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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-

Overview
Works: 180 works in 413 publications in 5 languages and 17,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Comedy films  Legal drama  Musical films  Film sequels 
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
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,422 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 Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,307 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 2,307 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
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,759 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 )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,508 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 )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 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 )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 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 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucers from an alien world. This begins a series of events culminating in the ultimate encounter when human and alien make peaceful contact aboard the Mothership
The Italian job by Troy Kennedy Martin( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 641 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 544 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 484 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 436 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 adventures of Indiana Jones ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 303 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 201 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 155 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 119 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
The Italian job by Peter Collinson( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 106 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
The maids by Jean Genet( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 95 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
Never say never again Jamais plus jamais ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 93 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 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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Slocombe, D. 1913-
Slocombe, Douglas
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