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Also Known As: Died: June 18, 1980
Born: February 23, 1904 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell (1974) as 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.
2.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) as Director
Baron Frankenstein blackmails a brother and sister into helping him with a brain transplant.
3.
The Devil's Bride (1968) as Director
Small town Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.
4.
Island of Terror (1967) as Director
A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back.
5.
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) as Director
Baron Frankenstein puts a wrongly executed man's brain into a beautiful woman's body.
6.
Island of the Burning Damned (1967) as Director
While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist suspects aliens are to blame. Meanwhile the new secretary to the local best-selling author is raising the temperature in her own way.
7.
Dracula--Prince of Darkness (1966) as Director
Four travelers unwittingly revive the bloodsucking count.
8.
The Gorgon (1965) as Director
A mythical monster turns men to stone in a remote European village.
9.
The Horror of It All (1964) as Director
American salesman Jack Robinson (Pat Boone) falls in love with Englishwoman Cynthia Marley (Erica Rogers) and they visit her family so he can ask for permission to marry her. She points out to him that her relatives are rather eccentric and, by the way, a cousin has just died. The remaining members of the clan are; the sinister Reginal (Velentine Dvall); Percival (Jack Bligh), an inventor who has recently discovered electricity, the phonograph, and several other handy items; Natalia (Andree Melly), a macabre, vampire-like creature; Cornwallis (Dennis Price), a hammy and dapper ex-actor; Grandfather (Erik Chitty), who lies bedridden upstairs; and, by the way, Muldoon (Archie Duncan), who is kept locked up in the fear that he will harm someone. Several attempts are made on his life which leads Jack to believe that the Marleys are a shade past eccentric. He becomes convinced that he is just in the way of one of the Marley's attempts to do away with the other Marleys, especially, during his investigation of the vanishing Marleys, when he learns that the family fortune consists of one million dollars and one of the Marleys intends to end up with all of it. He wants to contact the police but there is no phone or car on the premises.
10.
The Earth Dies Screaming (1964) as Director
A crack space pilot returns to earth to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots.
11.
The Phantom of the Opera (1962) as Director
Retelling of the story of a new opera disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show''s past who has an obsession with a chorus girl.
12.
Sherlock Holmes und das Halsband des Todes (1962) as Director
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to solve the case of the stealing of Cleopatra's necklace, found by archaeologists in Egypt. They soon discover that the evil professor Moriarty is behind it all.
13.
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1961) as Director
An eminent doctor releases a dark force from within himself.
14.
Sword of Sherwood Forest (1961) as Director
Robin Hood infiltrates a gang of assassins to thwart the Sheriff of Nottingham's latest plot.
15.
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) as Director
The story of a young man in Spain who faces the challenges of becoming a werewolf.
16.
The Stranglers of Bombay (1960) as Director
Interoffice politics complicate a British agent''''s fight to stop a murderous cult in India.
17.
The Brides of Dracula (1960) as Director
A handsome vampire stalks the students at a remote girl''''s school.
18.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) as Director
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine.
19.
Man Who Could Cheat Death, The (1959) as Director
A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200.
20.
The Mummy (1959) as Director
A resurrected mummy stalks the archaeologists who defiled his tomb.
21.
Horror of Dracula (1958) as Director
The legendary count tries to turn his enemies' women into his bloodthirsty brides.
22.
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) as Director
After escaping execution, a mad scientist moves his experiments to a German hospital.
23.
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) as Director
A scientist's attempts to create life unleash a bloodthirsty monster.
24.
Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Director
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 ...
25.
Gelignite Gang, The (1956) as Director
26.
The Last Man to Hang (1956) as Director
A man is put on trial for the alleged murder of his wife.
27.
Flaw, The (1955) as Director
28.
Stolen Assignment (1955) as Director
29.
Race for Life (1954) as Director
30.
Children Galore (1954) as Director
31.
Blackout (1954) as Director
An American in London finds himself caught up in a murder plot.
32.
Final Appointment (1954) as Director
33.
The Black Glove (1954) as Director
Brad Bradley (Alex Nicol) is a famous trumpet player who is suspected of murdering a blues singer. Using only two minor clues, he narrows the suspects down to four people, after surviving some fights and having poison placed on the mouthpiece of his trumpet.
34.
The Unholy Four (1954) as Director
An amnesiac returns home from a fishing trip he began several years before.
35.
Four Sided Triangle (1953) as Director
Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object. Bill, crushed when Lena marries Robin, convinces her to allow him to duplicate her, so that he may have a copy of her for himself. The experiment, at first deemed a success, seems to have worked only too well as the duplicate, Helen, is such an exact copy that she also loves Robin, not Bill. Bill hopes to rectify the situation with another radical experiment.
36.
Man in Hiding (1953) as Director
A mystery made mysterious by the writers via misleading clues, lack of cohesion and glaring loopholes begins when Speight (Kieron Moore) escapes after being found guilty of murder, and his wife, Thelma (Lois Maxwell), believes he is after her because she is in love with another man and has changed her name. Lawyer Bishop and friend (Paul Henreid), playing a hunch, finds Speight at the scene of the crime and learns he is after the real murderer and not his wife. They shift through several men as suspects, all of whom seem to know his wife rather well.
37.
Spaceways (1953) as Director
A small group of closely-guarded British scientists test their first rocket amidst indications of matrimonial strife in the community. After the partial failure of the firing, a couple go missing - have they gone off together or are their murdered bodies circling the earth in the remains of the rocket?
38.
Blood Orange (1953) as Director
40.
Distant Trumpet (1952) as Director
41.
Man Bait (1952) as Director
The married owner of a bookstore enters a world of trouble after making advances at his clerk.
42.
Wings of Danger (1952) as Director
A plane crash uncovers a cargo shipper''''s ties to the crime world.
43.
Stolen Face (1952) as Director
A doctor repairs a female inmate''''s disfigured face to match the lovely woman who left him.
44.
Home to Danger (1951) as Director
45.
So Long at the Fair (1950) as Director
A woman searches for her missing brother in Paris despite the fact that nobody believes he exists.
46.
Marry Me (1949) as Director
47.
The Astonished Heart (1949) as Director
A woman falls in love with her best friend's husband.
48.
Portait From Life (1948) as Director
A British army officer becomes fascinated by the portrait of a young woman. He travels to Germany to find her only to discover that she is suffering from amnesia.
49.
Colonel Bogey (1948) as Director
50.
To the Public Danger (1948) as Director
51.

