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Unsworth, Geoffrey 1914-1978

Works: 175 works in 576 publications in 9 languages and 13,819 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  History  Musical films  Superhero films  War films  Biographical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer , Author, Performer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Geoffrey Unsworth
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Unsworth
2001, a space odyssey by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

52 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mankind finds a mysterious artifact buried on the moon and with the intelligent computer HAL 9000, sets off on a quest to Jupiter
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Blake Edwards' The return of the Pink Panther( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious, accidentally brilliant Inspector Clouseau once again takes on his archenemy, the insane Dreyfus, as he plots to control the world
Cabaret by Bob Fosse( Visual )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inside the Kit Kat Klub of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) and an impish emcee (Joel Grey) sound the call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force. Boasting a score by the legendary songwriting partnership of John Kander and Fred Ebb, Cabaret won eight Oscars including awards for Minneli, Grey and director Bob Fosse, who shaped a triumph of style and substance. Come to this cabaret, old chum. You'll never want to leave."--Container
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance. Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 5th-century B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta has only his 300 bodyguards to stand with him against an invasion by the 60,000 men of the Persian army. Their heroic stand against the invasion gives the other Greek city-stats time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
A night to remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le 14 avril 1912, le Titanic heurte un iceberg au beau milieu de l'océan Atlantique. Le paquebot de rêve, réputé insubmersible, sombre en moins de trois heures et emporte dans son naufrage 1500 des 2200 passagers présents sur cette traversée inaugurale. L'inéluctable descente dans les abymes confronte aristocrates, petits bourgeois et indigents face à leurs rangs et leurs espoirs de survie...Considéré comme l'hommage cinématographique à gros budget le plus fidèle à la catastrophe. Près de 10 ans de production basés sur les témoignages des survivants auront été nécessaires pour réaliser ce chef-d'oeuvre incontesté du 7ème art (en bonus le Making-of de cettre production incroyable des Studios Rank)
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El tema de la pelicula se desarrolla en una fase crucial de la historia británica. Las encarnizadas luchas en el Parlamento y en los campos de batalla, la muerte del Rey Carlos I a manos del verdugo. Describe la agonía de un pueblo dividido por una cruel guerra civil
Superman, the movie by Richard Donner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
Tess( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy₂s Tess of the d₂Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Pendant son trajet de trois jours à travers l'Europe occidentale, le célèbre Orient Express est immobilisé subitement suite à de nombreuses chutes de neige. Une nuit, l'un des voyageurs, Ratchett, au passé mystérieux,est brutalemant assassiné dans la cabine voisine de celle d'Hercule Poirot. En examinant les faits, celui-ci réalise vite que le meurtrier, pris au piège par la neige, est toujours à bord du train
The world of Suzie Wong by Richard Quine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Lomax, who aspires to follow his passion to paint and having quit his architectural profession, lands in Hong Kong. On the ferry he meets a young girl Suzie Wong who lies that she is from a wealthy family but actually is working as a "Wan Chai girl" in the Wan Chai district on Hong Kong island. Lomax may have an opportunity to be the husband of a Hong Kong banker's daughter, but he chooses to be with Suzie Wong. Some street and harbour scenes of Hong Kong in the late 1950s are captured on film in colour
The magic Christian by Joe McGrath( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone - and anything - can be bought with money."--Container
Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il generale Otello torna vittorioso alla sua città adottiva, Venezia, dopo aver sbaragliato i nemici in mare aperto. Ma non tutti sono pronti a dargli un benvenuto da eroe. Malgrado la bella moglie Desdemona lo colmi di affetto e di attenzioni, Iago, un geloso luogotenente, trama la sua rovina
Half a sixpence by David Heneker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humble London drapery clerk Arthur Kipps inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful girlfriend, but soon discovers that high society is not his cup of tea
Three sisters by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological drama focusing on three women who experience heartbreak but still cling to their illusions, still search for a brighter future, and still dream of returning to the glittering Moscow of their youth. From the Video Playhouse series
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the Allied defeat at Arnhem in 1944"--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Don Quixote by L Minkus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudolf Nureyev and Lucette Aldous of the Royal Ballet are young lovers whose romance flourishes with the assistance of Helpmann, who plays the title role
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2001, a space odyssey
Blake Edwards' The return of the Pink PantherSupermanA night to rememberSuperman, the movieThe world of Suzie WongHalf a sixpenceDon Quixote
Alternative Names
Geoffrey Unsworth britischer Kameramann

Geoffrey Unsworth British cinematographer

Geoffrey Unsworth Brits director of photography (1914-1978)

Geoffrey Unsworth britský kameraman

Geoffrey Unsworth brytyjski operator filmowy

Geoffrey Unsworth chef opérateur

Geoffrey Unsworth direttore della fotografia britannico

Τζέφρι Άνσγουορθ βρετανός κινηματογραφιστής

Джеффри Ансуорт

Джеффрі Ансворт

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ג'פרי אנסוורת'

جفری آنسورث

جيوفرى انوسوورث

جيوفري أنوسوورث