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Cicognini, Alessandro

Overview
Works: 234 works in 545 publications in 6 languages and 6,241 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Arranger, Musician, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Alessandro Cicognini, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alessandro Cicognini
Ladri di biciclette The bicycle thief by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in Italian and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Bicycle Thief is in truth an elegantly structured film that took years of prepartion. Integral to its grace and mood are Carlo Montuori's superb, supple camera work and Alessandro Cicognini's mesmerizing score, at once stately and possessing an emotional fullness that Italian movies sustain best."--Kevin Thomas of the Los Angeles Times (Feb. 5, 1999)
Umberto D by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fonctionnaire à la retraite, Umberto ne parvient plus à subvenir à ses besoins. N'ayant pour seul refuge qu'une pension en piteux état, le vieil homme occupe ses journées à trouver de quoi manger avec pour seul compagnon son chien Flike
Summertime by David Lean ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a witty but lonely secretary who takes a vacation in Venice, hoping to fall in love. She does - with a very handsome but very married Italian man
Ladri di biciclette Bicycle thieves by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Italian and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 transport is stolen, with his young son in tow, he attempts to find the thief
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 252 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
Sciuscià Ragazzi ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in Italian and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In post WWII Italy, Giuseppe and Pasquale work on the street shining the shoes of American troops. But when the boys are falsely accused of a crime, they are sent to a brutal state juvenile detention center
Bicycle thieves Ladri de biciclette ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In postwar, poverty-stricken Rome, a man, hoping to support his desperate family with a new job, loses his bicycle and main means of transportation to work. With his wide-eyed young son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief
Ladri di biciclette The bicycle thief ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in Italian and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unemployed man gets work for which his bicycle is essential. Its theft and the man's desperate attempt to recover it evoke a story of deep poignancy
Shoeshine Sciuscià ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two orphaned shoeshine boys, abused by the state reform system in Nazi occupied Rome, become involved in black marketeering with tragic consequences
Ladri di biciclette = Le voleur de bicyclette by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un operaio disoccupato trova un posto d'attacchino municipale. Per riscattare la bicicletta al monte di pietà, la moglie impegna le lenzuola. Ha appena iniziato il lavoro che un giovanotto gli ruba la bicicletta. L'attacchino si aggira tra i rivenditori di bici usate, in compagnia del figlioletto. Intravvede il ladro e l'inseguimento gli fa attraversare tutta Roma in un giorno di domenica. Esasperato dall'indifferenza e dalla ostilità della gente, l'attacchino pensa di rifarsi rubando a sua volta una bicicletta incustodita ma è così malaccorto che viene subito preso. Solo il pianto del bambino lo salva dall'arresto
The black orchid by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life of crime, and they blame her for his death. Widower Frank Valente is attracted to Rose, and must convince her that real love exists. He must also deal with his own daughter, who has her own reasons for opposing his marriage to Rose
Miracolo a Milano by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toto est un garçon simple et une sorte de saint capable de faire des miracles. Il va s'établir dans un bidonville de Milan où il rencontre des hommes pauvres mais non désespérés: ces chômeurs et ces oubliés du monde sont, plus que les autres humains, capables de savourer la beauté et les bienfaits de la nature. Toto découvre aussi la solidarité: le jeune homme et ses compagnons se mettent à lutter contre celui qui veut leur prendre leur terrain parce qu'il y a découvert du pétrole
Ladri di biciclette Bicycle thieves ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unemployed man in Rome finds a job as a bill poster for which he needs a bicycle. When the bicycle is stolen, he and his son search for the thief in one of the most devastating weeks of their lives
Indiscretion of an American wife ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An American housewife (Jennifer Jones) vacationing in Italy reluctantly decides to put an end to her brief affair with an Italian academic (Montgomery Clift). She flees to Rome's Stazione Termini, where she bids him farewell, but he begs her to stay."--Container
Sciuscià by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in Italian and French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Per comprare un cavallo bianco, due piccoli lustrascarpe romani si trovano coinvolti a loro insaputa in un furto e finiscono al riformatorio. La fuga sarà ancora più drammatica dell'esperienza carceraria. (Mereghetti)
Too bad she's bad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loren is a lusciously larcenous petty thief. Mastronianni is the naive young cabbie who tries to set her straight, while de Sica, as Loren's smooth con man papa make sure his not so little girl stays on the crooked and narrow"--Container
Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made in 1951
Don Camillo and, The return of Don Camillo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 40 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
Don Camillo by Carmine Gallone ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third film in a series of comic-fables about 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
L'oro di Napoli by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of vignettes celebrating various aspects of Neapolitan life, including Toto as a clown imposed upon by a bullying racketeer, Silvana Mangano as a prostitute, Sophia Loren in her celebrated comic turn as a pizza seller, and Vittorio De Sica himself as a gambler
 
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Alternative Names
Cicognini, A.
Cicognini, A. (Alessandro)
Gigognini, Alessandro 1906-1995
Icini, G.
Languages
Italian (137)
English (19)
German (9)
French (8)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (1)
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