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The Resource Ladri di biciclette : Bicycle thieves, Loggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall' omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini; scenaggiato da Vittorio De Sica... [et al.]; regia, Vittorio De Sica

Ladri di biciclette : Bicycle thieves, Loggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall' omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini; scenaggiato da Vittorio De Sica... [et al.]; regia, Vittorio De Sica

Label
Ladri di biciclette : Bicycle thieves
Title
Ladri di biciclette
Title remainder
Bicycle thieves
Statement of responsibility
Loggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall' omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini; scenaggiato da Vittorio De Sica... [et al.]; regia, Vittorio De Sica
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • eng
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
In post-WWII poverty-stricken Rome, a man struggles to earn a living for himself and his family. When his bicycle and main means of support is stolen, with his young son in tow, he attempts to find the thief
Related
Member of
Awards note
  • Golden Globes, USA, 1950: Best Foreign Film.
  • Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1949: Silver Ribbons - Best Cinematography (Carlo Montuori) ; Best Director (Vittorio De Sica) ; Best Film ; Best Score (Alessandro Cicognini) ; Best Screenplay (Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo Franci, Gerardo Guerrieri) ; Best Story (Cesare Zavattini).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Carlo Montuori ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; original music, Alessandro Cicognini
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Italian or dubbed English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
B539354 2007
PerformerNote
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri
Runtime
89
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
374
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ladri di biciclette : Bicycle thieves, Loggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall' omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini; scenaggiato da Vittorio De Sica... [et al.]; regia, Vittorio De Sica
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: [Ladri de biciclette] by Luigi Bartolini
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Dual layer
  • "Restored high-definition digital transfer" - [container]
  • Special features (disc 2) : "Working with De Sica" featurette with D'Amico, Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich (23 min.); "Life as it is" featurette with film scholar Mark Shiel (40 min.); documentary by Carlo Lizzani on longtime De Sica collaborator and neorealist Cesare Zavattini (56 min.)
  • Program notes on container insert include the following essays : "A passionate commitment to the real" by film critic Godfrey Cheshire, "Ode to the common man" by filmmaker Charles Burnett, "Some ideas on the cinema" by neorealist writer Cesare Zavattini, "Bicycle Thieves" by film critic Andre Bazin, and the following remembrances : "My secret" by director De Sica, "But this is Maria" by actor Carell, "We were always on the street" by Luisa Alessandri, "The smallest detail" by Sergio Leone, " Many friends, much noise" by Manuel De Sica, "Money kills the imagination" by Maria Mercader
Accompanying material
1 guide (75 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781934121245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4185-s
Other control number
715515022224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1681D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm77216072
  • (IMDb)tt0040522
  • (OCoLC)ocn377413594
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 1.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ladri di biciclette : Bicycle thieves, Loggetto di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall' omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini; scenaggiato da Vittorio De Sica... [et al.]; regia, Vittorio De Sica
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: [Ladri de biciclette] by Luigi Bartolini
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Dual layer
  • "Restored high-definition digital transfer" - [container]
  • Special features (disc 2) : "Working with De Sica" featurette with D'Amico, Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich (23 min.); "Life as it is" featurette with film scholar Mark Shiel (40 min.); documentary by Carlo Lizzani on longtime De Sica collaborator and neorealist Cesare Zavattini (56 min.)
  • Program notes on container insert include the following essays : "A passionate commitment to the real" by film critic Godfrey Cheshire, "Ode to the common man" by filmmaker Charles Burnett, "Some ideas on the cinema" by neorealist writer Cesare Zavattini, "Bicycle Thieves" by film critic Andre Bazin, and the following remembrances : "My secret" by director De Sica, "But this is Maria" by actor Carell, "We were always on the street" by Luisa Alessandri, "The smallest detail" by Sergio Leone, " Many friends, much noise" by Manuel De Sica, "Money kills the imagination" by Maria Mercader
Accompanying material
1 guide (75 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781934121245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4185-s
Other control number
715515022224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1681D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm77216072
  • (IMDb)tt0040522
  • (OCoLC)ocn377413594
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 1.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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