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Director (feature film)

Murphy's War (1971) as Assistant Director
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been decimated by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He lands on a forgotten island and begins to plot his vengence. He wishes to sink the U-Boat that has floated up by means of any method imaginable to him, and sets about to make the courageous attempt, assisted by Louie, the islands Government Admistrator.
Lock Up Your Daughters (1969) as Assistant Director
Three sailors on leave turn a British town upside down.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) as Assistant Director
Baron Frankenstein blackmails a brother and sister into helping him with a brain transplant.
Five Million Years to Earth (1968) as Assistant Director
Subway excavations unearth a deadly force from beyond space and time.
The Anniversary (1968) as Assistant Director
A very possessive matriarch uses the excuse of a family reunion to strengthen her grip over her relatives.
The Devil's Bride (1968) as Assistant Director
Small town Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.
That Riviera Touch (1968) as Assistant Director
Comedy starring famous British comedy pair, Morecambe And Wise. After a mix-up with a member of the Royal Family, traffic wardens, Eric and Ernie decide to take a holiday to the South Of France. However when they arrive there, they find themselves caught up in the plot of Le Pirate who has stolen a collection of valuable jewels and plans to use Eric and Ernie to smuggle the collection out of France. He lures them to an old villa filled with traps and uses Claudette, another member of the gang, to keep Eric and Ernie busy. However, other jewel thieves are after the jewels and Eric continues to find their bodies in the villa just before it disappears. However both Eric and Ernie start to wonder just what is going on, while fighting over the love of Claudette, and starts to investigate... And Claudette, whose side is she on?...
The Dirty Dozen (1967) as Assistant Director
A renegade officer trains a group of misfits for a crucial mission behind enemy lines.
The Long Duel (1967) as 2nd unit dir
In 1920s India, a British police officer attempts to capture a tribal leader without bloodshed.
The Plague of the Zombies (1966) as Assistant Director
A small town noble uses zombies to work his tin mine and kill his enemies.
Rasputin--The Mad Monk (1966) as Assistant Director
A Russian monk claiming healing powers insinuates himself into Russia's royal family.
The Naked Prey (1966) as Assistant Director
A captive hunter in Africa has one chance to survive, if he can outrun a native tribe.
Dracula--Prince of Darkness (1966) as Assistant Director
Four travelers unwittingly revive the bloodsucking count.
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1965) as Assistant Director
An unearthed mummy returns to life to claim the reincarnation of his lost love.
The Gorgon (1965) as Assistant Director
A mythical monster turns men to stone in a remote European village.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) as Assistant Director
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand.
The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964) as Assistant Director
A pirate crew convinces a small English village that the Spanish Armada has defeated the British.
Zulu (1964) as Assistant Director
Although outnumbered, British soldiers make an heroic stand against revolting Zulu warriors.
Tiara Tahiti (1963) as Assistant Director
Carry On Teacher (1962) as Assistant Director
Student try to sabotage a popular headmaster's plans to leave for another job.
Victim (1962) as Assistant Director
A closeted lawyer risks his career to bring a blackmailer to justice.
The Secret of Monte Cristo (1961) as Assistant Director
A soldier sets out to find a lost treasure.
Ferry to Hong Kong (1961) as Assistant Director
Conrad, in fuga da Vienna, si rifugia a Hong Kong, dove vive di espedienti. Turbolento e cercaguai viene espulso dalla polizia e spedito a Macao, sul traghetto 'Fa Tsan', guidato dal capitano Hart. Ma anche la polizia portoghese gli vieta lo sbarco, per cui viene costretto a stazionare sul traghetto, con grosso disappunto del comandante, che tenta con ogni mezzo di liberarsi di lui. La simpatia di Conrad e la sua irruenza gli procurano molte simpatie tra l'equipaggio e suscitano l'interesse di Liz, una giovane insegnante che compie periodicamente la traversata con le sue allieve. Liz decide di iniziare una campagna di stampa a favore di Conrad; ma l'iniziativa fallisce a causa dell'interessato, che, sceso clandestinamente a terra, viene coinvolto in una rissa. Durante uno dei tanti viaggi, il traghetto incrocia una giunca in fiamme. Spinto da Li e dagli altri passeggeri, Conrad obbliga il capitano ad accostare; ma la giunca, carica di dinamite, esplode causando gravi danni al traghetto. Intanto scoppia un tifone e, di fronte al gretto comportamento di Hart, Conrad prende le redini del comando ed evita il peggio. Purtroppo il natante, alla deriva, finisce sulle coste cinesi, dove viene assalito dai pirati: con l'aiuto dell'equipaggio e del capitano, Conrad riesce a mettere fuori combattimento i pirati ed a condurre il vecchio traghetto fino a Hong Kong, dove cola a picco, dopo che tutti i passeggeri sono sbarcati. Alla fine Conrad ottiene un permesso di soggiorno: la sua condotta coraggiosa gli ha assicurato l'affetto di Liz e la stima di Hart.
Man in the Moon (1961) as Assistant Director
Follow a Star (1961) as Assistant Director
Norman Truscott is a store worker who dreams of stardom. Vernon Carew is a singer who's star is fading. Vernon manages to get a recording of Norman singing and passes it off as himself.

