Rossano Brazzi Article Library: Films: 1955-1957

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Rossano Brazzi Article Library: Films: 1955-1957


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Catalog Number Subject Title of Article Source, Author and Date Description
0300.56 Summertime (1955) “Movies to See” Motion Picture Magazine, August 1955, by Larry Thomas Four-star review of Summertime, with small photo: “This picture will probably sell more one-way tickets to Venice than anything in the past ten years … Rossano Brazzi is superb.”
“Movies in the Spotlight” Starland Magazine, 1955 Brief mention of Summertime, no photo, xerox copy.
“Love Transforms a Plain Jane” LIFE Magazine, 7/25/55 Photos from “Summertime” and other films. Cross-ref: 0300.40,0300.335 and 0300.54.
“Summertime” Photoplay, August 1955 Two pages, all color, preview of “Summertime”.
“Movies” Movie Stars Parade, June 1955 Preview of “Summertime”.
Summertime Library of Congress Library of Congress listing, 1 page, cast and credits, brief abstract
Summertime in Venice Sheet Music, 2 versions, Pickwick Music (English only) and MCA Publishing 6 pages, altogether. English words by Carl Sigman, Music by Alessandro Cicognini.
People Will Talk John Kobal, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985 Recollection by Gloria Swanson of being Rossano’s escort to the premier of Summertime, in Venice. “… we went in a gondola to the theater and he was a wreck because he was sure it wasn’t going to be any good …” 2 pages.
A History of Venice Althea Weil, 1898. Photograph of the Renato di Rossi shop in Camp S Barnaba, taken from “Calle e canali”, @ 1891 or 1892. Cross-referenced 0900.1898.
A Passage to India Ralph Benner, IMDB Review of Lean’s “A Passage to India”, mention of “Summertime”.
Farewell to the Flesh Edward Sklepowich Novel, mention of Rossano Brazzi and Summertime, pps. 96-97.
Featured Films A Common Reader, James Mustich, Jr. “Summertime”, the film, listed as a special offering, described as “a wonderful, memorable, screen romance”.
Summer Bob Ross, Tampa Tribune, 10/9/96, 1:27p Review of movies related to summer; review of Summertime.
David Lean: A Biography by Kevin Brownlow St. Martin’s Press, 1996 Chapters relating to the filming of “Summertime”. 22 pages.>.
Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman 12 pages, excerpt regarding filming
Venezia Vista dal Cinema: I luoghi rubati dai film Michele Mion, Articola di cultura del Giornalitalia, 1/28/97 Listing of Summertime as a movie which was filmed in Venice. 1 page, in Italian, no translation.
The Saint Louis Art Museum, March 1997 Calendar Saint Louis Art Museum Web Site, March 1997 Listing of Summertime as a movie being shown as part of their program. 6 pages.
Delicious Dames of Broadway 42nd Street Moon Theater, 1998 Season Description of Do I Hear A Waltz?, a musical by Arthur Laurents to be performed, based on his play, “Time of the Cuckoo”. Summertime was based on the play as well.
“Caught Looking” Videobot Excellent essay on David Lean’s work; mention of Summertime.
“Wings of the Dove” Ed Koch Goes To The Movies”, 1998 Review of “Dove”, filmed in Venice; mention of Summertime.
0300.57 Gli ultimi cinque minuti (1955) Gli ultimi cinque minuti Biennale di Venezia Banca Dati Production credits, 1 page
0300.59 Il conte aquila Il conte aquila All-Movie Guide Production credits, 1 page
Biennale di Venezia Banca Dati Production credits, 1 page
0300.60 Loser Takes All (1957) Loser Takes All Picture Show Magazine Original and copy, photos and synopsis, 4 pages
Loser Takes All All-Movie Guide Production credits, 1 page
Biennale di Venezia Banca Dati Production credits, 1 page
No se case in Montecarlo (Loser Takes All) Premier Plano, 1957, Madrid Spain Coverage of the set, brief storyline; photos, in Spanish. See also 1400.57.
0300.62 Legend of the Lost, 1957 Legend of the Lost Biennale di Venezia Banca Dati Production credits, 1 page
Sophia Shakes The Hollywood Men Picturegoer [UK], 4/13/57, by Henry Toby 2 pages, focused on Sophia Loren on the set of Legend of the Lost. Includes one photo and quote from Rossano as well as “behind the scenes” anecdote about Rossano and his dislike of flying.
“Behind the Scenes with ‘Legend of the Lost Screen Stories, February 1958, Dick Williams 1 page of behind the scenes tidbits; Cross-referenced with 0800.5802 and 0900.5802.
Legend of the Lost Screen Stories, February 1958 9 pages, story line, photos, synopsis, cast.
Legend of the Lost (1957) John Wayne: My Life with the Duke Pilar Wayne w/ Alex Thorleifson McGraw Hill, 1987, Rossano on the set of Legend of the Lost, 2 pages. Also: 1100.87
Legend of the Lost, 1957 Sophia Loren: A Biography Warren G. Harris, Simon, Schuster, 1998 Quotes from Pilar Wayne’s biography; additional set and filming information, 8 pages
0300.63 Interlude/Les amants de Salzbourgh (1957) Interlude Kinematograph Weekly [UK], 6/27/57 Advertisement for Interlude, 2 pages.
Interlude Internet Movie Data Base Production credits, 2 pages
Biennale di Venezia Banca Dati Production credits, 1 page
Interlude Motion Picture Magazine, August 1957 2/3 page ad for “Interlude”
0300.64 The Story of Esther Costello The Story of Esther Costello Internet Movie Data Base Production credits, 1 page
Biennale di Venezia Banca Dati Production credits, 1 page
“Crawford’s Men” Jane Ellen Wayne, 1988, pub by Prentice-Hall 2 pages/Behind the Scenes on “The Story of Esther Costello”.
The Story of Esther Costello Screen Stories, February 1958 Review, 3 stars. Filed under 0300.62.

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