WorldCat Identities

Dankworth, John

Works: 633 works in 1,155 publications in 6 languages and 6,530 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Jazz  Biographies  Canons (Music)  Songs  Jazz vocals  Filmed performances  Comedy sketches 
Roles: Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Author, Composer, Musician, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, sax, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Dankworth
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixties drama focusing on a stylish, yet amoral, model and the men in her life
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Tony, jeune et riche aristocrate, engage un domestique le jour même où il emménage dans sa nouvelle demeure.Son valet de chambre, Barrett, le fascine sans qu'il en ait d'abord conscience :Tony est un être fragile, superficiel, et ne s'entend pas réellement avec sa fiancée Susan. Et Barrett, jour après jour, devient moins servile et plus indispensable
Pachelbel's greatest hit : Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel( Recording )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the stars by Chanticleer (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the fringe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unearthed in a producer's vault, this British comedy gem is the only taped record of the groundbreaking 1960s comedy revue. A 1964 gala farewell performance of the famous stage revue by its original cast, it has never been released on home video. Four men from Oxford (Alan Bennett studying history & Dudley Moore on a music scholarship) and Cambridge (Jonathan Miller studying medicine & Peter Cook taking languages) were invited to present a comedy revue at the Edinburgh Festival in 1960. This led to a London production and then moved on to Broadway-- and their style of satire and parody became a major influence on comedy and comedians
Nothing without you by Mel Tormé( Recording )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangster no. 1 by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the bloody, single-minded climb of a crime lord to power. Enter the psyche of an unrepentant mobster who slugs, claws and kills his way to the top. But when he learns that a former mentor he put in prison is about to get out, this self-made mobster must now face a man whose life he ruined ... and confront the twisted remnants of his own demented conscience as well
All night long( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An updating of Shakespeare's Othello, set in the jazz world of London in the early 1960s. Because of a rumour set about by a jealous rival, a jazz trumpeter at an all-night party tries to strangle his wife
Sometimes when we touch by Cleo Laine( Recording )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morgan : a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy that chronicles one man's descent into a life of absurdist fantasy. Morgan is a social misfit obsessed with Karl Marx, large primates, and stopping his ex-wife from marrying his former best friend. Against the background of swinging 1960s London, the film follows Morgan through his pursuit of both marital reconciliation and sabotage
Cleo at Carnegie : the 10th anniversary concert by Cleo Laine( Recording )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise, la Reina de los Ladrones, y su compañero Willie Garvin son contratados por un oficial del gobierno británico para proteger una fortuna de diamantes del villano Gabriel, un viejo conocido de Modesty, que pretende robarlos
Jazz by Tony Bennett( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of exceptional recordings by beloved jazz legends
Suite for Emma : for clarinet and piano by John Dankworth( )

8 editions published in 1986 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Rillington Place by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timothy et Beryl Evans viennent d'emménager avec leur petite fille au 10 Rillington Place, à Londres. Ils sympathisent rapidement avec leurs voisins du rez-de-chaussée, les Christie. Mais derrière ses airs courtois et respectables, John Christie est en réalité un meurtrier qui assassine froidement des femmes en se faisant passer pour un ancien médecin..." (Source : jaquette)
Accident by Joseph Losey( Visual )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely Oxford don is frustrated in his attempt to secure the affection of an amoral female student
Sands of the Kalahari( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chartered plane crashes in a remote African desert after colliding with a swarm of locusts. It's not the harsh surroundings or the vicious baboons that the survivors have to worry about, but a crazed fellow passenger. The stellar cast includes Stuart Whitman as a businessman and big-game hunter, Stanley Baker as a chain-smoking and alcoholic mining engineer, Susannah York as a beautiful young divorcee, Nigel Davenport as the plane's captain, and Theodore Bikel as a doctor
Oscar Peterson : music in the key of Oscar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces four decades of the career of Oscar Peterson from his early days as Montreal's teenage Boogie-woogie sensation through his rise to international celebrity with the ground-breaking jazz at the philharmonic and beyond
Solitude by Cleo Laine( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleo Laine live at Carnegie Hall by Cleo Laine( Recording )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Beyond the fringe
Alternative Names
Dankworth 1927-2010

Dankworth, John P.

Dankworth, John P. 1927-2010

Dankworth, John Phillip William

Dankworth, John Phillip William 1927-2010

Dankworth, Johnny

Dankworth, Johnny 1927-...

Dankworth Johnny 1927-2010

J. Dankworth

John Dankworth

John Dankworth britischer Bigband-Leader und Jazz-Saxophonist

John Dankworth Brits acteur

John Dankworth brytyjski muzyk jazzowy

John Dankworth músic britànic

John Dankworth musicien britannique

John Dankworth músico británico

John Dankworth muzikant britanik

John Dankworth sassofonista, musicista e compositore britannico

John Phillip William Dankworth

Johnny Dankworth

Джон Денкворт

Джон Денкворт британський музикант

Дэнкуорт, Джон

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