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The Resource Bicycle thieves : Ladri de biciclette, story by Cesare Zavattini ; screenwriters, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Gerardo Guerrieri ; director, Vittorio De Sica

Bicycle thieves : Ladri de biciclette, story by Cesare Zavattini ; screenwriters, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Gerardo Guerrieri ; director, Vittorio De Sica

Label
Bicycle thieves : Ladri de biciclette
Title
Bicycle thieves
Title remainder
Ladri de biciclette
Statement of responsibility
story by Cesare Zavattini ; screenwriters, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Gerardo Guerrieri ; director, Vittorio De Sica
Title variation
  • Ladri de biciclette
  • Bicycle thief
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • eng
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
In postwar, poverty-stricken Rome, a man, hoping to support his desperate family with a new job, loses his bicycle and main means of transportation to work. With his wide-eyed young son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Carlo Montuori ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; original music, Alessandro Cicognini
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Italian with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
B539354 2007
PerformerNote
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1974
  • 1902-1989
  • 1910-1983
  • 1939-
  • 1927-2000
  • 1919-
  • 1885-1968
  • 1892-1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De Sica, Vittorio
  • Zavattini, Cesare
  • Cecchi d'Amico, Suso
  • Guerrieri, Gerardo
  • Maggiorani, Lamberto
  • Staiola, Enzo
  • Carell, Lianella
  • Saltamerenda, Gino
  • Antonucci, Vittorio
  • Chiari, Giulio
  • Altieri, Elena
  • Montuori, Carlo
  • Cicognini, Alessandro
  • Bartolini, Luigi
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
89
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
374
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor families
  • Cycling
  • Bicycles
  • Theft
  • Motion pictures, Italian
  • Bicycles
  • Cycling
  • Motion pictures, Italian
  • Poor families
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Bicycle thieves : Ladri de biciclette, story by Cesare Zavattini ; screenwriters, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Gerardo Guerrieri ; director, Vittorio De Sica
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Special features: "Working with De Sica": a collection of new interviews with screenwriter Suso Cecchi D'Amico, actor Enzo Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich; "Life as it is": new program on the history of Italian neorealism in cinema, with scholar Mark Shiel; documentary on screenwriter and longtime Vittorio De Sica collaborator Cesare Zavattini, directed by Carlo Lizzani
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 : Feature ; Disc 2 : Special features : "Working with De Sica" featurette with D'Amico, Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich (23 min.); "Life as it is: The neorealist movement in Italy," featurette with film scholar Mark Shiel (40 min.) ; documentary by Carlo Lizzani on longtime De Sica collaborator and neorealist Cesare Zavattini (56 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Edition
Restored, digitally transferred version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781934121245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1681D
Sound
unknown sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • remote
System control number
  • ocn213511164
  • (OCoLC)213511164
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bicycle thieves : Ladri de biciclette, story by Cesare Zavattini ; screenwriters, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Gerardo Guerrieri ; director, Vittorio De Sica
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Special features: "Working with De Sica": a collection of new interviews with screenwriter Suso Cecchi D'Amico, actor Enzo Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich; "Life as it is": new program on the history of Italian neorealism in cinema, with scholar Mark Shiel; documentary on screenwriter and longtime Vittorio De Sica collaborator Cesare Zavattini, directed by Carlo Lizzani
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 : Feature ; Disc 2 : Special features : "Working with De Sica" featurette with D'Amico, Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich (23 min.); "Life as it is: The neorealist movement in Italy," featurette with film scholar Mark Shiel (40 min.) ; documentary by Carlo Lizzani on longtime De Sica collaborator and neorealist Cesare Zavattini (56 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Edition
Restored, digitally transferred version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (89 min.)
Isbn
9781934121245
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1681D
Sound
unknown sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • remote
System control number
  • ocn213511164
  • (OCoLC)213511164
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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