WorldCat Identities

Zampi, Mario 1903-1963

Overview
Works: 37 works in 73 publications in 3 languages and 182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Caper films  Film adaptations  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mario Zampi
The Naked truth by Mario Zampi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on gutter journalism
Laughter in paradise by Mario Zampi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric old practical joker dies leaving $140,000 to each of four relatives, on various conditions. A timid, conscientious bank clerk is to hold up the bank manager with a water pistol; a domestic tyrant is to get a job as a maid and keep it for a month; a playboy and gambler is to propose to and marry the first girl he meets; a writer of cheap thrillers is to commit a crime which will send him to jail for a month. These exploits, presented simultaneously, are attempted with varying success
Too many crooks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fingers and his gang of criminals have the reputation for being the most dim-witted crooks London has ever seen. Although depressed by yet another failure and the fact Fingers is a ruthlessly inefficient leader, he hatches a new plan: to rob a loose-living millionaire of his tax-dodging hoard of banknotes. But when the incompetent gang meet one failure after another, they decide to switch the object of their theft and kidnap the tycoon's beloved daughter instead and whilst the idea sounds a brilliant switch, it's execution will yield them disasters of a great magnitude"--Madman.com.au
Terry Thomas Comedy double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too Many Crooks: Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the boys off. So they decide to kidnap his daughter, only to end up with his wife Lucy. Gordon makes out he couldn't be more pleased, spuring Lucy to take charge of the hopeless bunch of villains
The naked truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitious publisher Nigel Dennis decides to get rich quickly by producing a scandal magazine called 'The naked truth', in which he intends to disclose the lurid details in the private lives of several prominent people. One by one they attempt to do away with Dennis, but he outwits them each time. But when they learn about each other they join forces enlisting nation-wide support from the 'future victims'
The naked truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigel Dennis is the suave publisher of the scandal magazine The Naked Truth. He is attempting to blackmail several well-known people. They in turn group together and plan his removal. However, when the seemingly foolproof plans are put into action, Nigel continually escapes. The situation escalates into a kidnapping which paralyses London's police force
Alastair Sim collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green man: "Hawkins, a timid watchmaker with a part time job - he is also a professional assassin who bumps off all the people we love to hate. But when pompous MP Sir Gregory Upshot is the intended target, bungling vacuum-cleaner salesman William Blake always gets in the way. As the time of the assassination draws nearer, Hawkins tracks his victim to a dilapidated seaside hotel called The Green Man, and the laughs and tension steadily rise to a brilliant climax."--Container
Five golden hours( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldo Bondi is a con man, preying on widows by working as a professional pallbearer, consoling them and living off their wealth. He meets his match, however, when he comes across the lovely Baroness Sandra during her husband's funeral. When Aldo involves the Baroness in a scheme, she runs off with the loot, leading Aldo to come up with an even more extravagant plot in a mental institution to keep three angry widows from finishing off, too
The Naked Truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on gutter journalism
Terry Thomas Comedy : Too many crooks & Make mine mink( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta es la noche Happy ever after( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El alcalde de Rathberney en Irlanda es asesinado y le sucede un pariente lejano que está dispuesto a limpiar la ciudad de todo tipo de rateros, desaprensivos y delincuentes. Pero los ciudadanos deciden eliminarlo
The Happiest days of your life by John Dighton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash
Tian tang li de xiao sheng( )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Zhu ming zuo jia luo su xian sheng qu shi le,Ta de biao xiong mei men dou xi wang de dao ta de yi chan,Zuo jia zai yi zhu zhong ji mei ren liu le wu wan ying bang,Dan shi ta men zai huo de ji cheng quan qian,Bi xu qin zi wan cheng yi xiang bu xun chang de ren wu,Ru bu neng wan cheng,Jiang shi qu yi chan ji cheng quan:mei mei ai ge ni si luo su,Yi zhi yi lai kan bu qi di wei di xia de ren,Ta xu zai yi zhu xuan bu hou yi zhou nei wei yi ge zhong chan jia ting zuo yi ge yue de nü yong;Biao xiong dan ni si dun luo su shang wei,Yin xing mai ming xie le yi xie xiao shuo
La verdad al desnudo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wer zuletzt lacht( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La verità... quasi nuda( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hechizo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

David Niven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

French without tears( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Top secret( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mario Zampi Italiaans filmregisseur (1903-1963)

Mario Zampi Italian film producer and director

Mario Zampi italienischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Марио Дзампи

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