WorldCat Identities

Sordi, Alberto 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 413 works in 1,232 publications in 8 languages and 5,277 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Dark comedy films  Gangster films  Internet videos  Anthology films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Author, Director, Interviewee, Scenarist, Other, Singer, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Producer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Alberto Sordi
I vitelloni by Federico Fellini( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film compassioniately details a year in the life of five young men lingering in post-adolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small town and struggling to find meaning in their lives
Lo sceicco bianco = The white sheik( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan Cavalli brings his new wife Wanda to Rome on the least romantic honeymoon in history--a rigid schedule of family meetings and an audience with the Pope. But Wanda, dreaming of the dashing hero of a photo-strip cartoon, drifts off in search of the White Sheik, thus setting off a slapstick comedy
I vitelloni by Federico Fellini( Visual )

96 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young men linger in a postadolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small seacoast town. They while away their time spending the lira doled out by their indulgent families on drink, women, and nights at the local pool hall: skirt chaser Fausto, forced to marry a girl he has impregnated; Alberto, the perpetual child; Leopoldo, a writer thirsting for fame; and Moraldo, the only member of the group troubled by a moral conscience
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
Mafioso by Alberto Lattuada( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nino is an auto-factory foreman who takes his proper, modern wife and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to the antiquated, rural Sicily to visit his family and get back in touch with his roots. Nino gets more than he bargained for when he discovers some harsh truths about his ancestors and himself
A farewell to arms by Charles Vidor( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a wounded American ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during World War I
Lo Sceicco bianco = The white sheik by Federico Fellini( Visual )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on her honeymoon in Rome the bride runs off with her romantic idol, a fotoromanzi actor
La grande guerra by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire exploring Italy's role in World War I
The witches = Le streghe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in Italian and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short films each starring Silvana Mangano
Mafioso by Alberto Lattuada( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nino is an auto-factory foreman who takes his proper, modern wife and two blonde daughters from industrial Milan to the antiquated, rural Sicily to visit his family and get back in touch with his roots. Nino gets more than he bargained for when he discovers some harsh truths about his ancestors and himself
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
Un americano a Roma by Steno( Visual )

35 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about Nando Meniconi, a young Italian man crazy about the U.S.A. and all things American
Alberto Sordi : un attore grande grande( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una vita difficile by Dino Risi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvio Magnozzi (Alberto Sordi), a partisan with the Resistance, meets his future wife near the end of WWII when she helps save him from the Germans. After the war, working as a leftist journalist, he brings her to Rome. However, his principled stance works as an impediment to advancement, and his wife leaves him. His fortunes seem to change when he accepts a job as a servant to a rich industrialist
Two nights with Cleopatra( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each night, Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, gives herself to the officer who guards her door -- the following day she has him poisoned. For this reason no one wants to do guard duty anymore, but Cesarino, a naive officer who has just arrived from abroad, considers the assignment an honor. That night Cleopatra leaves her quarters and has a slave girl take her place."--Container
Die Müßiggänger I Vitelloni( Visual )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extras: Biografie Federico Fellini, Trailer
Tutti a casa by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in Italian and German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dopo l'8 settembre 1943 un sottotenente ligio al dovere, non vedendo arrivare ordini, scioglie le fila del suo reparto mandando tutti a casa. La traversata da nord a sud dell'Italia flagellata dalla guerra e in preda all'anarchia lo fa maturare
Those magnificent men in their flying machines by Fox Video (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
Il Marchese del Grillo by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marchese del Grillo is a nobleman who escapes the boredom of every day life by playing nasty jokes on people, even the Pope. The Marchese discovers his physical (unrelated) twin in a Roman tavern - a drunkard who works transporting coal when he is sober. As a joke, The Marchese takes the passed-out drunk to his mansion and puts him in his bed, all to convice the drunk and everyone else that this man is the real marchese
The White sheik by Federico Fellini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Fellini film newlyweds arrive in Rome for their honeymoon. The is obsessed with the "White Sheik" the hero of a soap opera photo romance strip and sneaks away to find him, leaving her conventional, petit bourgeois husband in hysterics as he tries to hide his wife's disappearance from his strait-laced relatives who are waiting to go with them to visit the Pope. A satirical film, targeting the trashy?foto romanzi? comic strips that were extremely popular in Italy when the film was made
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.18 for Those magn ... to 0.94 for Alberto So ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lo Sceicco bianco = The white sheik
Covers
Mafioso
Alternative Names
Alberto Sordi

Alberto Sordi acteur, réalisateur et scénariste italien

Alberto Sordi actor italià

Alberto Sordi actor italián

Alberto Sordi actor italiano

Alberto Sordi ator

Alberto Sordi ator italiano

Alberto Sordi attore, doppiatore, regista, sceneggiatore e cantante italiano

Alberto Sordi itala aktoro

Alberto Sordi Italiaans acteur

Alberto Sordi Italiako zinema

Alberto Sordi italialainen näyttelijä

Alberto Sordi Italian actor

Alberto Sordi Italian actor, film director, voice actor, screenwriter and singer

Alberto Sordi italienischer Filmschauspieler

Alberto Sordi italiensk skådespelare

Alberto Sordi italiensk skuespiller

Alberto Sordi italský herec

Alberto Sordi olasz színész

Alberto Sordi włoski aktor

Albertus Sordi histrio Italicus

Sordi, Alberto

Sordi, Alberto, 1920-

Αλμπέρτο Σόρντι Ιταλός ηθοποιός

Алберто Сорди италиански актьор

Альберта Сордзі італьянскі акцёр

Альберто Сорді італійський кіноактор

Альбэрта Сордзі

Сорди А.

Сорди Альберто

Сорди, Альберто итальянский актёр

Ալբերտո Սորդի իտալացի դերասան

אלברטו סורדי

אלברטו סורדי שחקן איטלקי

ألبرتو سوردي ممثل إيطالي

آلبرتو سوردی فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان ایتالیایی

알베르토 소르디

アルベルト・ソルディ

亞柏托·索帝

阿尔贝托·索尔迪

Languages