skip navigation
Overview for Derek Whitehurst
Derek Whitehurst

Derek Whitehurst


TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

The Scars of Dracula (1970) as Assistant Director
Investigating his brother's murder leads a man to Castle Dracula.
The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) as Assistant Director
The brilliant but misunderstood scientist Frankenstein builds a man made up of a collection of spare body parts. The monster becomes alive but he has mental capabilities much below par. The monster is aggressive and wreaks havoc outside the laboratory.
Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) as Assistant Director
Count Dracula takes revenge on the businessmen who killed his faithful servant.
The Vampire Lovers (1970) as Assistant Director
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.
The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970) as Assistant Director
The Oblong Box (1969) as Assistant Director
A body snatcher mistakenly steals a coffin containing a madman who faked his death.
Inadmissible Evidence (1968) as Assistant Director
The Projected Man (1967) as Assistant Director
A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from place to place by means of a laser beam suddenly decides to use himself as a test specimen. But the process goes awry, and one side of his body becomes hideously deformed and instantly lethal to anyone it touches.
Foxhole in Cairo (1961) as Assistant Director
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) as Assistant Director
A scientist's attempts to create life unleash a bloodthirsty monster.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Friend or Foe (1982) as Assistant Director
Godsend, The (1980) as Assistant Director
Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell (1974) as Assistant Director
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.
And Now The Screaming Starts (1973) as Assistant Director
England 1795: the young Catherine just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes victim of an old curse that lays on the family. In her wedding night she's raped by a ghost and gets pregnant.
Blue Blood (1973) as Assistant Director
A resentful butler schemes to usurp his degenerate, blue-blooded employer.
Satanic Rites of Dracula, The (1973) as Assistant Director
When vampires infest London, a property speculator turns out to be Dracula himself. The count plans to annihilate human life through a new strain of bubonic plague. Van Helsing, a professor who has gained his doctorate by studying evil, discovers the plot and along with a group from Scotland Yard attempts to put an end to it.
Seaweed Children, The (1973) as Assistant Director
An orphaned girl, the subject of scorn from local villagers, ekes out a meager living harvesting seawood from the cove beneath her crippled grandfather's cottage.
Neither the Sea Nor the Sand (1973) as Assistant Director
On the Buses (1971) as Assistant Director
Stan gets a little annoyed when his Mum and Sister keep buying expensive items on hire purchase, but the money he earns for overtime working as a bus driver means that he can afford it... just! His job is secure, as bus drivers are hard to come by, and his overtime prospects are good, until the bus company decide to revoke a long standing rule and employ women bus drivers. Aghast at the thought of no overtime and, therefore, less wages, he joins forces with his long time work colleague Jack to sabotage the new female employees.
Percy (1970) as Assistant Director
Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to the philanderer's wife - and also to his many, many girlfriends...

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Edge of Sanity (1989) as Production Manager (United Kingdom)
Another version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Treasure Island (1950) as Clapper boy
A young boy and a pirate clash over buried treasure.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

The Doctor and the Devils (1985) as Unit Location Manager
Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies for his laboratory testing.

Location Manager (feature film)

Fanny Hill (1983) as Location Manager

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute