All Night Long
All Night Long (1962)

This film is Othello to a progressive-jazz beat. The film's "Iago" is drummer Patrick McGoohan, who plants the seeds of jealousy in the ear of "Othello" -- or rather, bandleader Paul Harris. McGoohan hopes that, by… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 6, 1962
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2011
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Sean Axmaker

[Director Basil Dearden] keeps a good beat here and directs the actors to a snappy rhythm.

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Monthly Film Bulletin

Anyone looking for straight drama will find the narrative with its doped cigarettes, tape-recorder stratagems, copious intrigues, corny jazz jargon spoken in mid-Atlantic accents, and more or less happy ending, both unconvincing and wearying.

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Sean Axmaker
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... the elegance of the camerawork, the machinations of the plot and the fun of seeing these musicians performing onscreen keeps the film involving.

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Wow. Leave it to the Brits to produce an adaptation of Shakespeare as a meditation on race and interpersonal relations at the outset of one of the greatest… More
Walter M.
"All Night Long" starts with Rod Hamilton(Richard Attenborough) arriving at an anniversary party he is throwing for bandleader Aurelius Rex(Paul… More