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The Resource Ladri di biciclette : The bicycle thief, un film P.D.S. "produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli ... [et al.] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica, (videorecording)

Ladri di biciclette : The bicycle thief, un film P.D.S. "produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli ... [et al.] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica, (videorecording)

Label
Ladri di biciclette : The bicycle thief
Title
Ladri di biciclette
Title remainder
The bicycle thief
Statement of responsibility
un film P.D.S. "produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli ... [et al.] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica
Title variation
Bicycle thief
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • eng
  • ita
Summary
Story of an unemployed man and his son in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up posters, work requiring a bicycle to get around. The bicycle is stolen; panic stricken at being unable to recover his bicycle and at the prospect of losing his job, the father is compelled to steal a bicycle, only to be caught and humiliated in front of his son
Awards note
  • Golden Globe, 1950: Best foreign film
  • Academy Awards, 1950: voted by the Academy Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film released in the United States during 1949
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Carlo Montuori ; editor, Eraldo da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini
Language note
English or Italian dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1974
  • 1902-1989
  • 1910-1983
  • 1939-
  • 1927-2000
  • 1885-1968
  • 1892-1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De Sica, Vittorio
  • Zavattini, Cesare
  • Biancoli, Oreste
  • Maggiorani, Lamberto
  • Staiola, Enzo
  • Carell, Lianella
  • Montuori, Carlo
  • Cicognini, Alessandro
  • Bartolini, Luigi
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • Corinth Films
Runtime
89
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italy
  • Realism in motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Ladri di biciclette : The bicycle thief, un film P.D.S. "produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli ... [et al.] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini
  • Special features include: director's biography & filmography ; awards ; theatrical trailer in English
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
43760878
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381457223
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • ID4572CODVD
  • 4572
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43760878
  • 41603129
  • 42052233
  • 43942068
  • 51678025
  • 52149902
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ladri di biciclette : The bicycle thief, un film P.D.S. "produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli ... [et al.] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini
  • Special features include: director's biography & filmography ; awards ; theatrical trailer in English
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
43760878
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381457223
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • ID4572CODVD
  • 4572
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43760878
  • 41603129
  • 42052233
  • 43942068
  • 51678025
  • 52149902
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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