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All Night Long (1962)

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marti Stevens ...
Delia Lane
Rod Hamilton
Bernard Braden ...
Harry Towb ...
María Velasco ...
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


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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Release Date:

17 April 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ao longo da noite  »

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Is one of several Basil Dearden films that deals with racial relations. See more »


When Patrick McGoohan's character is playing a drum solo about halfway through the film, the drum kit used is different in the medium shots and POV shots, suggesting that the latter were likely shot at a later time with a different drummer. See more »


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.
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Version of Othello (1951) See more »


Peggy's Blue Skylight
Music by Charles Mingus
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this has been rather over hyped
24 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – 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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