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David Tomblin

David Tomblin

  • Shaft in Africa (1973) September 18 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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  • Out of Africa (1985) October 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
EVER AFTER: A CINDERELLA STORY (1998) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
In a re-telling of one of our most beloved tales, a resourceful young woman must overcome the schemes of her evil stepmother to be with the one she loves -- the Prince of France -- who has fallen for her beauty and intelligence. With the ingenuity of Leonardo Di Vinci and the strength of love, the y
2.
King David (1985) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
The biblical story of David's involvements with Saul, Goliath and Bathsheba.
3.
Return Of The Jedi (1983) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
The third installation to the original trilogy.
4.
Superman II (1981) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
5.
Prisoner of Zenda, The (1979) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.
6.
Superman:The Movie (1978) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor's criminal plots.
7.
Shaft In Africa (1973) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
8.
The Liquidator (1966) as Assistant Director
A killer-for-hire gets mixed up with a plot to assassinate England's Prince Phillip.
9.
The Alphabet Murders (1966) as Assistant Director
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders committed in alphabetical order.
10.
Murder Most Foul (1965) as Assistant Director
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple joins a small-town theatre to investigate a murder.
11.
Night Must Fall (1964) as Assistant Director
A psychopath worms his way into an elderly woman's household.
12.
Murder Ahoy (1964) as Assistant Director
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes to the seas to investigate murder on a naval training ship.
13.
The Haunting (1963) as Assistant Director
A team of psychic investigators moves into a haunted house that destroys all who live there.
14.
Reach for Glory (1963) as Assistant Director
During World War II, teenage boys in a small English town are consumed with jingoism and brutal war games, hoping dearly that the war won't end before they can fight in it. John, one of the younger members, is increasingly torn between these peer group values and his deepening homoerotic friendship with Mark, a gentle Jewish refugee whom his gang has ostracized as a sissy and a coward. Based on the novel _The Custard Boys_, by John Rae. Reminiscent of _Lord of the Flies_ in depicting adolescent cruelty growing unchecked to tragic extremes.
15.
I Thank a Fool (1962) as Assistant Director
A woman once convicted of euthanasia gets a job caring for her prosecutor's wife.
16.
Guns of Darkness (1962) as Assistant Director
Leslie Caron, David Niven, James Robertson Justice, David Opatoshu, Derek Godfrey, Richard Pearson, Ian Hunter. Vacationing Englishman David Niven faces a moral crisis when he agrees to smuggle the deposed president of a South American country across the border. Screenplay by John Mortimer
17.
Scream of Fear (1961) as Assistant Director
A wheelchair-bound heiress doubts her sanity when she sees her dead father's body around the family estate.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

