WorldCat Identities

Addison, John 1920-1998

Overview
Works: 239 works in 557 publications in 6 languages and 5,867 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Manuscripts  War films  History  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Editor, Adapter, Cinematographer , Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Addison
Torn curtain by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,124 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 604 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 )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 478 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 )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 339 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 )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama of seedy music hall life. Archie Rice, a third rate vaudevillian whose song and dance routines are unappealing and boring, is nagged by his shrewish alcoholic wife about his failures. His world comes tumbling down onto the garbage heap he has built up through a life of self-deception, sneaky schemes, and ruthless unconcern for those who love him
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 314 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 )
20 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abandoned at birth and raised by a wealthy squire, Tom Jones romps through English society, leading a lusty life of brawling and bed-hopping
A fine madness by Irvin Kershner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and French and held by 165 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 159 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
Concerto for trumpet and string orchestra : with optional percussion by John Addison ( )
12 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
B flat trumpet part with optional percussion
Joseph Andrews ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor but virtuous 18th century English country lad struggles to remain faithful to his true love, an innocent servant girl, amid the comically scandalous and debauched behaviour of all around him
The film music by John Addison ( )
2 editions published in 2007 and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Maggie by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and held by 103 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?
Rhapsody for English horn and strings (or alto saxophone) by Gordon Jacob ( )
9 editions published between 1950 and 2000 and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The honey pot ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 94 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, and an elaborate murder scheme unfolds
The loved one by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
Tom Jones original motion picture soundtrack by John Addison ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2009 and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original motion picture sound track
Divertimento for two trumpets, horn and trombone. Op. 9 by John Addison ( )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 67 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
 
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Alternative Names
Addison, Jock 1920-1998
Addison, John Mervin 1920-1998
Addison, John Mervyn 1920-1998
Languages
English (113)
Spanish (21)
German (5)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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