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Uniform Title Ladri di biciclette (Motion picture)
Title Ladri di biciclette [videorecording] = The bicycle thief / un film P.D.S. (Produzioni De Sica, S.A) ; regia, Vittorio de Sica.
Published Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c1998.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .B539 1998    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini.
A foreign film (Italy).
Includes director's biography & filmography, awards, theatrical trailer in English.
Credits Photography, Carlo Montuori; editor, Eraldo da Roma; music, Alessandro Cicognini ; screenplay, Oreste Biancoli, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Adolfo Franci, Gherardo Gerardi, Gerardo Guerrieri, Cesare Zavattini.
System Reqs DVD (with chapter stops).
Cast Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell.
Summary Simple story of an unemployed man and his family living in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up posters and signs, work requiring a bicycle on which to get around. When his bicycle is stolen the father and his son are forced to steal one in desperation and are caught. This version includes the original U.S. theatrical trailer.
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.
Language Dialogue in Italian or dubbed English with optional English subtitles.
Subject Italy -- Economic conditions -- 1945- -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Related Names De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974.
Biancoli, Oreste.
Maggiorani, Lamberto, 1910-1983.
Staiola, Enzo, 1939-
Carell, Lianella, 1927-2000
Bartolini, Luigi, 1892-1963. Ladri di biciclette.
Produzioni De Sica S.A.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Alternate Title Bicycle thief
Standard # 014381457223
Publisher # ID4572CODVD Image Entertainment
OCLC number 55720706