18.
Braveheart (1995) as 1st Assistant Director
In the late 13th century, William Wallace returns to Scotland after living away from his homeland for many years. The king of Scotland has died without an heir and the king of England, a ruthless pagan known as Edward the Longshanks, has seized the throne. Wallace becomes the leader of a ramshackle yet courageous army determined to vanquish the greater English forces. At the historic battle of Stirling, Wallace leads his army to a stunning victory against the English. Knighted by the grateful Scottish nobles, Sir William Wallace extends the conflict south of the border and storms the city of York. King Edward I is astonished by the unexpected turn of events. Unable to rely on his ineffectual son Prince Edward, Longshanks sends his daughter-in-law Princess Isabelle to discuss a truce with Wallace.
19.
Three Musketeers, The (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
D'Artagnan is invited to join the three Musketeers on a mission to stop a plot by the King's advisor, Cardinal Richelieu, to overthrow the crown. On his journey, D'Artagnan falls in love with a lovely lady, who is not all that she seems to be.
20.
Chaplin (1992) as 1st Assistant Director
Biographical film on Charlie Chaplin: from his impoverished youth in London through the formative years of film and his emergence in Hollywood's Golden Age, up until his acceptance, late in life, of a special Academy Award.
21.
Havana (1990) as 1st Assistant Director
Political drama surrounding events in Cuba just prior to the Castro regime in 1958, when a high stakes gambler falls in love with the wife of a revolutionary.
22.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) as 1st Assistant Director (United Kingdom)
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
23.
Cry Freedom (1987) as 1st Assistant Director
The true story of murdered, black, South African, "Black Consciousness Movement" activist Stephen Biko, and his friendship with the white, South African newspaper editor Donald Woods.
24.
Empire Of The Sun (1987) as Assistant Director
A soldier-of-fortune helps a young boy survive in World War II Japan.
25.
King David (1985) as Assistant Director
The biblical story of David's involvements with Saul, Goliath and Bathsheba.
26.
Out Of Africa (1985) as Assistant Director
True life story of Karen Blixen, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage, who finds happiness with an adventurer.
27.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) as Assistant Director (United Kingdom)
After fleeing a nightclub shooting and being dropped out of an abandoned plane, professor Indiana Jones, singer Wilhelmina 'Willie' Scott and twelve-year-old Short Round find themselves in a starving Indian village who blame their plight on the loss off three mystical stones that have always brought
28.
Never Say Never Again (1983) as Assistant Director
Under the command of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, SPECTRE Agents infiltrate a U.S. Air Force base situated in the U.K., and steal two Tomahawk cruise missiles. Maximillian Largo, the owner of an enormous yacht, holds the two nuclear devices and threatens their detonation on the world--NATO--if a ransom is not met. Answering to the threat, the British reactivate their '00' agents, and thus, they send James Bond (Agent 007) to recapture the warheads, find Largo and kill Blofeld. "Reactivated" as a double-agent, Bond must be retrained; he is shipped off to a health farm to purge him of his ancient habits of eating red meat and drinking martinis. Bond, the eternal charmer, engages in a couple of his old habits--having sex with his masseuse, and battling in an explosive fight with an assassin sent to kill him. He also stumbles upon Fatima Blush, the beautiful evil nurse working for Largo. His adventures pull him into playing a high stakes video game, engaging in a dangerous motorcycle pursuit, and eluding a deathly scuba diving chase.
29.
Return Of The Jedi (1983) as Assistant Director
The third installation to the original trilogy.
30.
Gandhi (1982) as Assistant Director
The legendary Indian leader uses peaceful means to free his homeland from British rule.
31.
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) as Assistant Director
Archeologist and university professor Indiana Jones must retrieve the mythic Lost Ark of the Covenant before it gets into the hands of Adolf Hitler who plans on useing its power to guarantee his global conquest.
32.
Empire Strikes Back, The (1980) as 1st Assistant Director
Luke Skywalker and his loyal band team up to do battle with Empire's forces who decide to enact revenge. Luke is taught by the Jedi master Yoda to master the "Force," something he will need when he meets Darth Vader in a startling confrontation.
33.
Superman:The Movie (1978) as Assistant Director
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor's criminal plots.
34.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Assistant Director
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
35.
Omen, The (1976) as Assistant Director
The young son of an American diplomat and his wife, living in London, turns out to be marked with the sign of Satan, the infamous "666". It soon becomes apparent that he could be the Anti-Christ incarnate and possesses the evil powers to stop anyone who stands in his way.
36.
Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, The (1975) as Assistant Director
The famed detective's brother tries to steal his thunder.
37.
Barry Lyndon (1975) as Assistant Director
An Irish rogue cheats his way to the top of 18th-century British society.
38.
Warm December, A (1973) as Assistant Director
Dr. Matt Younger (Poitier) and his daughter (Curtis) arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine (Anderson) who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually as does the viewers' understanding of what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her.
39.
We Joined the Navy (1962) as Assistant Director

Film Production - Main (feature film)

40.
Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989) as Line Producer
A comedic look at the life of Baron Munchausen.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

41.
Zulu Dawn (1979)
In 1879, the British Colonies, in response to the perceived threat of the Zulu Nation, deliver a deliberately unacceptable ultimatum to the King who responds by putting his people on a war footing. Confident in their weapons technology and organization's ability to crush the seemingly outclassed primitive enemy, the British invade Zululand. We follow the events of this invasion through the eyes of characters on both sides as the British learn the hard way at Isandlwana just how badly in their racist arrogance they had underestimated the skill, might and courage of their foe.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

42.
Man in the Iron Mask, The (1998) as Dga Trainee
The young King Louis XIV becomes intrigued with the beautiful Christine and sends her suitor, Raoul, to the front for an almost certain death. When he is killed, Louis earns the hatred of Raoul's father, the former faithful musketeer Athos. Athos is not alone in his hatred of the king as the entire country has grown weary of his excesses. Louis depends upon another former musketeer, D'Artagnan, to kill the ringleader of the rebellion. What Louis does not know is that D'Artagnan is also his mother's lover. Things are getting out of hand when the king's trusted priest, Aramis, another former musketeer, gathers together his former collegues with a plan to change the course of history. Athos and Porthos join in a plot to spring out of prison a man who, for six years, has lived in his cell with his head in an iron mask. The man is, in fact, Philippe, the younger twin of Louis XIV.
43.
Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989) as Assistance
A comedic look at the life of Baron Munchausen.

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