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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-2016

Overview
Works: 235 works in 634 publications in 6 languages and 19,387 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fantasy films  Musical films  History  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Bible films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Videographer , Interviewee, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Douglas Slocombe
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, the daredevil archaeologist Indiana Jones, his twelve-year old 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. Set in 1935, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must find the famous Ankara Stone and save the children while avoiding becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,092 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 Jack Clayton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,907 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 Anthony Harvey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Christmas, 1183, Henry II, King of England and half of France, assembles at his Chinon Castle his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, his three sons, Geoffrey, Richard and John, his mistress Alais, and her brother Philip, King of France. Henry's purpose is to nominate his successor, who will then marry Alais to keep England's power in France intact. All parties engage in a power struggle to secure the succession
Raiders of the lost ark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,367 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
Jesus Christ superstar by Norman Jewison( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,287 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
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and held by 873 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 Troy Kennedy Martin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 794 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
Raiders of the lost ark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, an archeologist, embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his fiesty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, Indy must discover the Ark before the Nazis do, and he has to survive poison, traps, snakes and treachery to do so
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini wants 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 blue max by John Guillermin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 538 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 529 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
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones 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
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 490 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 man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Stratton, un jeune et talentueux chercheur, travaille comme simple ouvrier dans une usine de textile. Il invente une fibre incroyablement résistante, qui ne se salit ni ne s'use jamais. Il en fait un costume d'un blanc éclatant. D'abord considéré comme un génie, il devient une menace quand la direction et les syndicats se rendent compte qu'une telle invention les ménerait à la faillite
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 356 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
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 334 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
Indiana Jones and the last crusade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 314 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 music lovers by Richard Chamberlain( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 219 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 154 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Raiders of the lost ark Raiders of the lost ark
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Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeThe great GatsbyThe lion in winterJesus Christ superstarRaiders of the lost arkKind hearts and coronetsRaiders of the lost arkKind hearts and coronets
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

Douglas Slocombe direutor de fotografía británicu (1913–2016)

Slocombe, D. 1913-2016

Slocombe, Douglas

Slocombe, Douglas, 1913-

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

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