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Title Ladri di biciclette [videorecording] = The bicycle thief / un film P.D.S. "produzioni De Sica - S.A." ; soggetto Di Cesare Zavattini, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Luigi Bartolini ; sceneggiato da Oreste Biancoli ... [et al.] ; regia, Vittorio De Sica.

Imprint [New York] : Corinth Films ; Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment [dist.], c1998.


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Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note A foreign film (Italy).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Includes director's biography & filmography, awards, theatrical trailer in English.
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.
Credits Photography, Carlo Montuori ; editor, Eraldo da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini.
Cast Lamberto Maggiorani, Lianella Carell, Enzo Staiola, Elena Antieri, Gino Saltamerenda, Giulio Chiari, Vittorio Antonucci.
Summary 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.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Language In Italian with English subtitles ; Dubbed English dialogue soundtrack.
Awards Golden Globes (1950): Best foreign film
Academy Awards (1950): Best foreign language film
Subject Italy -- Economic conditions -- 1945- -- Drama
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Italian.
Added Author De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974
Zavattini, Cesare, 1902-1989
Biancoli, Oreste
Maggiorani, Lamberto, 1910-1983
Staiola, Enzo, 1939-
Carell, Lianella, 1927-2000-
Montuori, Carlo, 1885-1968
Cicognini, Alessandro
Bartolini, Luigi, 1892-1963. Ladri di biciclette
Produzioni De Sica S.A.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Corinth Films
Added Title Bicycle thief
Note Title on container: Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle thief
Standard No. 014381457223
Music No. ID4572CODVD Image Entertainment
4572 Corinth Films

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