Writer (feature film)

52.
Four Sided Triangle (1953) as Screenwriter
Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object. Bill, crushed when Lena marries Robin, convinces her to allow him to duplicate her, so that he may have a copy of her for himself. The experiment, at first deemed a success, seems to have worked only too well as the duplicate, Helen, is such an exact copy that she also loves Robin, not Bill. Bill hopes to rectify the situation with another radical experiment.
53.
Man in Hiding (1953) as Screenwriter
A mystery made mysterious by the writers via misleading clues, lack of cohesion and glaring loopholes begins when Speight (Kieron Moore) escapes after being found guilty of murder, and his wife, Thelma (Lois Maxwell), believes he is after her because she is in love with another man and has changed her name. Lawyer Bishop and friend (Paul Henreid), playing a hunch, finds Speight at the scene of the crime and learns he is after the real murderer and not his wife. They shift through several men as suspects, all of whom seem to know his wife rather well.

Editing (feature film)

54.
Eureka Stockade (1984) as Editor Supervisor
55.
The Wicked Lady (1945) as Editor
A married woman finds new thrills as a masked robber on the highways.
56.
The Dark Tower (1943) as Editor
A romantic triangle involving a hypnotist and two trapeze artists threatens to destroy a circus.
57.
Sons of the Sea (1942) as Editing
A brave captain pilots the first steamboat line between England and the U.S.
58.
The Peterville Diamond (1942) as Editor
A husband''''s attempt to quiet his nagging wife with jewelry leads to disaster.
59.
Flying Fortress (1942) as Editing
An American playboy straightens himself out to become a war hero.
60.
Seventh Survivor, The (1941) as Editor
61.
George and Margaret (1940) as Editor
62.
Mr. Satan (1938) as Editor
63.
Windbag the Sailor (1936) as Editor
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into commanding an unseaworthy ship by an unscrupulous shipping agent who means to have it wrecked. This was the first film to couple Will Hay with both Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt.
64.
Falling For You (1933) as Editor

Film Production - Main (feature film)

65.
Hundred Pound Window (1944) as Production Supervisor
An accountant is forced by circumstances to take a job at the racetrack. He is working at the betting window when he is drawn into a gang of criminals and their illegal schemes.

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