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Cervi, Gino 1901-1974

Overview
Works: 138 works in 302 publications in 5 languages and 2,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.H5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Gino Cervi, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gino Cervi
Becket by Peter Glenville ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Don Camillo and Il ritorno di Don Camillo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The return of Don Camillo: Don Camillo and Peppone once fought alongside one another, against the Fascists. Now, in their unnamed Po Valley town, priest Don Camillo and local Communist Mayor Peppone fight each other. Because of his bad behavior, Don Camillo is sent to a remote parish in the mountains. Soon, however, all the villagers--Peppone included--realize that the priest is indispensable, and they demand his return. Don Camillo returns to work side by side with Mayor, as a flood wreaks havoc in the village
La Corona The iron crown ( Visual )
in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a crown, fashioned from a nail of the true cross, that rights injustices. The crown regains a throne for the rightful heir
Indiscretion of an American wife ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jones and Clift have only a few hours in Rome's Terminal station to decide whether she will return to her American husband and leave Clift behind forever. A romantic look at the decision they must make
Le petit monde de don Camillo by Julien Duvivier ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in French and Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic-fable of a feuding Communist and a priest, enemies but friends! Don Camillo is the priest for a poor town in northern Italy. He is outraged when a Communist is elected mayor, but the two men become friends
I promessi sposi ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wedding of a betrothed coumpe is interfered with by Don Rodrigo. The young couple, advised by Father Cristoforo, take refuge in Milan. Separated, they undego tumult, plague, and rape, although justice triumphs
La signora senza camelie by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious film producer turns a beautiful, young shopgirl into a major movie star, then marries her. She demands that her husband star her in an "artistic" production rather than the sexy vehicles in which she's previously appeared. When the film fails, so does the marriage
Don Camillo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humor and humanity flow as the explosive Don Camillo and the hard-headed mayor Peppone clash over what's best for the people
The Queen of Sheba ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1000 B.C. King Solomon sends his son, Prince Rehoboam to investigate the activities of the distant kingdom Sheba. He falls in love with Balkis, the ruler of Sheba. Frustrated that the pagan gods forbid this romance, the Queen of Sheba declares war on Jerusalem, pitting two powerful nations against one another in a battle that will determine the fate of history
The little world of Don Camillo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic-fable of a feuding Communist and a priest, enemies but friends! Don Camillo is the priest for a poor town in northern Italy. He is outraged when a Communist is elected mayor, but the two men become friends
Quattro passi fra le nuvole ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young unwed mother-to-be Maria desperately casts about for a means of avoiding disgrace. Making the acquaintance of good-natured Paolo Bianchi. Maria persuades him to pose as her husband and meet her family. Immediately ingratiating himself with Maria's parents, Paolo plays his part so well that only a completely unforeseen disaster could spoil the charade. And when that disaster inevitably arrives, it is Paolo who comes to the rescue -- simply by telling the truth for the first time
Le retour de Don Camillo by Julien Duvivier ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in French and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy feature film about the battles between the Catholic priest Don Camillo and the communist mayor Peppone. After Don Camillo is exiled by his bishop, Peppone finds that he must call upon his old enemy to help resolve a violent situation over land development near the village
The return of Don Camillo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his battles with Peppone, Don Camillo is exiled to a remote village where war is about to break out. Can the strong hand of the priest persuade the two sides to make peace?
Il compagno Don Camillo by Luigi Comencini ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about the priest of a small Italian parish who goes to the Soviet Union with his friend Peppone to see what it's like to live in a Communist country
Moglie per una noche Wife for a night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An poor musician schemes to recieve patronage from a Count
The Naked Maja by Henry Koster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amid palace intrigues swirling about the 18th century Spanish court, the volatile anti-monarchist Duchess of Alba ignites a scandalous affair with Spain's "Shakespeare of the Brush", legendary painter Francisco Gova
Le grand chef by Henri Verneuil ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Antoine et Paulo, deux laveurs de voitures, espèrent s'enrichir en kidnappant le fils d'un riche commerçant. Mais il se rendent compte, trop tard, qu'ils ont enlevé un véritable petit monstre, tout à fait ravi de cette aventure
Coffret Antonioni en 3 films by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three films directed by Michelangelo Antonioni
Don Camillo monsignore-- ma non troppo by Carmine Gallone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about Don Camillo, now a bishop, and Peppone, now a senator, who ignite their old rivalry when Peppone tries to build a communal house on the site of an old church
Don Camillo Monseigneur ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Camillo becomes monseigneur, living in Rome, and Peppone become a senator. When Don Camillo hears that Peppone wants to build a maison du peuple in place of an oratory, he departs for Brescello
 
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Alternative Names
Cervi, Luigi.
Cervi, Luigi C., 1901-1974
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