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Director (feature film)

The Reckoning (1971) as Assistant Director
Michael Marler, a successful business man in London, is about to make his way to the top. The death of his father brings him - after 37 years - back to his hometown Liverpool, where he is confronted with his lost Irish roots. He finds out that his father died because of a fight with some anglo-saxon teddy boys. It becomes "a matter of honour" for him, to take his revenge without involving the British police.
Trog (1970) as Assistant Director
A scientist tries to protect a caveman brought back from suspended animation.
Take a Girl Like You (1970) as Assistant Director
Young Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick, one of the local "lads". Within a short time she has her hands full when a number of the local boys take a liking to her. But who will be the lucky one who wins her affections?
Twisted Nerve (1969) as Assistant Director
Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him, and a mongoliod brother shut away in an institution, is it any wonder he retreats into an alternate personality...that of six year old Georgie? It is Georgie who befriends Susan Harper, but friendship soon turns into obsession. When Susan begins to distance herself, something inside Georgie snaps and he embarks on a killing spree, with Susan as the next target.
Decline and Fall ... of a Bird Watcher (1969) as Assistant Director
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) as Assistant Director
Baron Frankenstein puts a wrongly executed man's brain into a beautiful woman's body.
Nightmare (1964) as Assistant Director
Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where the nightmares continue.
The Swingin' Maiden (1963) as Assistant Director
An American airline firm plan to buy a new British passenger plane, but the deal hits trouble when the plane's designer Jack Hopkins and Kathy Fisher the daughter of the Airline owner, take an instant dislike to each other, after crashing into each other in a quiet country lane. With each blaming the other for the accident, the arrangement looks in trouble, unless nature takes a hand.
The Playgirl and the War Minister (1963) as Assistant Director
General and Lady Fitzadam live at a remote army outpost in Scotland, their last assignment before the General retires. The General is sent abroad and in his absence, Lady Fitzadam decides to convert their spacious estate into a fishing resort for American tourists.
The Kiss of the Vampire (1963) as Assistant Director
Gerald and Marianne Harcourt are traveling by car when the car breaks down and they have to spend a few days in a small, remote village. It doesn't take long before they are invited to Dr. Ravna's castle. Without their knowledge, Dr. Ravna is the leader of a vampire cult, and he has become astonished by Marianne's beauty...
The Old Dark House (1963) as Assistant Director
An eccentric millionaire invites a car salesman to visit his decaying family home.
Only Two Can Play (1962) as Assistant Director
A Welsh librarian fed up with his meager, married existence meets a beautiful woman with whom he tries to consummate an affair.
The Day of the Triffids (1962) as Assistant Director
A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the population go blind. This chaos results in the escape of some Triffids: experimental plants that are capable of moving themselves around and attacking people.
Gorgo (1961) as Assistant Director
Entrepreneurs capture a giant sea monster not realizing it''''s really an infant with a protective mother.
Jet Storm (1961) as Assistant Director
Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, threatening to blow up himself and everyone on board as an act of vengeance. What follows is an Airport-type movie with all the passengers having their own little subplots and fears.
The Two-Headed Spy (1959) as Assistant Director
A British agent infiltrates the Nazi military command during World War II.
She Played with Fire (1958) as Assistant Director
An insurance investigator''''s ex-girlfriend draws him into a web of blackmail and murder.
Spin a Dark Web (1957) as Assistant Director
The rise and fall of a sweet-faced villainess in London's underworld.
The Dynamiters (1956) as Assistant Director

Assistant Direction (feature film)

And Now For Something Completely Different (1974) as Assistant Director
This first feature by the Monty Python troup is a kind of greatest hits album with some of the most popular sketches and animated bus from their long-running television series.
Endless Night (1972) as Assistant Director
Loot (1970) as Assistant Director
A nurse, her lover and his boyfriend hide the money from a bank job in her dead patient''''s coffin.
Law and Disorder (1958) as Assistant Director
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957) as Assistant Director
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. At least her arrival had allowed the remains of the Army unit sent in to keep order to evacuate.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Strongroom (1962) as Production Manager

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