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Addison, John 1920-1998

Works: 323 works in 734 publications in 6 languages and 6,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Picaresque films  Historical films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Sports films 
Roles: Author, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Musician, Performer, Editor, Cinematographer , Adapter, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Addison
Torn curtain by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,202 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
Luther by John Osborne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luther compresses nearly two decades into a provocative character study that parallels Martin Luther's deepening religious dilemmas with the irresolvable earthly anxieties that shaped his beliefs and his rebellious search for truth. We're introduced to Luther as a young monk in 1506, as he defends his vows to his jealous and disapproving father (Patrick McGee). But as Luther's religious commitment deepens, his faith in an increasingly commercialized, politicized, and spiritually empty Papacy atrophies until, having preached against the medieval Catholic Church's hypocrisy, he is called to account by the very bishops he must denounce
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and French and held by 452 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 )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 357 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 )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragica storia dell'attore di avanspettacolo Archie Rice: dopo vari lutti familiari e il fallimento finanziario gli viene offerto un impiego, ma lui preferisce espiare andando in prigione per debiti. Solo la figlia gli rimarrà vicina
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 293 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
A taste of honey by Tony Richardson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl is prematurely thrown out of the nest. The mistakes she makes in an attempt to reach maturity provides an interesting study of modern youth
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 253 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
The film music by John Addison( )

3 editions published in 2007 and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School for scoundrels( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 178 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
A fine madness by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 162 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
Joseph Andrews by Tony Richardson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and German and held by 135 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
Concerto for trumpet and string orchestra : with optional percussion by John Addison( )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

B flat trumpet part with optional percussion
The loved one by Tony Richardson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
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?
The honey pot( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 92 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 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divertimento for two trumpets, horn and trombone. Op. 9 by John Addison( )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Serenade for wind quintet and harp by John Addison( )

7 editions published in 1958 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Addison, Jock 1920-1998

Addison, John 1920-

Addison, John Mervin 1920-1998

Addison, John Mervyn 1920-1998

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John Addison Brits componist (1920-1998)

John Addison brittisk kompositör

John Addison Composer

John Addison compositeur de musique de films

John Addison compositor de música para cine

John Addison compositore britannico

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A bridge too farThe entertainerThe loneliness of the long distance runner