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Gardenia, Vincent

Works: 141 works in 316 publications in 2 languages and 8,969 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Motion picture music  Comedy films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Vincent Gardenia
Publications by Vincent Gardenia
Publications by Vincent Gardenia, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Vincent Gardenia
Moonstruck by Norman Jewison( visu )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 2,014 libraries worldwide
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls for her fiance's younger brother
Little shop of horrors by Alan Menken( visu )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,731 libraries worldwide
In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
The hustler by Robert Rossen( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
New York. Ames Billiards, with high ceilings and air of hushed concentration, is a church of pool. "Fast" Eddie Felson enters as an innocent con man and leaves with a taste of what the world can do, that talent alone will only get him so far, and that a man's search for "character," that hard-to-define quality that is simultaneously elusive and essential, could last a lifetime. Having come to take on pool legend Minnesota Fats, Eddie is soundly beaten because he doesn't know how to control his impulses. He finds comfort with down-and-out Sarah, a lonely part-time student with a drinking problem, and plans a comeback. Eddie makes a deal with Bert Gordon, a big-time gambler, to act as his manager and stake horse. Under Gordon's tutelage, Eddie learns hard lessons fast. In his rematch with Fats, Eddie wins a bittersweet victory, but can he regain his self-respect?
Bang the drum slowly ( visu )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
An unlikely friendship ignites between two baseball players. One is the team's ace pitcher and social charmer; the other is the catcher, a farm boy from Georgia who lacks sophistication. During their last season together, the two men grow in manhood and respect for themselves and each other
Heaven can wait by Warren Beatty( visu )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally goes to heaven after a car accident, and returns to earth in the body of another man who was a corporate giant. After deciding to resume his place with the Rams (by purchasing the team), Pendleton must also deal with the consequences of the former businessman's actions. Loose remake of Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Death wish by Michael Winner( visu )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Paul Kersey, a bleeding-heart liberal, becomes a one-man vigilante after his wife and daughter are violently attacked and raped by a gang of thugs
The front page by Billy Wilder( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The story finds hard-nosed editor Walter Burns trying every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter Hildy Johnson from leaving the newspaper business to get married
Kennedy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families of the 20th century. Covers historical events such as the Bay of Pigs invasion, the violent racial turmoil, the escalation of America's involvement in Vietnam and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Explores the private life of Kennedy, the tragic death of his infant son and his chronic womanizing. He was scrutinized by the FBI under the leadership of J. Edgar Hoover
Death wish II by Davvid Engelbach( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Paul Kersey is trying to nurse his daughter back to health when she is raped and driven to suicide by a gang. Kersey relentlessly hunts down the gang, and in turn is hunted by a New York City detective
The last flight of Noah's ark ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
When a vintage B-29 bomber full of animals strays from its course over the Pacific, its crew--a highliving pilot, a prim missionary and two stowaway orphans--is forced to beach it on an unmapped tropical island. Stranded, they plot their way back to civilization
The Bicycle man and the adventures of taxi dog ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
In The Bicycle man, the host shows lots of ways to have fun on wheels. In The Adventures of taxi dog, the host drives a taxi himself
Dorothy Loudon, Vincent Gardenia in Ballroom original Broadway cast by Billy Goldenberg( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The super ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Louie Kritski, a slumlord without a conscience who has repeatedly violated the housing code, is sentenced to live in his own decrepit building until acceptable repairs can be made. It's a rude awakening for Louie, who is tormented by rats, overflowing toilets, and his fellow tenants who are delighted to see the landlord getting a taste of his own medicine
Skin deep by Blake Edwards( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Hilarious account of a middle-aged little boy who wants his ex-wife back but is unwilling to give up women or booze or go back to work
Age old friends ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A widower must choose between remaining in a retirement home and helping his age old friend or moving in with his married daughter and grandson
Louis the fish ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Louis the fish about a butcher who wishes to be a fish and turns into a salmon. Kids on the show discuss what they would like to be. A variety of sea animals are shown while the song "Sea living" plays. Viewers meet trainer Dennis Markham of Aqua Circus of Cape Cod who introduces them to his dolphins Dixie and Dolly
Archie meets Meathead ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Three classic episodes about the Bunker family in Queens, including when Archie met Mike and when he met the Jeffersons
Little shop of horrors original motion picture soundtrack by Alan Menken( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The super ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The court orders Louie to live in the filthy building that he owns
All in the family ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Conservative, blue-collar Archie Bunker deals with a changing world as his liberal daughter and son-in-law move into his Queens home
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Alternative Names
Gardenia, Vince 1922-1992
Scognamiglio, Vincent
Scognamiglio, Vincenzo
Scognamiglio, Vincenzo 1920-1992
English (128)
Spanish (1)
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