Cover image for The bicycle thief Ladri di biciclette
The bicycle thief Ladri di biciclette
De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Corinth Films ; Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment [dist.], [1998]

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949.

A foreign film (Italy).

Includes director's biography & filmography, awards, theatrical trailer in English.

For specific features see interactive menu.
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.
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