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Birth Place: Profession: Editing ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Editing (feature film)

1.
Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell (1973) as Editor
Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr. Helder, who has been institutionalized for conducting such experiments.
2.
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972) as Editing
Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christoher Neame, Michael Coles. Set in swinging London in the early seventies, this attempt to update the Dracula series is set in an abandoned church where a group of hippies are conducting a black mass. Peter Cushing returns to the screen as Van Helsing after an eleven year absence from the series.
3.
Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1972) as Editor
Vampire hunter and expert swordsman Kronos finds himself in a small village where several of the local young women have been found in an advanced state of age, their youth drained from them by a vampire's kiss. Kronos' search leads him to the Durward estate where he is met by the effete children of the apparently aged and sick Lady Durward.
4.
Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971)
Dr. Henry Jekyll, in attempting to find a toxin that will wipe out all common diseases, accidentally stumbles upon a formula that transforms him into a gorgeous but evil woman. He needs female hormones for his experiments, so a number of London women meet bloody deaths.
5.
The Vampire Lovers (1970) as Film Editor
The Countess is called away to tend a sick friend and imposes on the General to accept her daughter Marcilla as a houseguest. Some of the villagers begin dying, however, and the General's daughter Laura soon gets weak and pale, but Marcilla is there to comfort her. The villagers begin whispering about vampires as Marcilla finds another family on which to impose herself. The pattern repeats as Emma gets ill, but the General cannot rest, and seeks the advice of Baron Hartog, who once dealt a decisive blow against a family of vampires. Well, almost.
6.
The Scars of Dracula (1970) as Film Editor
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night on count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. When some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to the small town where all the traces ends to look for him.
7.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) as Film Editor
Baron Frankenstein blackmails a brother and sister into helping him with a brain transplant.
8.
Dracula Has Risen From the Grave (1969) as Film Editor
Dracula goes after the niece of the monsignor who destroyed his castle.
9.
A Challenge for Robin Hood (1968) as Film Editor
Robin Hood gathers a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the evil sheriff.
10.
The Lost Continent (1968) as Film Editor
When a tramp steamer is attacked by a mass of living seaweed, the occupants are forced to take refuge on a strange island.
11.
Five Million Years to Earth (1968) as Film Editor
Subway excavations unearth a deadly force from beyond space and time.
12.
The Anniversary (1968) as Film Editor
A very possessive matriarch uses the excuse of a family reunion to strengthen her grip over her relatives.
13.
The Vengeance of She (1968) as Film Editor
The queen of a lost city possesses the body of a young innocent destined to take her place.
14.
The Devil's Bride (1968) as Supervising Film Editor
Small town Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.
15.
Prehistoric Women (1967) as Film Editor
A jungle guide time travels to an era of evil brunettes with blonde slaves.
16.
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) as Film Editor
Baron Frankenstein puts a wrongly executed man's brain into a beautiful woman's body.
17.
One Million Years B. C. (1967) as Film Editor
A rebellious caveman leaves his tribe in search of a better life.
18.
The Mummy's Shroud (1967) as Film Editor
The words on an Egyptian prince's burial shroud revive a vengeful mummy.
19.
The Viking Queen (1967) as Film Editor
A Roman captain tries to keep Druids and his own unit from destroying a Viking empire.
20.
The Reptile (1966) as Film Editor
Indian snake worshippers turn an explorer's daughter into a hideous monster.
21.
The Devil's Own (1966) as Film Editor
Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well.
22.
Dracula--Prince of Darkness (1966) as Film Editor
Four travelers unwittingly revive the bloodsucking count.
23.
Rasputin--The Mad Monk (1966) as Film Editor
A Russian monk claiming healing powers insinuates himself into Russia's royal family.
24.
The Plague of the Zombies (1966) as Film Editor
A small town noble uses zombies to work his tin mine and kill his enemies.
25.
These Are the Damned (1965) as Film Editor
Children bred to survive a nuclear holocaust escape from a top-secret military facility.
26.
The Brigand of Kandahar (1965) as Film Editor
). Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed, Duncan Lamont, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Woodville, Glyn Houston, Sean Lynch. After facing court martial for false charges of cowardice, a half caste British officer joins a gang of roving bandits in India while plotting his revenge.
27.
The Gorgon (1965) as Film Editor
A mythical monster turns men to stone in a remote European village.
28.
