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Sordi, Alberto 1919-2003

Works: 336 works in 1,191 publications in 8 languages and 5,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Comedy films  Romance films  History  Fiction  Dark comedy films  Internet videos  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Author, Director, Interviewee, Scenarist, Singer, Contributor, Costume designer, Other, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alberto Sordi
I vitelloni by Federico Fellini( Visual )

123 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 983 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 )

75 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on her honeymoon in Rome the bride runs off with her romantic idol, a fotoromanzi actor. This is the version released outside of Italy in 1956
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 528 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 )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 473 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 266 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 )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire exploring Italy's role in World War I
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
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
Una vita difficile by Dino Risi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and held by 61 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 brings 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 52 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goal of every soldier is to return home alive
Two nights with Cleopatra( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 44 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 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 28 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
Polvere di stelle by Alberto Sordi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 23 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
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 )

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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lo sceicco bianco = The white sheik
Alternative Names
Alberto Sordi acteur, réalisateur et scénariste italien

Alberto Sordi actor italià

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Alberto Sordi włoski aktor

Albertus Sordi histrio Italicus

Sordi, Alberto

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Алберто Сорди италиански актьор

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