WorldCat Identities

Janni, Joseph 1916-1994

Overview
Works: 43 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 3,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Operas  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, pmn, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joseph Janni
 
Most widely held works by Joseph Janni
Far from the madding crowd by John Schlesinger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana Scott (Julie Christie in an Oscar winning performance) is an ambitious model determined to make it to the top. Using her sexuality, she manipulates powerful men, but in so doing becomes a prisoner of the jet-setting lifestyle she once yearned for. Dirk Bogarde co-stars as Diana's long-suffering boyfriend. The film also won Oscars for Best Original Story and Screenplay, and Costume
Sunday bloody Sunday( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee, who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between loves of different sexes, a Jewish doctor and a lady executive
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1954 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same title: the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry
The glass mountain by Henry Cass( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass mountain:"In the Dolemites, a married composer loves an Italian girl who saved his life during the war."--Halliwell's Film Guide (2004)
A town like Alice by Jack Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nurse Jean Paget is one of a small band of women trekking through the Japanese-occupied Malayan jungle, where they are befriended by Joe Harman, a tough Australian P.O.W. Later each learns tht the other has survived the horrors of the war, and they set out separately to find each other
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancées, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
Poor cow by Ken Loach( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a young London woman trying to cope in squalor while her husband is in jail. Clutching at any slight chance of happiness, she has a promiscuous relationship with his best friend which in turn leads to heart-breaking consequences
The savage innocents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Eskimo, Inuk, who has had little contact with white men, accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police
A kind of loving by Stan Barstow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a young draughtsman, Vic Brown, whose life comes apart at the seams when he begins a relationship with typist Ingrid Rothwell. Ingrid falls pregnant and thanks to the interference of their friends, neighbours and - worst of all - her tyrannical mother, they are forced into marriage
Robbery under arms by Rolf Boldrewood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the nineteenth century Australian outback, this is the story of the biggest cattle rustling coup in Australian history and the men who planned and executed it, led by Captain Starlight. Having shared the proceeds, they go their seperate ways. Fate, however, has other ideas and they are brought together in a violent climax
Sunday bloody Sunday( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her entire appearance changes in a finger snap. She thrases villains without missing a spiked-heeled step. Welcome to the mad, mod world of sexy, stylish British super agent Modesty Blaise
Darling by Frederic Raphael( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hers is the face that has launched a thousand billboards. Diana Scott is "The Happiness Girl" in ads plastered all over the country, and she's hunting happiness in more ways than she's care to confess. She's the darling of the rich and powerful: of Prince Cesare della Romita ... of TV writer and interviewer Robert Gold ... of suave business success Miles Brand. She's the life of the Dolce Vita, Paris version - a reckless seeker of self, caught up in a frenzied sexcursion of jet-set Europe. This is her story a novel based on the bold and powerful Joseph E. Levine motion picture
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from the USA / UK. Drama. During WWII, new relationships form between soldiers from United States army bases set up in Great Britain and lonely British girls whose partners are away at war
Romeo & Juliet collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD presents 2 classic adaptions of the timeless Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet. Disc 1 presents the 1954 play adaption directed by acclaimed Italian director Renato Castellani. This wonderful film translation of the magic of Shakespeare's verse into the language of cinema. Shot on location in Italy, the film stars Laurence Harvey, beautiful "newcomer' Susan Shantall and features the voice of John Gielgud as "the chorus". In the renaissance city of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets are two rival families carrying on a decades long feud. Disc 2 presents the famed Royal Ballet production of Romeo and Juliet. This historical performance stars Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev as the quintessential stage lovers. It captures the greatest dance partnership of our century at the peak of their careers
Duty and devotion double feature : the rank collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town like alice: A classic war movie like no other, because it is told from a woman's perspective. The film is based on the moving novel by Nevil Shute. It is set during WWII in British Malaya, 1942. The Japanese army has been advancing rapidly through the British territory. The men they captured are sent off to labor camps, but they don't have a plan to deal with the many woman and children that are left behind. Not sure what to do with them, the Japanese force their captives to march for miles and months on end all over Malaya in search of a camp willing to take them in. Virginia McKenna plays one of the courageous women prisoners, who through her fighting spirit and will to survive, keeps the others going on their arduus journey Along the way, they cross paths with Peter Finch, an Australian POW, who risks his own life to help the sick, starving and abused women and children survive/ Finch and McKenna inevitably are drawn to each other and together form a lasting bond. FYI the town like Alice refers to the town where Finch's character hails from Alice Springs in the northern territory of Australia
Darling ; The L-shaped room( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The L-shaped room: Young, unmarried and pregnant, a French beauty named Jane Fosset moves into a seedy London boarding house. Everyone living there has been rejected by society--blacks, homosexuals, prostitutes, bohemians. Jane falls for one such outcast, a struggling writer, and their love affair has everyone talking--including those who know her dark secret
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Far from the madding crowd
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DarlingBilly LiarBilly Liar
Alternative Names
Janni, Giuseppe Ralph 1916–1994

Joseph Janni britischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor italienischer Herkunft

Joseph Janni British film director

Joseph Janni Brits scenarioschrijver (1916-1994)

Joseph Janni director de cine británico

Joseph Janni director de cinema britànic

Joseph Janni italsko-britský producent a scenárista

Joseph Janni produttore inglese

Joseph Janni regjisor britanik

Джозеф Янни

ג'וזף יאני במאי קולנוע בריטי

ジョゼフ・ジャンニ

Languages
English (219)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)