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Magnani, Anna 1908-1973

Overview
Works: 296 works in 1,010 publications in 7 languages and 8,054 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Musical films  Biography  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Anna Magnani
 
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Open city by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

193 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II
Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

87 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Magnani is Mamma Roma, a middle-aged prostitute who attempts to extricate herself from her sordid past for the sake of her son. Filmed in the great tradition of Italian neorealism, Mamma Roma offers an unflinching look at the struggle for survival in postwar Italy, and highlights director Pier Paolo Paolini's lifelong fascination with the marginalized and dispossessed. Though banned upon its release for obscenity, today Mamma Roma remains a classic, featuring a powerhouse perfomance by one of cinema's greatest actresses and offering a glimpse at a country's most controversial director in the process of finding his style
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
The fugitive kind by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and German and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and Italian and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their stripped-down aesthetic, largely nonprofessional casts, and unorthodox approaches to storytelling, these intensely emotional works were international sensations and came to define the neorealist movement. Shot in battle-ravaged Italy and Germany
The golden coach by Jean Renoir( Visual )

42 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteenth-century comic fantasy about a viceroy in Central America who receives a golden coach and gives it to the star of a touring commedia dell'arte company. Shot and released simultaneously in English, French, and Italian language versions; Renoir was said to prefer this English language version of the three
Bellissima by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

44 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Italian master director Luchino Visconti (The Leopard, Rocco and His Brothers) directs this searing critique of celebrity culture in post war Italy. Maddalena (Anna Magnani - Open City, The Rose Tattoo, Mamma Roma) is an impoverished screen struck mother convinced of her daughter Maria's star potential when auditions are called for a child actor role at Cincetta studios. Dreaming of a better life as she struggles in working class Rome Maddalena invests everything including her last penny into the dream her daughter will be discovered"--Container
Roma by Federico Fellini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travelogue, memoir and outrageous cinematic spectacle converge in this kaleidoscopic valentine to the Eternal City, composed by one of its most iconic inhabitants. Leisurely one moment and breathless the next, this urban fantasia by Federico Fellini interweaves recollections of the director's young adulthood in the era of Mussolini with an impressionistic portrait of contemporary Rome, where he and his film crew are shooting footage of the bustling cityscape"--Container
L'Amore by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in Italian and Spanish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two episodes. In the first part, a woman talks on the phone to the man who has forsaken her. In the second part, a peasant woman is seduced and is convinced she will give birth to a new Messiah
Stage & spectacle : three films by Jean Renoir( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Near the end of his long and celebrated career, master filmmaker Jean Renoir indulged his lifelong obsession with life-as-theater and in rapid succession directed The Golden Coach (1953), French Cancan (1955), and Elena and Her Men (1956), three delirious films infatuated with the past, love, and artifice
The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drunken buffoon (Anthony Quinn) is elected as mayor a small Italian village that must hide its one million bottles of wine from the occupying Nazis
Rom, offene Stadt( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Aktivitäten, die Verfolgung und das grausame Ende einer italienischen Widerstandsgruppe zur Zeit der deutschen Besatzung Roms (1944). Im Mittelpunkt die Schicksale eines in einer illegalen Druckerei beschäftigten Arbeiters und eines Priesters, der ihm und anderen Verfolgten Schutz gewährt. Der Film wurde noch während des Krieges konzipiert und beruft sich auf historisch belegte Begebenheiten. Rossellini inszenierte mit persönlichem, spontanem Engagement in dokumentarischem Stil. Ein Zeugnis der Zeitgeschichte - und ein Meilenstein der Filmgeschichte, der den italienischen "Neorealismus" weltweit berühmt machte
The golden coach( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camilla is the leading star of a commedia dell'arte troupe touring colonial Peru in the early 18th century. The actors arrive on the same boat that transports the new golden coach of the Viceroy. Camilla has to dally with her three lovers--Felipe, a young officer, a suave Viceroy, and Ramon, a bullfighter. Each man desires Camilla for different purposes
The miracle( Visual )

12 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious woman, tending goats on a hillside, decides that life is worthless. A stranger, whom she identifies as St. Joseph, appears to her. Through this stranger, a series of events take place which lead the woman to a dramatic and enlightening understanding at the conclusion of the story
Teresa Venerdì by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young physician working in an orphanage who finds himself innocently involved with three women. What unfolds is a hilarious comedy filled with action, intrique and jealousy
The blind woman of Sorrento( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she was only a child, Beatrice witnessed the brutal murder of her mother and lost her sight from the shock. An innocent man was convicted and executed for the crime. Beatrice now has a chance to restore her sight and reveal the real killer
L'onorevole Angelina( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one woman's journey as she leads a group of women to revolt against tyranny, her subsequent arrest, and coming to grips with her role as wife and mother
Siamo donne by Alfredo Guarini( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four famous actresses play themselves in four sketches, each one based (allegedly) on an incident from her own life."--IMDb
Joyful laughter = Risate di gioia by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in Italian and German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plotting pickpockets have an evening of petty larceny planned for New Year's Eve. Unfortunately, their bungling friend shows a positive genius for unintentional interference
L'automobile = The automobile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Automobile tells the story of Anna, an experienced prostitute who despite her success as a permanent part of the Roman nightlife, is dissatisfied by her position. Reflecting upon her situation and hoping for a way out she decides to buy a convertible. But when she ventures outside of the city for the first time, the people and situations she encounters are not what she expects and things go from bad to worse
 
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