TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:|
|Born:||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||Assistant Direction ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Assistant Direction (feature film)
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to the Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Jack is a children's author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by an irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent, and a mysterious Hollywood execu
In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a
Lawrence Talbot's childhood ended the night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget. But when his brother's fiancée, Gwen Conliffe, tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns home to join the search.
A top London cop is transferred to a less threatening rural town in England full of garden parties and neighborhood-watch meetings. But the seemingly idyllic burg is soon rocked by a tough case.
Rome, 476 AD. The Roman Empire, a mighty force for almost 500 years, is being threatened. On the eve of twelve-year-old Romulus Augustus' crowning ceremony to become the new emperor, Barbarian general Odoacer arrives in Rome to make a deal with Orestes. Odoacer makes demands of the Roman Empire in f
In 1914, "The Great War" --WWI--began in Europe. By 1917, the Allied powers of France, England, Italy and others were on the ropes against the German juggernaut. Some altruistic young Americans disagreed with the war. They volunteered to fight alongside their counterparts in France; some in the infa
A new nanny enters the household of the recently widowed Mr. Brown and attempts to tame his seven exceedingly ill-behaved children. The children, led by the oldest boy Simon, have managed to drive away 17 previous nannies and are certain that they will have no trouble with this one. But as Nanny Mc
Most nights in the Bucket home, dinner is a watered-down bowl of cabbage soup, which young Charlie gladly shares with his mother and father and both pairs of grandparents. Every night, the last thing Charlie sees from his window is Willy Wonka's great factory, and he drifts off to sleep dreaming about what might be inside. For nearly fifteen years, no one has seen a single worker going in or coming out of the factory, or caught a glimpse of Wonka himself, yet, great quantities of chocolate are still being made and shipped all over the world. One day Willy Wonka makes a momentous announcement. He will open his famous factory and reveal "all of its secrets and magic" to five lucky children who find golden tickets hidden inside five randomly selected Wonka chocolate bars. Nothing would make Charlie's family happier than to see him win but the odds are very much against him as they can only afford to buy one chocolate bar a year, for his birthday. One by one, news breaks around the world about the children finding golden tickets and Charlie's hope grows dimmer. But then, something wonderful happens. Charlie finds some money on the snowy street and takes it to the nearest store for a Wonka Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight. There, under the wrapper is a flash of gold. It's the last ticket. Charlie is going to the factory! The family decides that Grandpa Joe, who used to work in the factory, should be the one to accompany Charlie on this adventure. Once inside, Charlie is dazzled by one amazing sight after another. Wondrous gleaming contraptions of Wonka's own invention churn, pop, and whistle, crews of merry Oompa-Loompas mine mountains of fudge beside a frothy chocolate waterfall, a hundred trained squirrels on a hundred tiny stools shell nuts for chocolate bars, and Wonka himself pilots an impossible glass elevator that rockets every which way you can think of through the fantastic factory. Almost as intriguing as his fanciful inventions is Willy Wonka. He thi
Eighteen-year-old Anna Foster wants the American dream: life and liberty to pursue happiness. But as the only child of the President of the United States, every detail of Anna's life is constantly monitored by the media, the public and her very protective parents--who are backed up by a battalion of
In a family of heroes, Alan Tracy was always being left out. While his father, billionaire and former astronaut Jeff Tracy and his four elder brothers are busy saving the world, Alan's biggest challenge is saving his grade point average at boarding school. And what's worse, he can't even tell his sc
The spy thriller opens as an amnesiac is rescued at sea by the crew of an Italian fishing boat. Nearly dead, he carries nothing but the bullets in his back and a bank account number embedded in his hip. Although completely without identity or background, he possesses an array of extraordinary talents in fighting, linguistics and self-defense that speaks of a dangerous past. In the present, he is disoriented and wary as he is propelled into an urgent search to discover who he is and why his life has taken a perilous turn. A Zurich safe deposit box yields an assortment of passports, a hefty load of cash, an automatic weapon and a name--Jason Bourne--with a Paris address. What it means remains a mystery, but Bourne quickly realizes that although he knows no one, there are people who recognize him--and do not wish him well. When he meets Marie Kreutz, a hard-luck German-born wanderer, he makes a desperate pitch--$10,000 for a ride to Paris. Despite her reservations, Marie takes the cash and begins a journey with Bourne that changes her life forever. The trail of Jason Bourne''s past snakes from Europe to CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, where Treadstone, a clandestine operation is based. As Bourne and Marie struggle to stay below the radar in France, all of the stealthy muscle of Treadstone is focused on tracking them and neutralizing Bourne as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Ancient Greek story of Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece in order to reclaim his father's kingdom from evil King Pelias. He and his team set sail on the Argo for the island of Colchis, where an enchanting priestess named Medea guards the Fleece. On their treacherous journey, they encount
Adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes classic novel about the inspired-but delusional-dreamer Don Quixote de la Mancha who suits up in rusty armor and sets off to combat the world's injustices and to find his true love, the beautiful Dulcinea. Accompanied by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixot
A crotchety, old misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, experiences an epiphany on Christmas Eve when he revisits his wretched past and is permitted to see terrifying glimpses of his future with the help of three spirits and the ghost of his dead business partner. Based on the novella by Charles Dickens.
