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Sidney Gilliat

Sidney Gilliat

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Also Known As: Died: May 31, 1994
Born: February 15, 1908 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Cheshire, England, GB Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Endless Night (1972) as Director
3.
Only Two Can Play (1962) as Director
A Welsh librarian fed up with his meager, married existence meets a beautiful woman with whom he tries to consummate an affair.
4.
Left, Right and Centre (1959) as Director
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
5.
She Played with Fire (1958) as Director
An insurance investigator's ex-girlfriend draws him into a web of blackmail and murder.
6.
Constant Husband, The (1955) as Director
An amnesiac wakes up to find out that he has married seven women and gets himself in quite a messy hassle.
8.
State Secret (1950) as Director
9.
London Belongs to Me (1948) as Director
A man's involvement with organized crime threatens his mother's life.
10.
Green For Danger (1946) as Director
A police inspector investigates an operating room death that may be murder.
11.
The Rake's Progress (1945) as Director
A man's efforts to seduce his way to a fortune destroy all around him.
12.
Waterloo Road (1944) as Director
13.
Millions Like Us (1943) as Director
A spoiled girl gets a new outlook on life as a factory worker during World War II.

Cast (feature film)

14.
Left, Right and Centre (1959) as Sleeping News Of The World Reader
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
16.
Would You Believe It! (1929) as Restaurant Customer

Writer (feature film)

