WorldCat Identities

Dighton, John 1909-1989

Overview
Works: 60 works in 249 publications in 8 languages and 5,246 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Interviews  Film adaptations  Fiction  Pictorial works  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Dighton
Roman holiday by William Wyler ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lab assistant invents a miracle fibre that can be woven into an indestructible fabric
Kind hearts and coronets : with Alec Guinness : directed by Robert Hamer by Robert Hamer ( Book )
3 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession
The happiest days of your life, a farce in three acts by John Dighton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The devil's disciple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the trial scene in which the devil's disciple takes the place of the Rev. Mr. Anderson, who is on trial by the staff of General Burgoyne for treason against King George IV
The Happiest days of your life ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash
The Swan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy princess's head tells her to wed a worldly Crown Prince, but her heart is drawn to a dashing commoner. Garbed in dreamy Helen Rose gowns, surrounded by Mittel-European opulence, the leading lady dances, duels, flirts, falls in love and makes even the most jaded moviegoer want to believe in fairy tales
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
Man alive; an unlikely story in three acts by John Dighton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snug little Bromley End seemed safe from World War II, and the villagers welcomed the lorry loads of Royal Engineers rolling into their quiet green acres. They didn't know they were disguised German parachutists installing radar apparatus to disrupt Britain's entire network. Nor did they suspect their community leader was a traitor
Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... the story of an impoverished family dependent on a wealthy and villainous relative who sends young Nicholas into a series of wild adventures. Nicholas, a very proper young man, encounters nearly every extreme of Victorian society while attempting to thwart destiny as a cliff-hanging series of incidents spills across the screen"--Container
Roman holiday: Special Collectors Edition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess on an official visit to Rome slips away without notice and falls in love with a newspaperman
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arreté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
Who goes there! A comedy by John Dighton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vacances romaines by William Wyler ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Rome, un journaliste tient un scoop sensationnel : uns princesse désertant ses devoirs royaux fait incognito du tourisme dans la capitale. Moderne et pétillante, la jeune princesse est prise en charge par le journaliste qui feint de ne pas connaître sa royale identité. Mais l'amour est plus fort que n'importe quel scoop ... William Wyler réalise l'une des comédies les plus populaires de tous les temps, couronnée par trois oscars, sur un total de dix nomintations, dont celui de la meilleure actrice pour l'adorable et inoubliable Audrey Hepburn
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young teacher is persecuted by his wicked uncle
Vacaciones en Roma ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una princesa está decidida a descubrir Roma a su aire. En su camino, se cruza un periodista que, en espera de conseguir una exclusiva, finge no reconocer su verdadera identidad. Pero su plan falla cuando se enamora
Roman holiday Rimske počitnice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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ダイトン, ジョン
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