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The bicycle thief = ladri di biciclette

Author: Vittorio De SicaCesare ZavattiniOreste BiancoliLamberto MaggioraniEnzo StaiolaAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment Inc., 1998, [1948] 1998, ©1948
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : ItalianView all editions and formats
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Story of an unemployed man and his son in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up posters, work requiring a bicycle to get around. The bicycle is stolen; panic stricken at being unable to recover his bicycle and at the prospect of losing his job, the father is compelled to steal a bicycle, only to be caught and humiliated in front of his son.
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Genre/Form: Foreign language films
Motion pictures, Italian
Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Adaptations cinématographiques
Named Person: Luigi Bartolini; Luigi Bartolini
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vittorio De Sica; Cesare Zavattini; Oreste Biancoli; Lamberto Maggiorani; Enzo Staiola; Lianella Carell; Carlo Montuori; Alessandro Cicognini; Luigi Bartolini; Produzioni De Sica S.A.,; Corinth Films,; Image Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 43760878
Language Note: In Italian with optional English subtitles or dubbed English soundtrack.
Notes: Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini.
Special features include: director's biography & filmography ; awards ; theatrical trailer in English.
DVD release of the 1948 motion picture.
Credits: Photography, Carlo Montuori ; editor, Eraldo da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini.
Performer(s): Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri.
Awards: Golden Globe, 1950: Best foreign film
Academy Awards, 1950: voted by the Academy Board of Governors as the most outstanding foreign language film released in the United States during 1949
Description: 1 videodisc (89 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: 1. Main title ; Getting a job --
2. Ricci's transportation --
3. The one who sees --
4. The bicycle thief --
5. Baiocco's help --
6. The search --
7. Rain men --
8. "It's the thief!" --
9. Mass hysteria --
10. Lunch break --
11. Back to the seer --
12. Face to face --
13. Desperate measures --
14. End credits.
Other Titles: Bicycle thief
Ladri di biciclette (Motion picture)
Ladri di biciclette (Motion picture).
Responsibility: un film P.D.S. "Produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto di Cesare Zavattini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli [and 7 others] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica.

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Story of an unemployed man and his son in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up posters, work requiring a bicycle to get around. The bicycle is stolen; panic stricken at being unable to recover his bicycle and at the prospect of losing his job, the father is compelled to steal a bicycle, only to be caught and humiliated in front of his son.

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