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Gassman, Vittorio

Works: 595 works in 1,455 publications in 6 languages and 8,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Chronology  Records and correspondence  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Editor, Director, Translator, Other, Interviewee, Adapter, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Vittorio Gassman
Publications by Vittorio Gassman
Publications by Vittorio Gassman, published posthumously.
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War and peace by King Vidor( visu )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Abraham by Warner Home Video (Firm)( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe
I soliti ignoti Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli( visu )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in Italian and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Five men try to break into a jeweler's safe but find themselves too clumsy to continue
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( visu )
12 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and French and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Pardoned instead of Christ, Barabbas is haunted for the rest of his life. After watching his former lover, Rachel, being stoned to death for her belief in Jesus, Barabbas returns to his life of thievery. Arrested again, he is sent to the sulpher mines and then to gladiator school where he witnesses yet another friend give his life in the name of the Nazarene. It is only at the end, when Barabbas himself faces crucifixion, that he discovers his faith
Tempest ( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
Il sorpasso by Dino Risi( visu )
38 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in Italian and held by 422 libraries worldwide
A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to rural Southern Italy
C'eravamo tanto amati by Ettore Scola( visu )
30 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 286 libraries worldwide
"In a retrospective allegory, Ettore Scola examines the lives of three resistance fighters and their transformation over thirty years. Each of these friends falls in love with the beautiful Luciana, an aspiring actress, testing the friendship and idealism they all shared. Throughout the story Scola pays tribute to the masters of Italian cinema by weaving classic film clips and iconic personalities into the background, as the film reveals which of the three friends remains true to the spirit of liberation they had once fought to achieve."--Container
Riso amaro Bitter rice ( visu )
13 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in Italian and No Linguistic Content and held by 208 libraries worldwide
In the rice fields of the Italian Po Valley a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Sharky's machine ( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and French and held by 196 libraries worldwide
An undercover narcotics officer finds that the game has been rigged against him by a mysterious kingpin. Relentlessly he stalks his quarry and tries to save a beautiful call girl marked for death, in a seedy world where bad guys and good guys play by the same rule book
La Famiglia The family by Ettore Scola( visu )
27 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Portrait of a man's life, his loves and his family through 80 years
Profumo di donna Scent of a woman ( visu )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 183 libraries worldwide
A naive army private is assigned to assist a blinded, embittered ex-army captain on his journey from Turin to Naples. The captain is rude and eccentric, prone to say and do the unexpected. Their hilarious yet heartrending misadventures with prostitutes, clerics, and others they encounter along the way bring these odd companions to a deeper understanding of each other and their own shortcomings
La vie est un roman by Alain Resnais( visu )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and German and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Divided into three narratives. First section is set around the first decade of the twentieth century in the Ardennes, where Count Forbeck unveils his architect's design for a utopian city. In a modern day mirroring of the first story, a group of professors now inhabiting Forbeck's castle seek a new form of education through the use of the imagination, under the guidance of a guru named Guarini. The last segment depicts a Wagnerian fantasy landscape of kings and dragons, which arises from the imagination of the children of some of the professors at the school
Quintet by Robert Altman( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Survivors struggling to stay alive during the final ice age spend their last hours playing Quintet, a macabre kind of backgammon, as packs of wild dogs roam around looking for corpses to feed upon
Il deserto dei tartari Desert of the tartars ( visu )
19 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in Italian and held by 137 libraries worldwide
"For his first commission, infantry lieutenant Drogo is stationed at a remote desert garrison on the mist-shrouded border of the North Kingdom. Filling their days with endless drilling, the soldiers of Fortezza Bastiani spend the long nights wondering about an enemy no one has ever seen. As the days stretch into months, the strain of waiting for attack takes its toll on Drago's comrades: sadistic major Mattis, sardonic Lieutenant Simeon, cynical medic Rovine, and humiliated Captain Hortiz, who lives with the shame of having once sounded the alarm against an attack that vanished before anyone else could see."--Container
Woman times seven 7 stories of adultery by Vittorio De Sica( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
A collection of seven sexy stories of love and adultery set against a Paris backdrop. Widow, seductress, model wife, or passionate lover, Shirley Maclaine stars in the seven roles of a woman's life in seven sketches
Riso amaro by Giuseppe De Santis( visu )
31 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Rhapsody ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A soap opera with classical music background. Elizabeth Taylor plays a woman involved with a violinist and a pianist. They take out their frustration with flamboyant concerts
A wedding by Robert Altman( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The wedding of Muffin to Dino Corelli becomes a big event when an aging priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, the Corelli family might have a connection to the mob, security guards are everywhere, and Dino's grandmother dies in bed before the reception
Memorie del sottoscala : romanzo by Vittorio Gassman( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The nude bomb ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"Join Don Adams as Maxwell Smart (aka Agent 86) of the original Get Smart TV series ... [as] Agent 86 is assigned to battle an evil villain who is threatening to drop a "nude bomb" capable of destroying all the fabric in the world"--Container
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Gasmann , Vittorio
Gasmann, Vittorio 1922-2000
Gassmann, Vittoria 1922-2000
Gassmann , Vittorio
Gassmann, Vittorio 1922-2000
Italian (277)
English (47)
French (40)
Spanish (17)
German (11)
Russian (1)
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