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All Night Long (1962)

 -  Drama  -  17 April 1963 (USA)
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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.

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Keith Michell ...
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Emily
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Delia Lane
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Rod Hamilton
Bernard Braden ...
Harry Towb ...
Phales
María Velasco ...
Benny
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Himself - Piano
John Dankworth ...
Himself - Alto Sax (as Johnny Dankworth)
Charles Mingus ...
Himself - Bass
Bert Courtley ...
Himself - Trumpet
Keith Christie ...
Himself - Trombone
Ray Dempsey ...
Himself - Guitar
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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.

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Ao longo da noite  »

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Patrick McGoohan learned to play the drums for the film. See more »

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Johnnie Cousin: Me? Oh, I belong to that new minority group: white American jazz musicians. They're going to hold a mass meeting in a phone booth.
[laughs]
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Version of Othello (Shakespeare's Globe Theatre) (2008) See more »

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Sweet Lorraine
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Written by Mitchell Parish and Cliff Burwell
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this has been rather over hyped
24 January 2012 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

I must say from the outset, that if you are a jazz fan of the period and want to see the likes of Dave Brubeck, Johnny Dankworth, Tubby Hayes or Charles Mingus, for however short a moment, then obviously this is a must. But, others beware, this has been rather over hyped. The rain soaked noirish undeveloped London Docklands warehouses, spoken of at such length, appear in a single (effective, yes) shot at the very end. As for the story, despite its alleged Shakespearian origins is a real stinker and completely spoils what might have been a decent film because the music, whilst not terrific, is still listen able (except for the first of the songs!). McGoohan is effective in the central role and Attenborough scampers ably to keep up.


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