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Also Known As: Died: February 20, 1968
Born: November 9, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
An Evening With The Royal Ballet (1965) as Dir of "Les Sylphides" and "Aurora's Wedding"
2.
The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965) as Director
A classic car changes the lives of three sets of owners.
3.
Two Living, One Dead (1964) as Director
4.
The V.I.P.s (1963) as Director
Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
5.
Guns of Darkness (1962) as 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
6.
The Millionairess (1961) as Director
When the world's richest woman falls for an ascetic Indian doctor, they plan a test to decide whose dreams will come true.
7.
The Doctor's Dilemma (1959) as Director
A woman tries to convince the medical profession to save her husband despite his lack of character.
8.
Libel (1959) as Director
A former POW is accused of being an impostor.
9.
Orders to Kill (1958) as Director
A grounded American fighter pilot is switched to espionage on a special job in which he must kill a small-time Paris lawyer suspected of double-crossing France by selling out radio operators to the Nazis.
10.
On Such a Night (1955) as Director
11.
Carrington V.C. (1955) as Director
12.
The Young Lovers (1954) as Director
An American boy and a Russian girl fight bureaucracy when they fall in love.
13.
Final Test, The (1953) as Director
Sam Palmer is a cricket player who is playing his last matches of his career. His son, Jackson, is a poet who disappoints Sam by not attending his next-to-last game. Then Jackson is suddenly invited to the home of Alexander Whitehead. Jackson fears he will miss Sam's last game - but it turns out that Alexander is a cricket fan.
14.
Net, The (1953) as Director
A secret jet aircraft (called Project M.7 in the Americal release)capable of traveling three times the sound of speed is being developed by a group of scientists secretly at work. On the day of the test flight, one of the scientists dies in a mysterious accident, and there are many arguments concerning the flight itself; some think it should be ground controlled while Heathley (James Donald) wants it to be a manned-flight with himself at the controls. Conflict also arises when one of his fellow scientists, taking advantage of Heathley's lack of attention toward his wife, Lydia (Phyllis Calvert), makes some moves on her. Then there is the question of just who is the enemy agent on the project. The single-minded Heathly, much to his dismay and little to his credit, uncovers him when he chooses his co-pilot.
15.
The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952) as Director
A proper Englishman gets caught leading a double life.
16.
The Browning Version (1951) as Director
On the eve of retirement, a bitter schoolteacher searches for some hope in his life.
17.
Woman in Question, The (1950) as Director
18.
The Winslow Boy (1948) as Director
When their son is expelled from school for theft, a married couple demands a fair trial.
19.
While the Sun Shines (1947) as Director
20.
The Way to the Stars (1945) as Director
A young flyer deals with the strains of wartime service and survivors' guilt during World War II.
21.
Fanny By Gaslight (1944) as Director
Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years been running a bordello next door to their home. When her mother dies shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician. Meeting him and then falling in love with his young advisor Harry Somerford leads to a life of ups and downs and conflict between the classes. Periodically the scoundrel of a Lord crosses her path, always to tragic effect.
22.
We Dive at Dawn (1943) as Director
A British sub's pursuit of a German battleship leaves it stranded in enemy waters.
23.
Demi-Paradise (1943) as Director
A Russian inventor tries to cope with British life while helping the country prepare for war.
24.
Uncensored (1942) as Director
25.
Cottage to Let (1941) as Director
Three visitors invade the estate of a military inventor.
26.
French Without Tears (1940) as Director
27.
Pygmalion (1939) as Director
A linguistics professor bets he can turn a flower girl into a lady by teaching her to speak properly.
28.
I Stand Condemned (1936) as Director
During the First World War, Russian officer Ignatoff, wounded, falls in love with his nurse, Natasha. But she is subject to an upcoming marriage of family convenience to Brioukow, a wealthy industrialist of peasant stock. Brioukow is unjustifiably jealous, since Natasha has not betrayed him. He forces Ignatoff into his debt as a means of humiliating him. When Ignatoff's new friend, Madame Sabline, offers to pay his debt, preventing his ruin, Ignatoff comes quickly to realize that Madame Sabline has an ulterior motive, one that could prove dangerous to more lives than just Ignatoff's.
29.
The Unfinished Symphony (1935) as Supv of English version
30.
Dance Pretty Lady (1932) as Director
31.
32.
A Cottage on Dartmoor (1930) as Director
Flashback story of an escape from the lonely, high-security Dartmoor Prison. A jealous barber's assistant is enraged by the attentions that his manicurist girlfriend pays to a customer. He threatens the customer with an open razor and lands in gaol.
33.
Runaway Princess, The (1929) as Director
34.
Shooting Stars (1927) as Director
The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bullet in the prop gun which will be fired at him during the making of their new film, 'Prairie Love'.

Cast (feature film)

35.
A Cottage on Dartmoor (1930) as Bespectacled Man In Cinema
Flashback story of an escape from the lonely, high-security Dartmoor Prison. A jealous barber's assistant is enraged by the attentions that his manicurist girlfriend pays to a customer. He threatens the customer with an open razor and lands in gaol.

Writer (feature film)

36.
The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952) as Screenwriter
A proper Englishman gets caught leading a double life.
37.
Letting in the Sunshine (1933) as Screenwriter
38.
Dance Pretty Lady (1932) as Adaptation
39.
Marry Me (1932) as Screenwriter
40.
Dance Pretty Lady (1932) as Screenwriter
41.
A Cottage on Dartmoor (1930) as Screenwriter
Flashback story of an escape from the lonely, high-security Dartmoor Prison. A jealous barber's assistant is enraged by the attentions that his manicurist girlfriend pays to a customer. He threatens the customer with an open razor and lands in gaol.
42.
Runaway Princess, The (1929) as Screenwriter
43.
Shooting Stars (1927) as From Story
The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bullet in the prop gun which will be fired at him during the making of their new film, 'Prairie Love'.
44.
Shooting Stars (1927) as Screenwriter
The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bullet in the prop gun which will be fired at him during the making of their new film, 'Prairie Love'.

Editing (feature film)

45.
Shooting Stars (1927) as Editor
The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bullet in the prop gun which will be fired at him during the making of their new film, 'Prairie Love'.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

46.
Boadicea (1928) as Assistant Director

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