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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-

Overview
Works: 190 works in 464 publications in 5 languages and 18,131 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Musical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films  Rock 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 )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 4,699 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 2,497 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 held by 1,812 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 )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,594 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 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dazzling interpretation of the hit rock opera tells the story of Christ's final weeks in a bold and epic producion
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 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 )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 765 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
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 545 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 498 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 461 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
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 335 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 adventures of Indiana Jones( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 305 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 204 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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the local railway is replaced with busses by the government, the citizens of Titfield decide to keep it running themselves. The owners of the new bus system try to sabotage their precious railway
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 117 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 114 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
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 63 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
The sailor who fell from grace with the sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 61 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
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeRaiders of the lost arkThe adventures of Indiana Jones
Alternative Names
Douglas Slocombe britischer Kameramann

Douglas Slocombe direttore della fotografia britannico

Slocombe, D. 1913-

Slocombe, Douglas

Ντάγκλας Σλόκομπ

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