Justine is a 17-year-old virgin eager to lose her virginity to high school stud Alex. When her nerdy friend Chas drags her to a virtual reality computer exhibition, Justine comes across Narcissus -- a computerized makeover machine. While playfully creating her ideal self onscreen, Justine decides
Adaptation of Lewis Carroll's novels about the adventures of a girl in a topsy-turvy world where nothing is what it seems to be. Young Alice chases the White Rabbit down his rabbit hole to a very strange world where she encounters a multitude of creatures and characters, including the Cheshire Cat,
The adventures of a family of little people who live under the floorboards of an English country house. When the humans who live in the house lose ownership, the Borrowers help foil the designs of the nasty lawyer who's trying to steal the house.
Miniseries set in medieval times, focusing on Merlin, the legendary teacher-court magician of King Arthur, from Sir Thomas Malory's novel "Morte d'Arthur." Merlin uses his powers to travel in time; battle Mab, the Queen of Darkness, and the evil, bewitching Morgan Le Fey; educate a future king; and
A rich and sophisticated criminal, who is also a master of disguises, falls for a pretty young scientist whose life is in terrible danger. She has discovered the key to a Russian billionaire's overwhelming ambition--to crown himself the first Czar of the new Russian Empire--and he will stop at nothi
Freda Lopez, an aspiring musician, travels with her husband to the beautiful beaches of Georgia where she befriends Camilla, an odd and exotic elderly woman who plays the violin. When the two embark on a journey together, Camilla reclaims a lost love and makes peace with herself and her son, while F
The Sultan of Turkey sends two spies to spy on Chris Columbus, a mapmaker with dreams of finding a new sea route to the gold-rich Indies. Financed by the king and queen of Spain, Columbus sets sail with a motley crew and a map in Hebrew translated by a dumb mariner. Losing their way, they end up the
When his father Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing, Indiana dumps his books to retrace his steps. Indy finds his father in Germany, where Nazis have been picking his brain in an attempt to find the resting place of the Holy Grail, an artifact that promises eternal life to anyone who drinks from it. N
Trying to drum up tourist business, a castle owner advertises his estate as haunted and has his staff dress up as ghosts. The surprise twist is that as soon as the fake ghosts appear, so do the real ones.
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
In a mystical kingdom, a diminutive young farmer embarks on a quest to protect an enchanted infant from an evil queen. This fantasy epic features magic wands, supernatural fairies, a giant monster with two heads as well as a swaggering warrior.
A television movie continuing the story of General George S. Patton Jr. detailed in the 1970 feature film, "Patton." The film chronicles the controversial last days, both public and private, of the American general.
A timid shop clerk discovers a plant from outer space that lives on blood.
In this study of the fortunes of a working-class German family between 1931 and 1945, two brothers (John Shea and Bill Nighy) find themselves on opposite sides of the Third Reich. The secondary characters, curiously, were of more interest, especially David Warner in the role of Reinhard Heydrich, wh
A pair of naive guys with aspirations to become government spies have their wish come true only to find out that they''re being used as decoys for a real spy team.
Superman's young cousin Kara is also known as Supergirl. When a ring that is a Krypton power source is lost, she is sent to Earth to find it and learns that it is being used as a paperweight. Disguised as meek-mannered high-school student Linda Lee, she faces off against the evil villain Zaltar, who
A young prince must capture a five-bladed sword in order to save his princess and their planets from a terrible monster and his troops.
The last of the Gelfings, Jen and Kira join forces and embark on a dangerous journey to "heal" a precious Dark Crystal and restore order to their planet.
After a ship is sunk off the coast of Albania, the world''s superpowers begin a feverish search for its valuable lost cargo: the powerful ATAC system, which will give the bearer unlimited control over Polaris nuclear submarines. As James Bond (Agent 007) joins the search, he suspects the suave Kristatos of seizing the device. The competition between nations grows more deadly by the moment, but Bond finds an ally in the beautiful Melina Havelock, who blames Kristatos for the death of her parents. Agent 007 navigates his way through passionate encounters and risky confrontations which draw him into a world of arduous challenge, including, automobile chases, underwater battles, a tour over razor-sharp coral reefs, and an assault on an imposing mountaintop fortress.
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
A story of deep space terror and twisted love in a man-made Garden of Eden.
When a U.S. space shuttle is stolen in a midair abduction, only James Bond (Agent 007) can find the evil genius responsible. The clues point to billionaire Hugo Drax, who has devised a scheme to destroy all human life on earth. As Bond races against time to stop Drax''s evil plot, he joins forces with Dr. Holly Goodhead, a NASA scientist who is as beautiful as she is brilliant. And 007 needs all the help he can get, for Drax''s henchman is none other than Bond''s old nemesis Jaws, the indestructible steel-toothed giant. Their adventure leads them all the way to a colossal, orbiting space station, where the stage is set for an epic battle which will determine the fate of all mankind.
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor''''s criminal plots.
Location Manager (feature film)
An adaptation from Ernest Hemingway's novella. An old, Cuban fisherman battles a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream.
Assistant Direction (special)
Two sisters, Marian and Laura Fairlie, are virtually imprisoned on Sir Percival Glyde's estate after his marriage to Laura. He wants all her wealth, but for some reason he also wants to detain and silence the strange, elusive woman in white who haunts the area and holds the key to a dark and siniste
Four-part special follows young doctor Eleanor Bramwell as she shakes up the staid British medical establishment in London, 1896.
A four-part program about the 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. Bertie Wooster attempts to fight off the threat of his terrifying Aunt Agatha while trying to escape from numer
A four-part comedy based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse about Jeeves, the quintessential butler who masterfully guides his scrape-prone employer through a series of adventures and misadventures.
A five-part comedy for "Masterpiece Theatre" based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse. Set in London and at stately British country homes during the 1920s and '30s, Jeeves, the quintessential butler, masterfully guides his scrape-prone employer through a series of adventures and misadventures.
Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)
Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute