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Steno 1917-1988

Overview
Works: 111 works in 438 publications in 6 languages and 672 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Diaries  Short films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  History  Police films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Author, fmd, Performer, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Other, Restager , Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steno
Un americano a Roma by Steno( Visual )

51 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian man is obsessed with American culture
Guardie e ladri by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Per non essere radiato, il brigadiere Bottoni (Aldo Fabrizi) deve arrestare entro tre mesi Ferdinando Esposito (Totò), un piccolo truffatore che si è lasciato sfuggire. Dopo spassosissime vicende e rocamboleschi inseguimenti i due finiranno per diventare amici."--Container
Capriccio all'italiana by Steno( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-story compilation was made in the 1960s by some of Italy's leading directors of the time. As the film unfolds we see a maniac (who loathes long-haired young men) kidnap the offending young men and give them all a draconian haircut ; a woman passenger who, for no apparent reason, incites her boyfriend to drive in a dangerous manner ; a troupe of live puppets put on an unusual production of Shakespeare's Othello and give it an unexpected ending ; a queen goes on an official visit to an African country and delivers a speech intended for another country ; a nanny who forbids her charges to read violent comics only to read out to them the more acceptable fairytales of Chales Perrault, so reducing th epoor children to tears ; and an obsessively jealous woman who shadows her husband for an entire day only to find out that the man had an appointment with his tailor
Totò nella luna by Steno( Visual )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Italian man is discovered to have the same elements in his blood as a monkey. American scientists believe this will make him the perfect candidate to be sent into space. However there are complications with German spies and aliens from another planet"--Container
Banana Joe( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In una non precisata repubblica sudamericana, un commerciante di banane svolge il suo lavoro e aiuta gli indigeni del villaggio. Guai in vista. (Morandini)
Totò a colori by Steno( Visual )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A musician, Antonio Scannagatti (Toto), hopes to sell his composition, "Epopea italiana", to Tiscordi, one of the most important Italian impresarios"--The Internet movie database
Totò e i re di Roma by Steno( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ercole Pappalardo (Totò), married with five daughters, lives with only one dream-- to be upgraded from his current position in the Ministry. One evening at the theater he accidentally sneezed on his boss, after that everything that could go wrong, goes wrong, and his dream for a promotion is no longer possible-- Ercole finally wakes up and realizes it was only a dream
Un giorno in pretura by Steno( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A judge presides over four cases brought before him during the course of a day
Piccola posta by Steno( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La "rubrica del cuore" curata da Lady Eva su un settimanale femminile segue tre casi particolari: una donna sposata in crisi, un'aspirante diva, un'ottuagenaria arzilla. Si ritrovano tutti alla polizia. (Morandini)
Totò cerca casa by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

5 years after World War II, a family is forced to find a new apartment in Rome. Finally after much searching, they find a nice apartment, only to find it has also been rented to another family
Sotto le stelle del '44 : un diario futile by Steno( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toto, Eva e il pennello proibito by Steno( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Il Museo del Prado di Madrid custodisce due preziose opere del Goya, la Maja desnuda e la Maja vestida. E se il grande pittore avesse dipinto anche una Maja in camicia? Appena uscito di prigione, il truffatore italiano La Spada (Mario Carotenuto) commissiona il falso al maestro Scorcelletti (Totò), e con l'aiuto di una bella aiutante (Abbe Lane) raggira il critico d'arte Francisco Montiel (Louis De Funes) e si prepara a vendere il quadro per duecento milioni. Ma quando la truffa sta per andare in porto Scorcelletti e il suo assistente (Giacomo Furia) si fanno vivi per partecipare agli uti ..."--Container
Febbre da cavallo by Carlo Vanzina( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men, swept away by the passion of betting on horses, try to win and change their lives. With the help of the lawyer De Marchi, they come up with a plan to swindle the Grand Prize, but they are uncovered and prosecuted by a judge who is also a gambler
Toto e le donne by Steno( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totò, commesso in un negozio di stoffe, esasperato dalle mille proibizioni di una moglie invadente e bisbetica, cerca rifugio nella sua soffitta, dove la notte può fumare in pace il sigaro e leggere i libri gialli che tanto lo appassionano. In una di queste sue vacanze casalinghe Totò ricorda episodi della vita sua o di altri che servono a confermare le sue teorie di misogino convinto: le donne sono le prime nemiche dell'uomo, sono fonte per lui d'infiniti danni, d'insoffribili seccature. (LaFeltrinelli)
Piedone l'africano by Steno( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piedone, l'immenso poliziotto napoletano, questa volta è in missione a Johannesburg. Deve scoprire chi tira le fila del contrabbando dei diamanti. Ha un aiutante, Cannavale, e un figlioccio acquisito in loco, il bambino Bobo. I tre, tra un'avventura e l'altra, scoprono il trucco. (Mymovies)
Piedone lo sbirro( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piedone, un poliziotto famoso per la fondamentale bontà d'animo e anche per i metodi spicci con i quali tratta i delinquenti, viene osteggiato dal nuovo superiore che, dopo un trattamento "pesante" ad un delinquente, lo destituisce dalla carica. Il nostro però non se ne dà per inteso e, dopo aver debellato una pericolosa banda di spacciatori, viene reintegrato con tutti gli onori. (Mymovies)
Mio figlio Nerone by Mario Serandrei( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the 1st-century Roman emperor Nero
Samye luchshie italʹi︠a︡nskie komedii( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Russian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piedone d'Egitto by Steno( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police Commissioner Rizzo heads to Egypt to locate a missing professor who discovered an insect who can smell where oil is located
La patata bollente by Steno( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernardo Mambelli lavora come operaio in una fabbrica, è un comunista convinto e soprattutto coerente e difende sempre i diritti dei lavoratori oppressi, quando può. Una sera assiste al pestaggio di un ragazzo da parte di una banda di fascisti e dopo averlo salvato lo ospita a casa sua perchè possa riprendersi. Il ragazzo si chiama Claudio ed è omosessuale, per Bernardo non è un problema, ma l'entrata di Claudio nella sua vita scatenerà una serie di equivoci con la fidanzata, con il vicinato e con i compagni di lavoro e di partito ... (LaFeltrinelli)
 
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Alternative Names
Monicelli, Steno E. 1915-1988

Vanzina , Stefano

Vanzina, Stefano 1915-1988

Vanzina, Stefano 1917-1988

Vanzina, Steno

Vanzina Steno 1917-1988

Vanzini, Stefano 1915-1988

Languages
Italian (218)

Spanish (11)

English (6)

French (4)

German (1)

Russian (1)