WorldCat Identities

Addison, John 1920-1998

Overview
Works: 256 works in 511 publications in 4 languages and 5,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Manuscripts  War films  Humor  Fiction  History  Biography  Romance films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Editor, Adapter, Compiler, Cinematographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Addison
Torn curtain by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"World-famous American scientist Michael Armstrong, and his fiancee/assistant, Sarah Sherman, travel to Copenhagen for a physics conference. When Sarah mistakenly intercepts a message meant for Armstrong, she believes that he is secretly defecting to East Germany. Or is he? As Armstrong goes undercover to glean top-secret information, the couple find themslves running for their lives from enemy agents"--Container
John Osborne's Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and French and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of the Allied defeat at Arnhem in 1944"--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
The Charge of the light brigade by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical re-telling of tragic events during the Crimean War. "British Captain Nolan is a devoted officer disgusted with his commander, Lord Cardigan. Lord Raglan is a foolish officer with misguided war strategies and a fading memory. Together, they are sent to Turkey in response to a Russian invasion. Driven by arrogance and ineptitude, they send hundreds of cavalry to certain death ..."--Container
The entertainer by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama of seedy music hall life centering on Archie Rice, an egotistical, third-rate British music hall performer whose career and personal life are in a down-hill spiral
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An 18-year-old boy, a product of a slum environment, is sent to reform school where he becomes the top runner and the best bet to win against a private school
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lusty adventures of a handsome and good-natured young man seeking his fortune and his true parentage in 18th century England
A fine madness by Irvin Kershner ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samson Shillitoe is a genius, a poet and carpet cleaner who ends up getting writer's block, gets into a series of disasters with his wife but keeps on smiling until he dallies with a psychiatrist's wife
School for scoundrels by Todd Phillips ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended
The film music by John Addison ( )
3 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerto for trumpet and string orchestra : with optional percussion by John Addison ( )
8 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
B flat trumpet part with optional percussion
Joseph Andrews ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Tony Richardson (Tom Jones) returns with another adaptation of a Henry Fielding novel. This one, written in 1742, chronicles the rise of young Joseph Andrews (Peter Firth of Equus) who ascends from mere servant to become the personal footman - and the fancy of - Lady Booby (Ann-Margret). He battles seductions, robberies and rogues while trying to remain faithful to his true love - an equally innocent servant girl. Meanwhile, Lady Booby carefully tries to conceal her humble origins and a couple of not-so-well-kept secrets
The Maggie by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wily Scottish ship captain cons a rich American into letting his coal burning scow "The Maggie" carry a valuable load of furniture to a Scottish island. The American soon realizes he's been conned, but can he stop the captain from ripping him off?
The honey pot by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A millionaire pretends to be dying and summons three former mistresses to his bedside in Venice. He then lies back to enjoy their greedy scramble to inherit his fortune. One of them suddenly dies mysteriously, and an elaborate murder scheme unfolds
Rhapsody for English horn and strings (or alto saxophone) by Gordon Jacob ( )
6 editions published in 1950 and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Jones original motion picture soundtrack by John Addison ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2009 and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original motion picture sound track
Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
Divertimento for two trumpets, horn and trombone. Op. 9 by John Addison ( )
6 editions published in 1954 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Serenade for wind quintet and harp by John Addison ( )
7 editions published in 1958 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carte blanche : ballet suite by John Addison ( )
4 editions published in 1956 and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Addison, Jock 1920-1998
Addison, John Mervin 1920-1998
Addison, John Mervyn 1920-1998
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