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Tunes of glory

James Kennaway

Tunes of glory

a novel.

by James Kennaway

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Published by Putnam in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.K34 Tu, PR6061.E59 Tu
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6209612M
LC Control Number56034982
OCLC/WorldCa2605241

I consider "Tunes of Glory to be one of the best movies made of it's type. The acting of Alec Guinness and John Mills was of the highest standard, with a great supporting cast. The Scottish accents were excellent and the setting at Stirling castle in Scotland gave the film real authenticity. Get this from a library! Tunes of glory. [James Kennaway] -- Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .   SYNOPSIS. In Ronald Neame’s Tunes of Glory, the incomparable Alec Guinness plays Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion.A lifetime military man, Sinclair expects respect and loyalty from his men. But when Basil Barrow (John Mills)—an educated, by-the-book scion of a military family—enters .

Tunes of Glory directed by Ronald Neame is a film about the Scottish Battalion in the period after the war. Major Jock Sinclair, acting Colonel of the Regiment, has been this position for a long time. He is looked up to and respected by officers and men alike who assume he will be appointed their commanding officer. The classic Scottish novel made into a movie starring Alec Guinness and John Mills. “[A] brilliant depiction of the male military world” (The List). Lt. Col. Jock Sinclair is a rough-talking, whisky-drinking soldier’s soldier, a hero of the desert campaign who rose to his position through the ranks. Col. Barrow, an officer graduate of Oxford and Sandhurst, had a wretched war in.


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Tunes of Glory () was Kennaway's first novel. It remains his best-known work, and the author himself wrote the screenplay for what was to become a hugely successful film in His next book, Household Ghosts (), was equally by: 3. Tunes of Glory is a British drama film directed by Ronald Neame, based on the novel and screenplay by James film is a "dark psychological drama" focusing on events in a wintry Scottish Highland regimental barracks in the period following the Second World War.

It stars Alec Guinness and John Mills, and features Dennis Price, Kay Walsh, John Fraser, Music by: Malcolm Arnold. Tunes of Glory was the debut novel of the Scottish author and screenwriter, James Kennaway. When it was published init received much positive critical acclaim and it became his most popular work.

Four years after its publication, it was adapted for the screen with Alec Guiness and John Mills cast in the starring roles/5. Tunes of Glory (Canongate Classics Book 21) - Kindle edition by Kennaway, James, Massie, Allan.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Tunes of /5(21). In Tunes of Glory, this is especially difficult for Jock because of his from-the-ranks past and Barrow’s family tradition of service with the regiment.

The book explores this issue in much greater detail than the motion picture; Jock is aware of the great distance between himself and Barrow and often yearns for the simple life of a being just. Tunes of Glory () was Kennaway's first novel. It remains his best-known work, and the author himself wrote the screenplay for what was to become a hugely successful film in His next book, Household Ghosts (), was equally : Canongate Books.

Tunes of Glory () was Kennaway’s first novel. It remains his best-known work, and the author himself wrote the screenplay for what was to become a hugely successful film in His next book, Household Ghosts (), was equally powerful.

Editorial Reviews. Tunes of Glory contains what Alec Guinness once called his particular favorite performance, and it's not hard to see why. Guinness is nothing less than stunning in the role, a tour de force which allows him to peel back the many layers of his character and lay it bare.

Although the part could easily be played in an overly ostentatious manner, Guinness is careful /5(2). Tunes of Glory () was Kennaway's first novel. It remains his best-known work, and the author himself wrote the screenplay for what was to become a hugely successful film in His next book, Household Ghosts (), was equally powerful/5(18).

In Ronald Neame’s Tunes of Glory, the incomparable Alec Guinness plays Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. A lifetime military man, Sinclair expects respect and loyalty from his men. But when Basil Barrow (John Mills)—an educated, by-the-book scion of a military family—enters the scene as Actors: Maj.

Jock Sinclair, DSO MM. Tunes of Glory has little action but doesn't seem like a filmed play; the clammy-cold castle sets (the dawn dance scene is a chiller) are excellent, as are the production values. The pres color is handsomely used to pinpoint moods and atmospheres - the darkness outside the barracks, the grey skies over the parade ground.

‎Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy Tunes of Glory directed by Ronald Neame for $/5(9).

In the claustrophobic world of Campbell barracks, a conflict is inevitable between the two men and a tragedy unfolds with concentrated and ferocious Kennaway served in a Highland regiment himself, and his feeling for tunes of glory, for the glamour and brutality of army life gives added authenticity and humour to this, his first and Author: James Kennaway.

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Tunes of glory is the story of two Officers of a Scottish regiment quartered in a Scotish town. The writer had personal experience of Army life; this gives gives the novel a realistic and likely climax/5(18). Tunes of Glory DRAMA In Ronald Neame’s _Tunes of Glory_, the incomparable Alec Guinness inhabits the role of Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish : Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York.

Directed by Ronald Neame. With Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price. After World War II, a Highland Regiment's acting Commanding Officer, who rose from the ranks, is replaced by a peace-time Oxford-educated Commanding Officer, leading to a dramatic conflict between the two/10(K).

Directed by Ronald Neame • • United Kingdom Starring Alec Guinness, John Mills In Ronald Neame’s TUNES OF GLORY, the incomparable Alec Guinness plays Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. A lifetime military man, Sinclair expects respect and loyalty from his men.

Two years after The Horse’s Mouth, indirector Ronald Neame cast Alec Guinness in his film, Tunes of Glory, based on a book by James Kennaway.

The story concerns the battle for control of a peace-time Scottish battalion and the hearts and minds of its men between two colonels: temporary commander Jock Sinclair and his replacement, Basil Barrow.

Barrow is a. Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Tunes of Glory Mitch Miller & The Sing-Along Gang Greatest Hits ℗ Originally released All rights rese. Audience Reviews for Tunes of Glory Alec Guinness eats scenery left and right and John Mills seeths on the sideline as two Scottish officers clash in a bloody war of the wills%.James Kennaway served in a Highland regiment himself, and his feeling for "tunes of glory," for the glamour and brutality of army life, gives added authenticity and humor to this, his first and most famous novel.

He died in a car crash at the tragically early age of forty.His first novel, Tunes of Glory (), earned critical acclaim and was adapted by Kennaway for an Oscar-nominated motion picture starring Alec Guinness. His other novels include Household Ghosts (), The Mind Benders (), The Bells of Shoreditch () and James Kennaway was born in Perthshire, Scotland in and went to public school /5.