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Bicycle Thieves (1948)

NR 12/12/1949 (US) Drama 1h 29m


Antonio, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, at last finds a good job hanging up posters, the only requirement for which is that he must have his own bicycle. When Antonio’s bicycle is stolen, he and his son are forced to walk the streets of Rome in search of it, or else face ruin.

  1. Vittorio De Sica

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Luigi Bartolini


  3. Gherardo Gherardi


  4. Gerardo Guerrieri


  5. Adolfo Franci


  6. Cesare Zavattini


  7. Suso Cecchi d'Amico


  8. Oreste Biancoli


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lamberto Maggiorani

    Lamberto Maggiorani

    Antonio Ricci

  2. Enzo Staiola

    Enzo Staiola

    Bruno Ricci

  3. Lianella Carell

    Lianella Carell

    Maria Ricci

  4. Gino Saltamerenda

    Gino Saltamerenda


  5. Vittorio Antonucci

    Vittorio Antonucci

    Alfredo Catelli, the Thief

  6. Giulio Chiari

    Giulio Chiari

    The Beggar

  7. Elena Altieri

    Elena Altieri

    The Charitable Lady

  8. Carlo Jachino

    A Beggar

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Bicycle Thieves
Bicycle Thieves

Original Title Ladri di biciclette

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget $133,000.00

Revenue $361,712.00


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