Writer (feature film)

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) as Screenwriter
Baron Frankenstein blackmails a brother and sister into helping him with a brain transplant.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) as Story
Baron Frankenstein blackmails a brother and sister into helping him with a brain transplant.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

The Ruling Class (2001) as Assistant Director
When a deranged nobleman inherits a fortune, his relatives conspire to seize power.
Les Miserables (1998) as Assistant Director (2nd Unit) (Czech Republic)
Jean Valjean is released from prison after serving 20 years of hard labor. Left without a sense of morality, he soon steals silverware from a bishop's house. He is caught; yet, when he is returned by the police, the bishop states the silver was a gift. His only request is that Valjean learn to do go
About the infamous Rasputin from the court of Tsar Nicholas in Russia.
Haunting of Helen Walker, The (1995)
A prim governess finds herself looking after two children who are haunted by the spirits of their dead valet and nanny.
Duel of Hearts (1992)
A television movie, set in 1821, about a London debutante and her determination to save the man she loves from his evil cousin.
Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter, The (1991) as 1st Assistant Director
Two friends, one fictional, the other mortal, join forces to free an Empress who is locked in an Ivory Tower in Fantasialand.
Robin Hood (1991)
A retelling of the Robin Hood tale. After losing his land and title in 12th-Century Britain, a Saxon nobleman becomes a fugitive. With the new identity of Robin Hood, he battles the Norman aristocracy to become a hero of downtrodden peasants.
Stealing Heaven (1988) as Assistant Director
Historical drama attempting to relate the romance between the French philosopher Pierre Abelard and Heloise.
Babes in Toyland (1986)
An adaptation of Victor Herbert's operetta, with a new score by Leslie Bricusse. Following an accident on Christmas Eve, 11-year-old Lisa awakens in Toyland, a colorful place inhabited by storybook characters. But the wicked Barnaby is scheming to take over the enchanted land and, with the help of t
Enemy Mine (1985) as Assistant Director
Two mortal space enemies find themselves stranded on a deserted planet and then form a friendship in order to survive.
Champions (1983) as Assistant Director
Nate and Hayes (1983) as Assistant Director
High Road to China (1983) as 1st Assistant Director
Eve, an heiress/flapper during the 1920s, needs to find her missing father as fast as she can. Otherwise, his former partner will take over his business, and Eve will lose her inheritance. She enlists the help of world-weary, hard-drinking biplane pilot O'Malley, and their arguing soon turns into romance.
Sea Wolves, The (1980) as 1st Assistant Director
British intelligence is trying to solve the problem of German submarines attacking British merchant ships during World War II. Thousands of tons of goods are being lost, and it is believed that information is getting to the subs via a radio transmitter in one of three German ships in Portuguese Goa. Because Portugal is neutral in the war, the British forces cannot attack the ships, so a group of older British expatriates are called upon to do it for them.
Teil Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz 2 (1979) as Assistant Director
Brass Target (1978) as 1st Assistant Director
Gold thieves plot to assassinate General Patton in the days following World War II.
Force Ten From Navarone (1978) as Assistant Director
The survivors of Navarone have been given a new, and even more difficult assignment - they must destroy a huge bridge located deep in the Balkans. However, there is a traitor in their midst.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
Cross Of Iron (1977) as Assistant Director
A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.
Old Dracula (1975) as Assistant Director
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) as Assistant Director
Two con artists set out to take over a remote Asian land with a priceless golden treasure.
Spiral Staircase, The (1975)
A mute nurse cares for an old invalid in a house where a killer lurks.
Caravan To Vaccares (1974) as Assistant Director
American Neil Bowman (David Birney) is travelling through France when he meets British photographer Lila (Charlotte Rampling). They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter (Michel Lonsdale) to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But they soon realise that the job is not a cushy number, and have to deal with a gang of kidnappers who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the scientist.
Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) as Assistant Director
Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Sheila White, Dandy Nichols, Bill Maynard, Linda Hayden, John LeMesurier. An apprentice window washer gets an eyeful peeking in on a French maid, a nymphomaniac, a frustrated schoolteacher, a stripper, and a lesbian. Val Guest (EXPRESSO BONGO) directed this leering British sex comedy.
The Legend of Hell House (1973) as Assistant Director
Scientists and psychics team to crack the secrets of a murderously haunted house.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972) as Assistant Director
Doctor in Trouble (1970) as Assistant Director
Dr.Burke is in love with Ophelia but doesn't have time to propose to her as she leaves for a cruise to the Mediterranean. Also on board the cruise ship is an old school chum of Burke's who plays 'Dr.Dare' in a very popular TV series and who women flock to. Burke (Phillips) decides to join the cruise, but is first apprehended as a stowaway, and then becomes the captain's steward. For Burke, trying to talk to Ophelia is a hard enough task, but he meets some funny characters on board, such as a pools winner and a very stubborn captain.
Nor The Moon By Night (1959) as Assistant Director
In Africa, a game warden''s correspondence bridge falls in love with his brother.
Mad Little Island (1958) as Assistant Director
Robbery Under Arms (1957) as Assistant Director
Two Australian brothers join a notorious outlaw''''s band.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Stealing Heaven (1988) as Production Supervisor
Historical drama attempting to relate the romance between the French philosopher Pierre Abelard and Heloise.
Tai-Pan (1986) as Production Supervisor
In 1842, the Chinese are outraged by the British imperialists who buy opium from them and then sell it back at a higher price. In response to this anger, the British send warships to the China Coast to maintain control. This results in a treaty which gives England the right to use Hong Kong as a fre

Assistant Direction (special)

Jeeves & Wooster IV (1994) as Assistant Director
Further exploits of Jeeves and Wooster, the unflappable butler and his well-meaning but scatter-brained master, based on characters created by P.G. Wodehouse.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992) as 1st Assistant Director

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