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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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Paul Harris ...
Marti Stevens ...
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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Screenwriter Paul Jarrico was blacklisted during the McCarthy era, hence the use of the pseudonym Peter Achilles. See more »

Quotes

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 (1946) See more »

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All Night Long
Music by Philip Green, lyrics by Sonny Miller
Performed by Marti Stevens
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Not as good as the first time I saw it
8 June 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw this film was when it came out in 1961. I didn't care then one iota that it was a modern day 'take' on Shakespeare's play: "Othello" What

grabbed me then was that it featured jazz musicians like Mingus, Brubeck, and Tubby Hayes, in a feature film. On a second viewing recently on late night T.V., I now believe the producers of this film should have left Shakespearian drama to Shakespearian actors. Though it was terrific to see and hear musicians like

Hayes and Brubeck (man! those pearly whites he flashes at every available

opportunity!), I think it was a shame that a man like Charles Mingus (a musical genius and bass player without peer), was not featured more often.


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