Hysteria (1965) as Film Editor
An amnesiac stumbles on to a murder plot.
29.
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965) as Film Editor
A religious fanatic imprisons her late son's sinful fiancee.
30.
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1965) as Film Editor
An unearthed mummy returns to life to claim the reincarnation of his lost love.
31.
The Nanny (1965) as Film Editor
A disturbed young man tries to prove his nanny is out to kill him.
32.
The Secret of Blood Island (1965) as Film Editor
Malaya 1944: many US soldiers have been captured by the Japanese, when they were cut off from their troops. On her way to Kualumpar the English secret agent Elaine is shot down in her plane near such a prison camp. The men hide her eagerly among them, but when the Japanese threaten them with torture, their moral weakens.
33.
She (1965) as Film Editor
Explorers uncover a lost kingdom ruled by an immortal queen.
34.
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) as Film Editor
Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. Fortuitously finding the creature he was previously working on, he brings it back to a semblance of life but requires the services of a mesmerist, Zoltan, to successfully animate it. The greedy and vengeful Zoltan secretly sends the monster into town to steal gold and 'punish' the burgomaster and the chief of police, which acts lead to a violent confrontation between the baron and the townspeople.
35.
The Crimson Blade (1964) as Film Editor
Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley, June Thorburn, Michael Ripper, Harold Goldblatt, Suzan Farmer. In 17th century England, Jack Hedley and June Thornburn battle for the Royalist cause against Colonel Judd (Lionel Jeffries) while Oliver Reed hovers in between as a love-smitten, treacherous turncoat. Directed by John Gilling who went on to do such memorable Hammer Titles as THE REPTILE and THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES.
36.
The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964) as Film Editor
A pirate ship, fighting in 1588 on the side of the Spanish Armada, suffers damage and must put into a village on the British coast for repairs. The village is small and isolated and the Spanish convince the villagers that the English fleet has been defeated and that they, the Spanish, are now their masters. This results in the villagers' sullen cooperation, but rumors and unrest begin to spread and soon the Spanish pirates find themselves facing a revolt.
37.
Nightmare (1964) as Film Editor
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.
38.
The Kiss of the Vampire (1963) as Film Editor
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...
39.
Paranoiac (1963) as Film Editor
Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his mother in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, son of the attorney for the family estate, who has been dipping into the family trust fund.
40.
The Old Dark House (1963) as Film Editor
An eccentric millionaire invites a car salesman to visit his decaying family home.
41.
Maniac (1963) as Film Editor
42.
Night Creatures (1962) as Film Editor
In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain Collier (Patrick Allen) and his crew to check it out. As the Captain gets into his investigation, mysterious swamp phantoms cloud up the real issue which seems plain enough to see. Captain Collier suspects that the odd village vicar (Peter Cushing) might be hiding something, and what better way to do that than by fortuitous ghosts to scare away the curious, or by posing as someone he is not?
43.
The Phantom of the Opera (1962) as Film Editor
The corrupt Lord Ambrose D+Arcy (Michael Gough) steals the life+s work of the poor musical Professor Petry. (Herbert Lom). In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D+Arcy+s name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a fire, leaving him severely disfigured. Years later, Petry returns to terrorize a London opera house that is about to perform one of his stolen operas.
44.
The Pirates of Blood River (1962) as Film Editor
Pirates force a young prisoner to join their bloodthirsty crew.
45.
Watch It, Sailor! (1961)
Before he can marry, a sailor has to prove that he's not already a father.
46.
Passport to China (1961) as Film Editor
47.
The Shadow of the Cat (1961) as Film Editor
48.
The Terror of the Tongs (1961) as Film Editor
49.
Scream of Fear (1961) as Film Editor
A wheelchair-bound heiress doubts her sanity when she sees her dead father's body around the family estate.
50.
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) as Film Editor
Folklorish retelling of the classic legend set in 18th century Spain.
51.
Sword of Sherwood Forest (1961) as Film Editor
Robin Hood infiltrates a gang of assassins to thwart the Sheriff of Nottingham's latest plot.
52.
Never Take Candy From a Stranger (1961) as Film Editor
A man meets official resistance when he finds his daughter has been the victim of the pedophile patriarch of a powerful family.
53.
Cash on Demand (1961) as Film Editor
A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal money.
54.
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1961) as Film Editor
An eminent doctor releases a dark force from within himself.
