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Comic Wise Guys: Hollywood Italian Gangsters Yuk It Up

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood Italians : Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos

Continuum, 2006

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...“I want a normal life. I’m sick and tired of the gambling, the guns, bailing you out of jail, never knowing when you’re gonna come home, if you’re gonna come home . . . look at this place! Everything we wear, everything we eat, everything...

Sopranos: The Postmodern Hollywood Italian Famiglia

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... Chase (New York: Warner Books, 2002), pp. vii–x; or his lengthy discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (who plays the role of Jennifer Melfi’s psychoanalyst in the program) included in the DVD collection of the entire first year of the program....

Wise Guys: Hollywood Italian Gangsters

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... to the film. According to Coppola, Michael’s response was to have been: “You quote Dante beautifully, but we are talking about business!” Dante, The Inferno, trans. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Peter Bondanella (New York: Barnes & Noble,...

Dagos: Hollywood Histories of Immigration, La famigiia, and Little Italies

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... a speech that implicitly embraces the idea of filmmaking as a craft not unlike the building of the great medieval and Renaissance cathedrals in Italy.For details on Good Morning Babylon, see Peter Bondanella, Italian Cinema: From Neorealism...

Introduction

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...“E pluribus unum”Cited by Giorgio Bertellini in “New York City and the Representation of Italian Americans in the Cinema,” in Philip V. Cannistraro, ed., The Italians of New York: Five Centuries of Struggle and Achievement (New York...

Palookas: Hollywood Italian Prize Fighters

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... (besides the fact that Scorsese basically attributes many events in the autobiography to La Motta’s brother rather than to La Motta’s friend Peter Savage, who is a co-author of the autobiography), Scorsese omits the event that La Motta himself...

Romeos: Hollywood Italian Lovers

Peter Bondanella

Peter Bondanella is the author of a number of groundbreaking books such as: Hollywood Italians, The Cinema of Federico Fellini, and The Films of Roberto Rossellini. In 2009, he was elected to the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts for his contributions to the history of the Italian cinema and his translations or editions of Italian literary classics (Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Cellini). He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Film Studies and Italian at Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood Italians : Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos

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... of the group. It later changed from a strictly Hollywood social club to a small group of friends whose acts were identified with Las Vegas and included Sinatra, Martin, Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Although Shirley MacLaine...