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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-2016

Works: 223 works in 498 publications in 6 languages and 18,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  History  Musical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Bible films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Douglas Slocombe
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, his sidekick Short Round, and nightclub singer Willie Scott go from high-flying action above the Himalayas to a nail-biting runaway mine car chase and finally a spine-tingling escape from a fortress-like mine in India while on the trail of a sacred stone
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arkæologen og eventyreren Indiana Jones får hjælp af sin far i kampen mod onde nazister, der vil have fat i den hellige gral, der sikrer udødelighed
The great Gatsby by Robert Redford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspiré de l'oeuvre de F.Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby le Magnifique dépeint le tableau de l'aristocratie américaine en mal de vivre. L'élégant et mystérieux millionnaire Jay Gatsby est obsédé par la belle Daisy Buchanan. Une superbe et tragique histoire d'amour naît." [Source: jaquette]
The lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das historische Geschehen um die Nachfolgekämpfe der Söhne Heinrichs II. von England (1133-1189) als psychologisches Familiendrama voller Haß und Neid. Im Zusammenwirken von Schauspiel, Fotografie und Ausstattung ausgewogen, trotz epischer Breite voll innerer Spannung. [film-dienst]
Jesus Christ superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on location in Israel, told entirely in song, images, and music, the story focuses on the last week of Christ's life, his betrayal and crucifixion, seen from the point of view of Judas
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy, un operaio della compagnia elettrica dello stato dell'Indiana, durante la riparazione di una centralina, avvista un Ufo. Non è l'unico: anche Jillian con il figlioletto Barry e molti altri curiosi, come attirati da una premonizione, assistono al passaggio dell'oggetto volante. L'avvistamento cambia la vita di Roy che è talmente convinto dell'esistenza dei dischi volanti che viene licenziato dal lavoro e successivamente abbandonato dalla moglie. Nel frattempo, gli alieni rapiscono Barry, e Jillian prende a dipingere ossessivamente sempre lo stesso paesaggio: una montagna identica a quella che Roy scolpisce con qualsiasi sostanza gli capiti tra le mani dal giorno in cui ha avvistato gli Ufo. Ô la Devil's Tower, presidiata dalle autorità a causa di un incidente ecologico: in realtà si tratta di una scusa per sgombrare la zona dalla popolazione. Sotto la guida del professor Lacombe, infatti, un'equipe di scienziati è riuscita a stabilire un contatto con gli alieni e a fissare un incontro. Roy e Jillian riescono, nonostante tutto, a raggiungere la montagna: alla donna viene restituito suo figlio; Roy, invece, si unisce a un gruppo di volontari che si imbarcano sull'enorme astronave
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master-minded in the security of a British jail, a daring, mammoth gold bullion raid is successfully carried out in Turin followed by a car chase through the city involving several minis
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lointain héritier de la maison ducale d'Ascoyne-Chalfont, Louis Mazzini élimine successivement, par des procédés aussi variés qu'inventifs, les prétendants qui le séparent du titre, avant de tuer le Duc lui-même lors d'une partie de chasse, maquillant l'assassinat en accident. Ironie du sort : le soir où il est enfin proclamé Duc, un officier de police vient l'arrêter pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis, celui de sa maitresse..." (Source : jaquette)
Jean Genet's The maids by Jean Genet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve
The blue max( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A low-born infantryman becomes a pilot during World War I, almost deliberately stepping on the sensibilities of his aristocratic comrades in the process. A national hero, he wins the Blue Max, the highest award that can be bestowed upon an aviator. His fame is exploited by a general, who tolerates the affair between the pilot and the general's wife. The canny general knows that, eventually, the pilot will become expendable, and a "heroic" death can be arranged
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity, comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash! Kevin Kline reprises his Tony Award winning role along with Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose and Rex Smith in the story of a roguish pirate king and his adventurous young charge who explore the coastline in search of treasure and romance. It's a fresh, funny and colorful extravaganza that's the very model of a modern movie musical
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 359 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 servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all."--Container
The adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail
A high wind in Jamaica by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerned that their children aren't growing up as "civilized" as they would in their native England, a couple decides to leave Jamaica and return home with their family. However, when they inadvertently find their way onto a pirate ship, the children befriend, outwit and even frighten their shipmates
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Agent 007 is hurled into a pulse-pounding race to save the world from armageddon when two atomic warheads are hijacked by the evil SPECTRE organization"--Container
The music lovers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two ill-matched lovers in this bio-pic of the great musician Peter Tchaikovsky, a lavish film filled with brilliant Tchaikovsky music selections
The music lovers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About two ill- matched lovers in this divine bio-pic of the great musician Peter Tchaikovsky, a lavish film filled with brilliant Tchaikovsky music selections
The sailor who fell from grace with the sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"English widow Anne Osborne lives by the sea with her young son, Jonathan. The arrival of a rugged American sailor, Jim, brings Anne the joy and sensual fulfillment she thought had gone forever, but her son is disturbed by this new intruder and joins a perverse group of fellow students led by the charismatic Chief"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Raiders of the lost arkIndiana Jones and the Temple of DoomIndiana Jones and the Last CrusadeThe adventures of Indiana Jones
Alternative Names
Douglas Slocombe brit operatőr

Douglas Slocombe britischer Kameramann

Douglas Slocombe British cinematographer

Douglas Slocombe Brits director of photography

Douglas Slocombe directeur de la photographie britannique

Douglas Slocombe direttore della fotografia britannico

Slocombe, D. 1913-2016

Slocombe, Douglas

Ντάγκλας Σλόκομπ

Дуглас Слокомб британский кинооператор

דאגלס סלוקומבה

داگلاس اسلوکام

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomIndiana Jones and the Last CrusadeThe great GatsbyThe lion in winterJesus Christ superstarKind hearts and coronetsKind hearts and coronetsThe adventures of Indiana Jones