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Dighton, John 1909-1989

Overview
Works: 62 works in 247 publications in 6 languages and 5,348 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Film adaptations  Fiction  Pictorial works  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Dighton
Roman holiday by William Wyler( Visual )
49 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,649 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 )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 509 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
The happiest days of your life, a farce in three acts by John Dighton( Book )
4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The devil's disciple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 104 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
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )
19 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village. The Germans are given away by their habit of drawing a line thru their 7's
The Swan by Charles Vidor( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 88 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
The Happiest days of your life by Frank Launder( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 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
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Man alive; an unlikely story in three acts by John Dighton( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman holiday: Special Collectors Edition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess on an official visit to Rome slips away without notice and falls in love with a newspaperman
Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and held by 28 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
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 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vacances romaines by William Wyler( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Princess Anne embarks on a highly publicized tour of Europian capitals. When she and her royal entourage arrive in Rome, she begins to rebel against her restricted, regimented schedule. One night Anne sneaks out of her room, hops into the back of a delivery truck and escapes her luxurious confinement. However, a sedative she was forced to take earlier starts to take effect, and the princess is soon fast asleep on a public bench. She is found by Joe Bradley, an American newspaper reporter stationed in Rome. He takes her back to his apartment. The next morning Joe dashes off to cover the Princess Anne press conference, unaware that she is sleeping on his couch! Once he realizes his good fortune, Joe promises his editor an exclusive interview with the princess." IMDB
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
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
 
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Alternative Names
ダイトン, ジョン
Languages
English (138)
French (11)
Spanish (8)
German (2)
Italian (2)
Russian (1)
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