WorldCat Identities

Dankworth, John

Works: 605 works in 1,084 publications in 6 languages and 6,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Jazz  Biography  Canons (Music)  Songs  Jazz vocals  Comedy sketches  Television comedies 
Roles: Performer, Conductor, Arranger, Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Dankworth
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama portraying a woman who becomes a prisoner of her own success. After several disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Tony, jeune et riche aristocrate, engage un domestique le jour même où il emménage dans sa nouvelle demeure.Son valet de chambre, Barrett, le fascine sans qu'il en ait d'abord conscience :Tony est un être fragile, superficiel, et ne s'entend pas réellement avec sa fiancée Susan. Et Barrett, jour après jour, devient moins servile et plus indispensable
Pachelbel's greatest hit : Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel( Recording )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the fringe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unearthed in a producer's vault, this British comedy gem is the only taped record of the groundbreaking 1960s comedy revue. A 1964 gala farewell performance of the famous stage revue by its original cast, it has never been released on home video. Four men from Oxford (Alan Bennett studying history & Dudley Moore on a music scholarship) and Cambridge (Jonathan Miller studying medicine & Peter Cook taking languages) were invited to present a comedy revue at the Edinburgh Festival in 1960. This led to a London production and then moved on to Broadway-- and their style of satire and parody became a major influence on comedy and comedians
Nothing without you by Mel Tormé( Recording )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and German and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangster no. 1 by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

10 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 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale Othello is translated and retold to the world of 1960's London jazz clubs. Over the course of one eventful evening, during the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous & ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart
Sometimes when we touch by Cleo Laine( Recording )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 169 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 )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 119 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
Jazz by Tony Bennett( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of exceptional recordings by beloved jazz legends
Cleo Laine live at Carnegie Hall by Cleo Laine( Recording )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sands of the Kalahari( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 107 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 106 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
Accident by Joseph Losey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an accident kills one of his students, an Oxford professor recounts the circumstances of their meeting. But as these turbulent memories unfold, they reveal a series of shocking relationships betrayed by adultery, obsession and self-destruction in which nothing is what it seems and everything has its cost"--Container
Solitude by Cleo Laine( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Rillington Place by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timothy et Beryl Evans viennent d'emménager avec leur petite fille au 10 Rillington Place, à Londres. Ils sympathisent rapidement avec leurs voisins du rez-de-chaussée, les Christie. Mais derrière ses airs courtois et respectables, John Christie est en réalité un meurtrier qui assassine froidement des femmes en se faisant passer pour un ancien médecin..." (Source : jaquette)
Suite for Emma : for clarinet and piano by John Dankworth( )

9 editions published in 1986 in 4 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Beyond the fringe
Alternative Names
Dankworth 1927-2010

Dankworth, John P.

Dankworth, John P. 1927-2010

Dankworth, John Phillip William

Dankworth, John Phillip William 1927-2010

Dankworth, Johnny

Dankworth, Johnny 1927-...

Dankworth Johnny 1927-2010

J. Dankworth

John 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

John Phillip William Dankworth

Johnny Dankworth

Джон Денкворт

Дэнкуорт, Джон

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جان دانکوورث

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