventional, petit bourgeois husband in hysterics as he tries to hide his wife's disappearance from his strait-laced relatives who are waiting to go with them to visit the Pope. A satirical film, targeting the trashy ?foto romanzi? comic strips that were extremely popular in Italy when the film was made
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 )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 518 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 )

24 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factory foreman Nino takes his wife and two daughters on vacation to Sicily, to visit his family and to get in touch with his roots. Trouble starts when his modern ways clash with the backward, hostile surroundings, and a favor he owes to a powerful Don is called into action
A farewell to arms by Frank Borzage( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a wounded American ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during World War I
The great war by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire exploring Italy's role in World War I
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 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Italian and Spanish and held by 61 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 )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and held by 59 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

The witches = Le streghe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short films each starring Silvana Mangano
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

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
Two nights with Cleopatra( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 42 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
Il Marchese del Grillo by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 36 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 27 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
I magliari by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario leaves Italy to earn a living as a miner in Germany, but becomes entangled with a Neapolitan mob boss in the clothing industry
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 )

9 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
Bello, onesto, emigrato Australia sposerebbe compaesana illibata( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Italian comedy, Amedio is a telephone lineman who works in remote parts of Australia. Unfortunately, for this shy, homely Italian man, all of Australia is remote. He wants a wife, and arranges for one by mail. The woman he has chosen is Carmela, a very beautiful mature prostitute who seeks to retire from her profession. The picture he sent her to induce her to come to Australia wasn't of himself, but of his handsome buddy Giuseppe. The picture convinces her to come out, but when she arrives and meets Amedio, she says she won't go through with the marriage because she wants Giuseppe. How will he be able to satisfy Carmela and still marry her?--All Movie Guide
 
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Lo sceicco bianco = The white sheik
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Alberto Sordi acteur, réalisateur et scénariste italien

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Alberto Sordi Italiako zinema

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Albertus Sordi histrio Italicus

Sordi, Alberto

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Алберто Сорди италиански актьор

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