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Desmond Davis


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Born: May 24, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Freedom Fighter (1988) as Director
An American G.I. based in Berlin in August 1961, witnesses the building of the Berlin Wall and risks his life to help East Germans escape to the West in the hopes of being reunited with the woman he loves.
Love With a Perfect Stranger (1986) as Director
A successful American businesswoman's life is changed aboard a train traveling across Europe when she meets Hugo DeLacey, an enterprising Irishman who pursues her attentions. The film is part of the "Harlequin Romance Movie" series.
Ordeal By Innocence (1985) as Director
Camille (1984) as Director
A sumptuous refilming of Dumas' tragic tale of a young Parisian courtesan and her passionate but doomed love affair with a rich young man who showers her daily with white camellias. This was the 25th (at least) movie version dating back to a Danish adaptation in 1907 and including several movies of
Country Girls, The (1983) as Director
Clash of the Titans (1981) as Director
A Greek hero fights a series of monsters, including the dreaded gorgon, to win the woman he loves.
A Nice Girl Like Me (1969) as Director
An orphaned young woman lives with her oddball, shrewdish aunts. She decides to goe on a trip to continue her studies, but finds herself getting pregnant, and then must lie to her aunts that the baby she brings back is really someone else's.
Smashing Time (1967) as Director
A pair of girls from the north of England go to London to explore its glittery side and get more than they bargained for.
Time Lost and Time Remembered (1966) as Director
The Uncle (1966) as Director
Girl With Green Eyes (1964) as Director
A young innocent gets involved with an older, married man.
Happy Go Lovely (1951) as Dialogue Director
A chorus girl becomes a star when gossip links her with a millionaire she''''s never met.

Cinematography (feature film)

Faces in the Dark (1964) as Camera Operator
Businessman and inventor Richard Hammond is determined to develop and market the perfect light-bulb. In a freak lab accident he is blinded and suffers a partial breakdown. His wife, partner and brother take him to his country house, but then Hammond starts to suspect all is not what it seems.
Tom Jones (1963) as Camera Operator
In this adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel, a country boy in 18th-century England becomes a playboy.
A Taste of Honey (1962) as Camera Operator
Deserted by her mother, a pregnant teen turns to a gay friend for help.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) as Camera Operator
A boy from the Irish slums reviews his troubled past while training for a school race.
Scream of Fear (1961) as Camera Operator
A wheelchair-bound heiress doubts her sanity when she sees her dead father''''s body around the family estate.
The Giant Behemoth (1959) as Camera Operator
A radioactive dinosaur plots a deadly path to London.
High Hell (1958) as Camera Operator
Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Camera Operator
A boozy old reporter finds his life is falling apart around him. He loses his wife and then his job. He is dragged back to reality when his son needs help. He goes to ask for his old job back but finds his old boss dead in the office ...
Three Installations (1952) as Camera Assistant

Writer (feature film)

A Nice Girl Like Me (1969) as Screenwriter
An orphaned young woman lives with her oddball, shrewdish aunts. She decides to goe on a trip to continue her studies, but finds herself getting pregnant, and then must lie to her aunts that the baby she brings back is really someone else's.
The Uncle (1966) as Screenwriter
Time Lost and Time Remembered (1966) as Screenwriter
Inspector Calls, An (1954) as Screenwriter
Based on a famous stage play and set in the year 1912, an upper crust English family dinner is interrupted by a police inspector who brings news that a girl known to everyone present has died in suspicious circumstances. It seems that any or all of them could have had a hand in her death. But who is the mysterious Inspector and what can he want of them ?

Director (special)

Measure For Measure (1979) as Director
Set in a corrupt and brawling Vienna, Shakespeare's dark comedy tells the story of a peculiar attempt at moral reform undertaken by Duke Vincentio, the city's ruler. Pretending to leave Vienna, he appoints a deputy, Angelo, to rule in his place. Once in power, Angelo becomes a stern ruler, enforcing
New Avengers, The (1978) as Director
A revised and updated version of "The Avengers." The new version, set in England, continues to depict the exploits of John Steed, a deboniare British government agent, and his new assistants, the beautiful Purdy and Mike Gambit, as they battle sinister villains.

Director (special)


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