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Charles Crichton

Charles Crichton

  • Sanders of the River (1935) October 10 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Thief of Bagdad, The (1940) October 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Dead of Night (1945) October 28 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Things To Come (1936) November 11 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Thief of Bagdad, The (1940) November 25 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: September 14, 1999
Born: August 6, 1910 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cheshire, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
A Fish Called Wanda (1988) as Director
Four crooks pull off a daring heist, then plot to doublecross each other.
2.
He Who Rides a Tiger (1968) as Director
3.
The Third Secret (1964) as Director
A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as this would go against all of the principles her father stood for, therefore she is convinced it was murder. She enlists the help of a former patient to try to get to the truth. The truth, however, turns out to be both surprising and disturbing.
4.
Boy Who Stole a Million, The (1960) as Director
A young boy steals a million pesetas from a bank to help his father get his cab abck, but then the cops and bank managers come chasing after him, leading to a climax in which the boy crashes a fiesta full of oddball characters.
5.
Battle Of The Sexes, The (1960) as Director
Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to help bring his company into the 20th century. The staff, lead by Mr. Martin, have other ideas and a battle between the old and new business methods breaks out.
6.
Law and Disorder (1958) as Director
7.
Floods of Fear (1958) as Director
Two escaped convicts are trapped in a remote farmhouse during a flood.
8.
Decision Against Time (1957) as Director
A test pilot thinks back on his past as he fights to survive a burning plane.
9.
Divided Heart, The (1955) as Director
After losing his family to concentration camps during World War II, a Yugoslav boy is adopted and raised by a German couple, until years later his biological mother, having survived the atrocities, arrives to claim him.
10.
Love Lottery, The (1953) as Director
11.
Titfield Thunderbolt, The (1953) as Director
The residents of a small English village are about to lose their ancient railroad. They decide to rescue it by running it themselves, in competition with the local bus company.
12.
Hunted (1952) as Director
13.
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) as Director
An overlooked gold transporter with twenty years service plots to steal a million pounds of gold.
14.
Dance Hall (1950) as Director
15.
Train of Events (1949) as Director ("The Orchestra Conductor")
16.
Against the Wind (1948) as Director
Philip Elliot, refugee Belgian priest, reports to a secret school in London for spies and saboteurs behind German lines. After training, he and two others parachute into Belgium to help destroy a records office. This mission leads to German capture of an important resistance leader; four more agents (Emile, Max, Scotty, and Michele) go in on a rescue mission. But one of them is a traitor; and other things go wrong...
17.
Another Shore (1948) as Director
18.
Hue and Cry (1947) as Director
A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing comedies.
19.
Dead of Night (1945) as Director ("The Golfing Story")
Guests at a country estate share stories of the supernatural.
20.
Painted Boats (1945) as Director
21.
For Those in Peril (1944) as Director
A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety.

Writer (feature film)

22.
A Fish Called Wanda (1988) as From Story
Four crooks pull off a daring heist, then plot to doublecross each other.
23.
Boy Who Stole a Million, The (1960) as Screenwriter
A young boy steals a million pesetas from a bank to help his father get his cab abck, but then the cops and bank managers come chasing after him, leading to a climax in which the boy crashes a fiesta full of oddball characters.
24.
Floods of Fear (1958) as Screenwriter
Two escaped convicts are trapped in a remote farmhouse during a flood.

Editing (feature film)

25.
Big Blockade, The (1941) as Editor
26.
21 Days Together (1940) as Film Editor
After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together before he must give himself up or let an innocent man go to the gallows.
27.
The Thief of Bagdad (1940) as Film Editor
A young thief faces amazing monsters to return Bagdad's deposed king to the throne.
28.
Old Bill and Son (1940) as Editor
29.
Prison Without Bars (1939) as Film Editor
Suzanne, Renee, Nina and Marta all hate their prison and all the girls are trying to escape while Madame Appel just causes chaos throughout the whole film. The girls are used to being slapped and treated badly, so when Yvonne comes along and asks them to tell her their complaints, they don't believe her at first.
30.
Elephant Boy (1937) as Film Editor
A boy promises to lead trackers to an elusive herd of wild elephants.
31.
Things to Come (1936) as Film Editor
Two generations of philosophers try to bring an end to war.
32.
Sanders of the River (1935) as Film Editor
A British District Officer in Nigeria fights against gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.

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