WorldCat Identities

Janni, Joseph 1916-1994

Overview
Works: 43 works in 245 publications in 3 languages and 3,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  War films  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, pmn, Scenarist, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joseph Janni
 
Most widely held works by Joseph Janni
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of Thomas Hardy's classic love story about a headstrong young woman whose life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer, who find themselves not only pitted against each other, but also trapped in the shadow of their beloved's grand illusions of passion and romance
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the television-advertising age
Sunday bloody Sunday( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee, who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between lovers of different sexes, a Jewish gentleman doctor and a lady executive
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1954 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same title: the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry
A town like Alice by Jack Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nurse Jean Paget is one of a small band of women trekking through the Japanese-occupied Malayan jungle, where they are befriended by Joe Harman, a tough Australian P.O.W. Later each learns tht the other has survived the horrors of the war, and they set out separately to find each other
The glass mountain by Henry Cass( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass mountain: "In the Dolemites, a married composer loves an Italian girl who saved his life during the war."--Halliwell's Film Guide (2004)
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From an unsympathetic working-class family, Billy escapes into a wild fantasy world where he realises his dream ambitions
Poor cow by Kenneth Loach( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gritty account of a young London woman trying to cope in squalour while her husband is in jail. Clutching at any slight chance of happiness, she has a promiscuous relationship with his best friend, which leads to heart-breaking consequences
The savage innocents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Eskimo, Inuk, who has had little contact with white men, accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police
A kind of loving by Stan Barstow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young draughtsman, Vic Brown, begins a relationship with typist Ingred Rothwell. Ingrid falls pregnant, and thanks to the interference of their friends, neighbors and tyrannical mother they are forced into marriage. Ingrid's subsequent miscarriage and the strain of living with the mother-in-law from hell sour the relationship, but they decide to persevere in the hope of finding "a kind of loving."
Robbery under arms by Rolf Boldrewood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the nineteenth century Australian outback, this is the story of the biggest cattle rustling coup in Australian history and the men who planned and executed it, led by Captain Starlight. Having shared the proceeds, they go their seperate ways. Fate, however, has other ideas and they are brought together in a violent climax
Sunday bloody Sunday( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her entire appearance changes in a finger snap. She thrases villains without missing a spiked-heeled step. Welcome to the mad, mod world of sexy, stylish British super agent Modesty Blaise
Darling by Frederic Raphael( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hers is the face that has launched a thousand billboards. Diana Scott is "The Happiness Girl" in ads plastered all over the country, and she's hunting happiness in more ways than she's care to confess. She's the darling of the rich and powerful: of Prince Cesare della Romita ... of TV writer and interviewer Robert Gold ... of suave business success Miles Brand. She's the life of the Dolce Vita, Paris version - a reckless seeker of self, caught up in a frenzied sexcursion of jet-set Europe. This is her story a novel based on the bold and powerful Joseph E. Levine motion picture
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from the USA / UK. Drama. During WWII, new relationships form between soldiers from United States army bases set up in Great Britain and lonely British girls whose partners are away at war
Romeo & Juliet collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD presents 2 classic adaptions of the timeless Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet. Disc 1 presents the 1954 play adaption directed by acclaimed Italian director Renato Castellani. This wonderful film translation of the magic of Shakespeare's verse into the language of cinema. Shot on location in Italy, the film stars Laurence Harvey, beautiful "newcomer' Susan Shantall and features the voice of John Gielgud as "the chorus". In the renaissance city of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets are two rival families carrying on a decades long feud. Disc 2 presents the famed Royal Ballet production of Romeo and Juliet. This historical performance stars Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev as the quintessential stage lovers. It captures the greatest dance partnership of our century at the peak of their careers
Duty and devotion double feature : the rank collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carve her name with pride: during World War II, violette Szabo volunteers to join the SOE (Special Operations Executive) and parachutes into France as a secret agent to aid a resistance group. After her first mission is a sucess, she returns to France, but this time is captured by the Germans. Tortured by the Gestapo for information, she refuses to betray her comrades and is consequently deported to a German concentration camp. A moving story about the strength of the human spirit, in even the most adverse circumstances. Based on a best-selling biography of the same name by R.J. Minney, which was based on the true story of the heroism of SOE agent Violette Szabo
Darling ; The L-shaped room( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The L-shaped room: Young, unmarried and pregnant, a French beauty named Jane Fosset moves into a seedy London boarding house. Everyone living there has been rejected by society--blacks, homosexuals, prostitutes, bohemians. Jane falls for one such outcast, a struggling writer, and their love affair has everyone talking--including those who know her dark secret
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Far from the madding crowd
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DarlingBilly LiarBilly Liar
Alternative Names
Janni, Giuseppe Ralph 1916–1994

Joseph Janni britischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor italienischer Herkunft

Joseph Janni Brits scenarioschrijver (1916-1994)

Joseph Janni director de cine británico

Joseph Janni italsko-britský producent a scenárista

Joseph Janni produttore inglese

Joseph Janni réalisateur britannique

Джозеф Янни

ג'וזף יאני במאי קולנוע בריטי

ジョゼフ・ジャンニ

Languages
English (214)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)