55.
A Weekend With Lulu (1961) as Supervising Editor
Three party animals on a weekend vacation are saddled with an elderly chaperone.
56.
The Stranglers of Bombay (1960) as Supervising Editor
Interoffice politics complicate a British agent's fight to stop a murderous cult in India.
57.
Hell Is a City (1960) as Supervising Editor
Committed but seen-it-all police inspector Martineau rightly guesses that after a violent jailbreak a local criminal will head home to Manchester to pick up the spoils from his last job. Martineau is soon investigating a murder during a street robbery which seems to lead back to the same villain. Concentrating on the case and using his local contacts to try and track the gang down, he is aware he is not keeping his own personal life together as well as he might.
58.
The Brides of Dracula (1960) as Supervising Editor
A handsome vampire stalks the students at a remote girl's school.
59.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) as Supervising Editor
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine.
60.
The Mummy (1959) as Supervising Editor
A resurrected mummy stalks the archaeologists who defiled his tomb.
61.
Man Who Could Cheat Death, The (1959) as Editor
A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200.
62.
Ten Seconds to Hell (1959) as Supervising Editor
Six German veterans take on the task of disposing of unexploded bombs.
63.
Yesterday's Enemy (1959) as Supervising Editor
A British captain will stop at nothing to capture a Burmese village from the Japanese.
64.
Horror of Dracula (1958) as Editor Supervisor
The legendary count tries to turn his enemies' women into his bloodthirsty brides.
65.
The Snorkel (1958) as Editing
After committing the perfect crime, a man tries to convince authorities his suspicious stepdaughter is insane.
66.
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) as Supervising Editor
After escaping execution, a mad scientist moves his experiments to a German hospital.
67.
The Camp on Blood Island (1958) as Supervising Editor
Prisioners trapped by the Japanese invasion in a sadistic camp stage a revolt.
68.
X the Unknown (1957) as Editing
A radioactive ooze terrorizes a remote Scottish village.
69.
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) as Editing
A scientist's attempts to create life unleash a bloodthirsty monster.
70.
Enemy from Space (1957) as Editing
Professor Quatermass, still shook up from London's refusal to proceed with his project to colonize the Moon, is intrigued by the mysterious traces that have been showing up on his radar - meteorites crashing down?. Following them to the place where they should be landing he finds a destroyed village, a mysterious factory too close to his designs for the Moon colony for comfort, and some strange, aerodynamic objects containing a mysterious, ammonia-based gas that infects one of his assistants. Officially, the factory is producing synthetic food; but despite the veil of secrecy surrounding it Quatermass succeeds in finding out it harbours aliens with deadly designs on the Earth... Second in Hammer Films' trio of screen versions for Nigel Kneale's classic 1950s BBC serials, with the same director and star as 1955's "The Quatermass Experiment".
71.
Blonde Bait (1956) as Editing
72.
The Creeping Unknown (1956) as Editing
A space fungus transforms an astronaut into a deadly monster.
73.
The Men of Sherwood Forest (1956) as Editing
74.
The Glass Tomb (1955) as Film Editor
75.
The Deadly Game (1954) as Editing
76.
Heat Wave (1954) as Editing
77.
Paid to Kill (1954) as Editing
78.
The Saint's Girl Friday (1954) as Editing
79.
The Diamond Wizard (1954) as Supervising Editor
U.S. Treasury Investigator Joe Dennison (Dennis O'Keefe) is sent to England on the trail of a gang of thieves responsible for stealing a million dollars from a U.S. Treasury vault. One of the crooks is on his way to England to spend the money on phony diamonds. Scotland Yard Inspector McClaren (Philip Friend), assigned to work with Dennison on the case, is also working on the disappearance of Dr. Eric Miller (Paul Harmuth), an atomic scientist. Dennison discovers while interviewing Miller's daughter Marlene (Margaret Sheridan) that she is wearing a brooch containing a phony diamond, and the brooch had been made by her father.
80.
Bad Blonde (1953) as Editing
81.
Terror Street (1953) as Editing
In London on a three-day layover, an American pilot visits his estranged wife. When he arrives at her apartment, he is knocked out, and awakens to find that she has been shot and killed with his gun. He must find the real killer before the police find him.
83.
Wings of Danger (1952) as Editing
84.
Scotland Yard Inspector (1952) as Editing

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