WorldCat Identities

Continenza, Sandro 1920-1996

Overview
Works: 120 works in 193 publications in 4 languages and 653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Adapter, Composer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sandro Continenza
The inglorious bastards by Enzo G Castellari ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from a World War II prison camp, a group of condemned American prisoners find themselves volunteering for a mission in Nazi-occupied France
White Fang to the rescue ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the frozen wilderness, White Fang once again proves his courage and loyalty, as he fights off wild bears and a gold thief and his gang to save the life of a young boy
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
Un americano a Roma ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about Nando Meniconi, a young Italian man crazy about the U.S.A. and all things American
Hercules in the haunted world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hercules must journey to Hades to retrieve the magic stone that will free his love from the powers of darkness
The day the sky exploded ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an astronaut aborts his mission, he sends an atomic rocket careening into space, causing an asteroid storm that threatens life on earth
No desearás al vecino del quinto by Ramón Fernández ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film focuses on Pedro Andreu,a handsome gynecologist living in the small, provincial city of Toledo. Pedro is in a constant struggle for clients, as many women are forbidden to see him based on fears and prejudices of their boyfriends or husbands. His neighbor, Antón, is successful in the fashion business as he pretends to be gay and can thus attract a female clientele whose husbands and families are not threatened by him. Both men meet up unexpectedly in Madrid and end up spending the week partying and sleeping with (mostly foreign) women in Antón's apartment. Meanwhile, Pedro's mother and girlfriend, alarmed at his disappearance, travel to Madrid to discover his whereabouts, and mistakenly confirm their suspicion that Pedro is having a gay relationship with Antón
Let sleeping corpses lie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experimental pesticides that farmers are using have an unexpected side effect; it brings the dead back to life seeking human flesh to dine on. A baffled police detective accuses drifter hippies of the cannibalistic murders
The living dead at Manchester Morgue ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An agricultural machine that uses radiation waves has the unexpected side effect of bringing the dead back to life seeking human flesh to dine on. A baffled police detective accuses two traveling companions, George and Edna, of the cannibalistic murders
Gladiators seven ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story revolves around a Spartan warrior who rises from the masses and leads a group of seven brave gladiators into battle, vowing to free Sparta from the cruel tyrants who have been controlling the city with an iron hand
Totò nella luna ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An Italian man is discovered to have the same elements in his blood as a monkey. American scientists believe this will make him the perfect candidate to be sent into space. However there are complications with German spies and aliens from another planet"--Container
Un giorno in pretura ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magistrate Del Russo presides over four cases brought before him during a period of one day. 'Adultery in 16mm' focuses on Elena who brings her salesman husband to court on charges of abandonment where he springs surprise evidence involving her affair with her lawyer. In 'The Priest and the Prostitute,' Don Michele, a young priest charged with wrecking a pool room, claims he was robbed by Anna, a prostitute, and beaten by her pimp. In 'Indecent Exposure,' Meniconi, a man arrested for indecent exposure, claims he was swimming in the nude and his clothes where stolen. The last case 'Lustful Lieutenant,' involves Gloriana, a middle-aged prostitute, who's brought before Del Russo on charges of soliciting and who apparently knew Del Russo from a time years ago.--IMDb
Quel maledetto treno blindato ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in France during World War II, a group of American soldiers are in the process of being shipped off to military prison for a variety of infractions, ranging from desertion to murder. While they are being transported, a German air attack hits the convoy, killing most of the prisoners, but allowing the five surviving prisoners to fight off the escorting MPs and escape. The group decides to make their escape to neutral Switzerland, but on the way they end up volunteering for a commando mission to steal the new prototype gyroscope for the Nazi V2 with help of the French résistance (partisans). Somehow the team must sneak onto the most heavily guarded train in German territory, steal the Nazis' most precious military hardware, and bring it back to the Allies without getting arrested again by their own side
La marcia su Roma by Dino Risi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The march on Rome seen through the eyes of Domenico Rocchetti and Umberto Gavazza. The first one is unemployed and lives day by day. The second is a farmer, and he too is unemployed. They both end up in prison for having mugged a police agent during a strike. They are both freed the day before the march on Rome
Peccato che sia una canaglia ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bumbling cab driver meets a beautiful young petty thief and her con man father
Hercule à la conquête de l'Atlantide by Vittorio Cottafavi ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hercules and the captive women Hercules, prisoner of evil ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hercules battles the cruel ruler of Atlantis in order to free its people."--Container
Il mattatore ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vittorio Gassman showcases his comic talents in this farce by director Dino Risi about the growing success of a con artist. Gerardo (Gassman) starts out as a vaudeville performer and noting that acting abilities can be used for less legit purposes, he creatively assumes different guises in order to con people out of anything from a pair of shoes to ultimately mucho lira."--All Movie Guide
Un turco napoletano ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Totò plays a womanizing buffoon who assumes the identity of a missing Turk. With stolen identification papers, he enters the wealthy man's home as a guard to the family, not knowing that the real Turk is a eunuch
Tempi nostri Zibaldone n. 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 9 episodes based on 20th-century Italian short stories by Achille Campanile, Ercole Patti, Anton Germano Rossi, Vasco Pratolini, Alberto Moravia, Marino Moretti, Silvio D'Arzo, Giuseppe Marotta, and Age & Scarpelli
 
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Alternative Names
Continenza, Alessandro 1920-1996
Continenza, Allesando 1920-1996
Continenza, Allesandro 1920-1996
Continenza, Sandro 1920-1996
Languages
Italian (33)
English (24)
Spanish (10)
French (4)