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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-

Overview
Works: 178 works in 428 publications in 5 languages and 17,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Science fiction films  Interviews  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Douglas Slocombe
 
Most widely held works by Douglas Slocombe
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 4,639 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
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,455 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
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
The Lion in winter by James Goldman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vigilia di Natale 1183, Enrico II riunisce nel castello di Chinon la moglie Eleonora d'Aquitania e i suoi tre figli Riccardo, Goffredo e Giovanni per scegliere l'erede al trono, scatenando intrighi, invidie, trame anche per la presenza della concubina del sovrano. (Mereghetti)
Jesus Christ superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dazzling interpretation of the hit Tim Rice - Andrew Lloyd Webber rock opera tells the story of Christ's (Ted Neeley) final weeks in a bold and epic production. Shot entirely on location in Israel, producer-director Norman Jewison creates a brilliant example of modern movie making with groundbreaking vision and the unforgettable songs of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloy Webber. Nominated for several Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,030 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
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 755 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
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 548 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 )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 495 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 )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 452 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 adventures of Indiana Jones( 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
The music lovers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not exactly a fact-based story of the Tchaikovskys' marriage, this is a lavishly produced picture with music played by the London Symphony Orchestra
A high wind in Jamaica( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 156 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
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fantasy of small town life with obvious appeal to railway enthusiasts has the locals resisting British Railway's decision to close their quaint branch-line with the bus company attempting to ensure the closure by resorting to dirty tricks. This epitome of Ealing's increasing conservatism in the fifties is, in effect, a remake of Passport to Pimlico (1949) but without the open, exploratory approach of the earlier film. The country community is semi-feudal, led by its traditional leaders, the vicar and the squire, amateurs who can afford to devote themselves to the cause free of the taint of sordid commercialism
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 112 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 maids by Jean Genet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 99 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 servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 61 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
The sailor who fell from grace with the sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 60 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
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1553, with the blessing of the Royal family, the churches were plundered of their riches and the finest farmlands were stolen. A cousin to the infamous Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey disapproved of the way her fellow nobles behaved. The sheltered 16-year-old, by a strange turn of events, is crowned Queen Jane, ruler of all England ... but only for just 9 days
 
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Alternative Names
Douglas Slocombe britischer Kameramann

Douglas Slocombe direttore della fotografia britannico

Slocombe, D. 1913-

Slocombe, Douglas

Дуглас Слокомб британский кинооператор

داگلاس اسلوکام

ダグラス・スローカム

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Raiders of the lost arkThe great GatsbyThe Lion in winterJesus Christ superstarKind hearts and coronetsThe adventures of Indiana Jones