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Loren, Sophia 1934-

Works: 835 works in 2,281 publications in 10 languages and 27,090 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  History  Anecdotes  Motion picture music  Fiction  Miscellanea  Dictionaries  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Collector, Dedicatee, Other, Author of introduction, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sophia Loren
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Most widely held works by Sophia Loren
Grumpier old men by Donald Petrie( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grumpy Old Men become grumpier in this sequel, as a newcomer (Sophia Loren) plans to change the town's bait shop into a ristorante
El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )
117 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, who has been dubbed El Cid by his followers, vows to see his country at peace, free from the invader. Showing clemency to some emirs, he faces treason charges at court. His accuser, Gomez, father of his fiancee, Chimene, dies in the resulting duel. Chimene's avowed vengeance plot fails and Rodrigo is given her hand. When King Ferdinand dies, his kingdom is divided between his three children. Sancho challenges the decision and imprisons Alfonso, who is released by El Cid. Then Sancho is assassnated by an African war-lord. Alfonso now claims that throne, too, and exiles El Cid. Chimene realizes the nobility of her husband and joins him. The years pass and El Cid becomes a revered warrior, but refuses to aid Alfonso. He lays siege to Valencia, catapulting food into its starving garrison. The Valencians kill their evil ruler and offer the crown to El Cid. He sends it to Alfonso, who rushes to his side. But El Cid has been hit by a stray arrow. Attended by Chimene, he hides the wound from his men and prepares a final bid to drive the Moors from Spain
Nine by Rob Marshall( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. Ten days away from the start of principal filming of his latest movie--ambitiously titled "Italia"--He has no idea for the movie at all. Escaping all the pressure at a seaside resort, he thinks about the women who have shaped his life: Mamma, judgmental but affectionate; Luisa, cherished yet under appreciated wife; Claudia, actress/muse of the picture; Carla, his flashy, passionate mistress; longtime costumer Lilli; bubbly American journalist Stephanie, and Saraghina, the salacious, witchy temptress of his childhood memories
Man of la mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )
39 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the entertainment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight whose choice to see life as it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea
Two women by Alberto Moravia( Visual )
49 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeking escape from city bombing, an Italian mother and daughter travel war-torn Italy during World War II trying to survive near-starvation, rape by wandering soldiers and other horrors of war
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )
54 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
Women&beauty by Sophia Loren( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Urdu and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The renowned actress shares her beauty secrets and explains simple, practical techniques for hair and skin care, makeup, fashion, exercise, and other aspects of beauty care, all illustrated with photographs
Pret-a-porter ready to wear by Robert Altman( Visual )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of interconnecting stories that expose what goes on at the Paris fashion shows. When a fashion industry hot-shot is found dead, the police comb the fashion industry for clues. While the dead man's mistress mourns him as she is putting together a showing of her couture house's line, the man's widow could care less and attends the season's shows without a care, not knowing that her ex-husband is following her. Three magazine editors are trying to sign on a nonchalant photographer. A man and a woman are forced to share a hotel room when no other accommodations are available. Various love affairs are brewing amongst designers, models and others. All this is being broadcast live on a television show hosted by an American named Kitty Porter
Yesterday, today and tomorrow ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three tales of women who use sex to get what they want out of the self-centered men in their lives
Nine original motion picture soundtrack by Maury Yeston( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arabesque by Stanley Donen( Visual )
26 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic thriller about an Oxford professor who is hired by a mysterious Arab oil magnate to decipher a secret message and befriends his exotic companion
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )
14 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
Marriage Italian style ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Domenico first meets 17-year-old prostitute Filumena in a Neapolitan brothel in the 2nd World War. After the war they become lovers on and off for 22 years. Domenico eventually rents an apartment for Filumena and even lets her run his shop but is always chasing other women. Finally Filumena asks Domenico to marry her on her deathbed, just before he had planned to marry his young cashier, and admits she had his legitimate child. Dominico uses different subterfuges trying to find which teenager might be his son
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
Between strangers by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Natalia is a photojournalist whose powerful image of a young girl has just been printed in a magazine. Catherine is a concert cellist whose wife-abusing father has just been released from jail. Olivia is a housewife who has devoted her life to caring for her wheelchair-boung husband. Each of these women have visions of the same small girl at moments when they are each forced to confront their pain and each finds a way back to salvation through living out a dream
Legend of the lost by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desert guide Joe January is hired to find a missing father and a legendary lost treasure in the North African desert
The pride and the passion by Stanley Kramer( Visual )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sensational film about the Spanish War of Independence (1810). After Napoleon's invasion of Spain, a group of guerillas (led by Frank Sinatra) attempt to transport what was in those days the biggest cannon in the world, across Spain to Avila, where they intend to counterattack against the French army headquartered there. But a British Navy captain (Cary Grant) is trying to locate the cannon for the British to use against Napoleon. Adding romance to the plot is Sophia Loren, who becomes the object of Grant's and Sinatra's affections
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
In the kitchen with love by Sophia Loren( Book )
31 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.08 for Man of la ... to 0.94 for Sophia Lor ...)
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Alternative Names
Lazarro, Sophia 1934-
Lazzaro, Sofia 1934-
Lo-lan, Su-fei-ya 1934-
Loren, Sofia 1934-
Loren, Sofii︠a︡ 1934-
Loren, Sophia
Lorena, Sophiẏā 1934-
Scicolone , Sofia
Scicolone Sofia 1934-....
Scicolone, Sophia 1934-
Scicolone, Sophia Villani
ローレン, ソフィア
English (450)
Italian (57)
French (32)
Spanish (30)
German (24)
Chinese (4)
Russian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Urdu (1)
Japanese (1)