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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-2016

Overview
Works: 192 works in 565 publications in 5 languages and 18,904 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  History  Musical films  Fantasy films  Bible films  Rock films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Videographer , Scenarist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Douglas Slocombe
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,646 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 )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a prologue in which a young Indiana Jones is introduced, the epic continues with the adult Indy embarking on a perilous quest for his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. The Nazis are on the trail of the Holy Grail, and have kidnapped the professor, who is an authority on the Cup of Christ. Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks
The great Gatsby by Jack Clayton( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Carraway un joven profesional se traslada a vivir a West Egg, en Nueva York. Su vecino, el misterioso Sr. Gatsby, vive en una lujosa mansión, y organiza continuas fiestas de lo más espectaculares. Pero a Nick van llegando a sus oidos oscuras historias que le hacen recelar de este extravagante personaje
The lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 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 )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,283 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 )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 877 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 )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from prison, Charlie begins to work on a heist that will either set him up for life - or send him up forever. Charlie and his unruly lot of thieves take on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 694 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 )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two maids, Solange and Claire, hate their employers and, while they are out, take turns at dressing up as Madame and insulting her
The blue max( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 531 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 )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. This spectacular production adds some contemporary flash to the classic farce which follows the adventures of a roguish pirate leader and his young charge through numerous love affairs and sword battles
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Tony, jeune et riche aristocrate, engage un domestique le jour même où il emménage dans sa nouvelle demeure.Son valet de chambre, Barrett, le fascine sans qu'il en ait d'abord conscience :Tony est un être fragile, superficiel, et ne s'entend pas réellement avec sa fiancée Susan. Et Barrett, jour après jour, devient moins servile et plus indispensable
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 353 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 adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 302 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
The music lovers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 216 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
A high wind in Jamaica by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 158 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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 132 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 Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 66 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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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

Դուգլաս Սլոկոմբ բրիտանացի կինեմատոգրաֆ

דאגלס סלוקומבה

داگلاس اسلوکام

더글러스 슬로컴

ダグラス・スローカム

道格拉斯·斯洛琴

Languages
English (191)

German (6)

Italian (6)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

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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 coronetsThe adventures of Indiana Jones