WorldCat Identities

Dankworth, John

Works: 523 works in 945 publications in 5 languages and 5,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography  Jazz  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Jazz vocals  Gangster films  Dark comedy films  Songs 
Roles: Performer, Conductor, Arranger, Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Singer, Narrator, Interviewee, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Dankworth
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the television-advertising age
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 382 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
Pachelbel's greatest hit : Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel( Recording )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the stars by Chanticleer (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing without you by Mel Tormé( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and German and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangster no. 1 by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the bloody, single-minded climb of a crime lord to power. Enter the psyche of an unrepentant mobster who slugs, claws and kills his way to the top. But when he learns that a former mentor he put in prison is about to get out, this self-made mobster must now face a man whose life he ruined ... and confront the twisted remnants of his own demented conscience as well
All night long( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An updating of Shakespeare's Othello, set in the jazz world of London in the early 1960s. Because of a rumour set about by a jealous rival, a jazz trumpeter at an all-night party tries to strangle his wife
Sometimes when we touch by Cleo Laine( Recording )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morgan : a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Morgan est un artiste qui aime les fleurs, les animaux et les enfants. Mais à l'instar de son héros de la jungle, le gorille mâle, il devient formidable une fois en danger. Quand sa femme Leonie décide de le quitter pour un homme plus sensé, Morgan donne libre cours à ses fantasmes les plus fous. Dans un costume de gorille loué, il tente de reconquérir l'affection de sa bien-aimée !" (Jacquette)
Cleo at Carnegie : the 10th anniversary concert by Cleo Laine( Recording )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solitude by Cleo Laine( Recording )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz by Tony Bennett( Recording )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and German and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides examples of jazz styles to show its development from the early 1900's to the present
Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy which lampoons the sex, sadism, luxury, and latest spying techniques in secret-agent thrillers as exemplified in an account of the efforts of a female spy to prevent a priceless gem collection from falling into the hands of an international crime ring
Cleo Laine live at Carnegie Hall by Cleo Laine( Recording )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sands of the Kalahari( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded in the African wilderness by a plane crash, a disparate group of passengers' worst enemy isn't weather or wild animals but a fellow traveler
Oscar Peterson : music in the key of Oscar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces four decades of the career of Oscar Peterson from his early days as Montreal's teenage Boogie-woogie sensation through his rise to international celebrity with the ground-breaking jazz at the philharmonic and beyond
10 Rillington Place by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1949, an innocent man, Timothy Evans, is charged with the gruesome slaying of his wife and baby. Convicted by the testimony of his landlord, John Christie, a mild-mannered ex-policeman, Evans is sentenced to hang. However, after the execution, evidence reveals that the real psychotic killer is continuing his mass murder spree. Public outcry over this true case led to Great Britain's abolishment of the death penalty
The very best of Cleo Laine by Cleo Laine( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman to woman by Cleo Laine( Recording )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in German and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smilin' through by Cleo Laine( Recording )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dankworth 1927-2010

Dankworth, John P. 1927-2010

Dankworth, John Phillip William 1927-2010

Dankworth, Johnny

Dankworth, Johnny 1927-...

Dankworth Johnny 1927-2010

J. Dankworth

John Dankworth britischer Bigband-Leader und Jazz-Saxophonist

John Dankworth British musician

John Dankworth Brits acteur

John Dankworth musicien britannique

John Dankworth músico británico

John Dankworth sassofonista, musicista e compositore britannico

Johnny Dankworth

Джон Денкворт

Дэнкуорт, Джон

جان دانکوورث

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