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Slocombe, Douglas 1913-2016

Overview
Works: 125 works in 480 publications in 7 languages and 18,297 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Romance films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Rock films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Catalan and held by 2,518 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 )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,374 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, his 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
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,893 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 )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 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 )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical de rock basado a su vez en una exitosa obra de Broadway y que relata la historia de Jesús de Nazaret a través de canciones
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 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 )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 876 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 Spanish and held by 754 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 by Jean Genet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 641 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 )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 510 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 )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 464 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 )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 354 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
The adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 306 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 )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in German and English and held by 208 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 160 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 )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 127 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 117 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 64 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1553, England's idle rich were anything but idle. With the blessing of the Royal family, they plundered of the riches of the church, stole the finest farmlands, and generally took all the best things the country had to offer. A cousin to the infamous Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey disapproved of the way her fellow nobles behaved, and disagreed with their religious beliefs. But as a sheltered 16-year-old, there wasn't much she could do about it. Then, through a strange turn of events, Lady Jane Grey was crowned Queen Jane, ruler of all England. Based on the true story of the girl who found herself Queen of England for nine days at age 16, Lady Jane is a historical romance at its bittersweet best
 
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Raiders of the lost arkIndiana Jones and the Last CrusadeIndiana Jones and the Temple of DoomThe adventures of Indiana Jones
Alternative Names
Douglas Slocombe brit operatőr

Douglas Slocombe britischer Kameramann

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

داگلاس اسلوکام

더글러스 슬로컴

ダグラス・スローカム

Languages
English (186)

German (21)

Spanish (21)

Italian (9)

French (4)

Catalan (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeIndiana Jones and the Temple of DoomThe great GatsbyThe Lion in WinterJesus Christ superstarKind hearts and coronetsThe adventures of Indiana Jones