John Dankworth

Born: 27 September 1927, Woodford, Essex
Died: 6 February 2010, London

Highlighted works

  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Albert Finney’s powerhouse performance as a Nottingham factory worker changed British screen acting, just as Karel Reisz’s incisive and authentic film changed British cinema.

  • Darling

    Darling

    Julie Christie created one of the indelible images of Swinging London in this disapproving yet glamorous look at a fashion model ascending the social ladder.

  • Look at Britain - 2  We Are the Lambeth Boys

    Look at Britain - 2 We Are the Lambeth Boys

    This energetic documentary was one of the last films to appear under the banner of the Free Cinema movement.

  • The Servant

    The Servant

    A young aristocrat hires a manservant to tend to his needs but finds the balance of power shifting, in a claustrophobic thriller that probes British class culture.

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