17.
Boys in Blue, The (1983) as From Story ("Ask A Policeman")
18.
Lady Vanishes, The (1979) as From Screenplay
On an express train travelling through pre-World War II Germany, American heiress Amanda Kelly (Cybill Shepherd) befriends a cute old nanny, Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury). But when Miss Froy disappears, everyone Amanda questions denies having ever seen her. Eventually Amanda persuades American photographer Robert Condon (Elliot Gould) to help her search the train, during which they discover that Miss Froy wasn't quite what she seemed.
19.
Endless Night (1972) as Screenwriter
20.
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's (1961) as Screenwriter
When the school burns to the ground there's clearly been some arson around. The pupils are found guilty and the judge hands them into the care of a pretty dubious child psychiatrist. The sixth form are soon kidnapped and on their way to Arabia with the Ministry of Education, Barchester police, and an Army Bath Unit after them. But real rescue fourth form.
21.
Left, Right and Centre (1959) as From Story
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
22.
Left, Right and Centre (1959) as Screenwriter
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
23.
She Played with Fire (1958) as Screenwriter
An insurance investigator's ex-girlfriend draws him into a web of blackmail and murder.
24.
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957) as Screenwriter
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. At least her arrival had allowed the remains of the Army unit sent in to keep order to evacuate.
25.
Green Man, The (1956) as Play As Source Material ("Meet A Body")
Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is off for some hanky-panky at the Green Man on the south coast, where Hawkins is planning to retire him for good. But before he can get on with this the hit-man has a procession of unwanted visitors at home to dispose of - one way or another.
26.
Green Man, The (1956) as Screenwriter
Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is off for some hanky-panky at the Green Man on the south coast, where Hawkins is planning to retire him for good. But before he can get on with this the hit-man has a procession of unwanted visitors at home to dispose of - one way or another.
27.
Constant Husband, The (1955) as Screenwriter
An amnesiac wakes up to find out that he has married seven women and gets himself in quite a messy hassle.
28.
Wee Geordie (1955) as Screenwriter
Concerned about his small stature, a young Scottish boy applies for a mail-order body building course, successfully gaining both height and strength. At the age of 21, he displays a talent for hammer-throwing, and is selected to represent Britain in the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia.
29.
Belles Of St. Trinian's, The (1954) as Screenwriter
The arrival of Sultan's daughter Princess Fatima at England's famous and prestigious 'School for Young Ladies' precipitates even more chaos than usual. Her father's horse Arab Boy is due to run at the nearby Gold Cup so Clarence Fitton, bookie brother of headmistress Millicent, ensures his own daughter is on hand to report progress. At the same time Barchester police have planted sergeant Ruby Gates as a teacher, and the Ministry of Education are sending a third inspector down after the previous two disappeared without trace.
30.
31.
Story of Gilbert and Sullivan, The (1953) as Screenwriter
32.
State Secret (1950) as Screenwriter
33.
London Belongs to Me (1948) as Screenwriter
A man's involvement with organized crime threatens his mother's life.
34.
Green For Danger (1946) as Screenwriter
A police inspector investigates an operating room death that may be murder.
35.
I See A Dark Stranger (1945) as From Story
An Irish woman who hates the English turns Nazi spy.
36.
I See A Dark Stranger (1945) as Screenwriter
An Irish woman who hates the English turns Nazi spy.
37.
2,000 Women (1944)
The Nazis turn a posh hotel into a POW camp for Englishwomen stranded in France.
38.
Waterloo Road (1944) as Screenwriter
39.
The Young Mr. Pitt (1943) as Screenwriter
40.
Millions Like Us (1943) as Screenwriter
A spoiled girl gets a new outlook on life as a factory worker during World War II.
41.
The Girl in the News (1941) as Screenwriter
Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances. Changing her name she gets a position nursing wheelchair-bound Edward Bentley, little suspecting that his wife and the butler are lovers setting Anne up so that when Bentley is found dead it looks like a repeat of the earlier case.
42.
The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941) as Screenwriter
43.
They Came by Night (1940) as Screenwriter
44.
Jamaica Inn (1939) as Dial
A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers.
45.
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939) as Screenwriter
46.
Jamaica Inn (1939) as Screenwriter
A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers.
47.
Ask A Policeman (1938) as From Story
Turnbottom Round prides itself as the village without crime; there has not been an arrest recorded by the local police for years. Unfortunately, this is more to do with the inability of Sgt Dudfoot and his constables Jerry and Harbottle to so much as recognise a crime. With their jobs on the line, the trio attempt to stage a crime of their own, only to inadvertently uncover a smuggling ring and a headless horseman...
48.
The Lady Vanishes (1938) as Screenwriter
A young woman on vacation triggers an international incident when she tries to track an elderly friend who has disappeared.
49.
Strange Boarders (1938) as Screenwriter
Pre-war intelligence man Tommy Blythe interrupts his honeymoon to investigate the discovery of vital Air Ministry blueprints on a woman killed in a London road accident. The trail leads to a boarding house in Notting Hill and its varied tenants.
50.
Gaunt Stranger, The (1938) as Screenwriter
51.
A Yank at Oxford (1938) as Original Story
A cocky American student runs into trouble when he transfers to the famed British college.
52.
Take My Tip (1937) as Screenwriter
53.
King of the Damned (1936) as Screenwriter
Revolt on a prison island is a parable of workers revolution. A cruel and repressive penal colony is the setting for a prison revolt with a special twist...the prisoners want to stay on and govern themselves in a humane and productive working community. Well that's the theory anyway but circumstances make their venture a lot more complicated than that.
54.
The Man Who Lived Again (1936) as Story and adpt
Dr. Laurence, a once-respectable scientist, begins to research the origin of the mind and the soul. The science community rejects him, and he risks losing everything for which he has worked. He begins to use his discoveries to save his research and further his own causes, thereby becoming... a Mad Scientist, almost unstoppable...
55.
Seven Sinners (1936) as Adaptation
A trip to the Continent becomes a working holiday when Inspector Harwood stumbles on a stiff in his hotel room...that promptly vanishes.
56.
Twelve Good Men (1936) as Screenwriter
57.
Jack Ahoy (1935) as Screenwriter
58.
My Heart Is Calling (1935) as Adapt and dial
59.
Alias Bulldog Drummond (1935) as Adaptation
Bulldog Drummond is injured when his sabotaged car crashes and Jack Pennington agrees to masquerade as the sleuth. He is enlisted to help Ann Manders find her jeweler grandfather who has been kidnapped by a gang of crooks who want him to copy a valuable necklace they want to steal. Their plan backfires in the British Museum and the film climaxes in an exciting chase on a runaway train in the London Underground.
60.
Chu Chin Chow (1934) as Scr and dial
61.
Orders Is Orders (1934) as Screenwriter
62.
Friday the 13th (1934) as Writer
This film examines the stories of the passengers of a bus accident.
63.
Falling For You (1933) as From Story
64.
Rome Express (1933) as Additional Dialogue
65.
Gentleman of Paris, A (1931) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

66.
Endless Night (1972) as Executive Producer
67.
Ooh... You Are Awful (1972) as Executive Producer
Charlie Tully and womanising Reggie Peek con two rich Italians out of รบ500,000 but during their flight out Charlie is arrested for coning an American and a dog. Reggie stores the money in a Swiss Bank and after Charlie is released is about to tell him which Bank when he is killed by Sid Sabbath's gang whose girlfriend Reggie had an affair with. The only lead is four tattoos that is on the girls Reggie had affairs with while Charlie was in jail. But Sabbath is on Charlie's trail to kill him and the Italians contract the mob - to find the money and then kill him.....
68.
Only Two Can Play (1962) as Executive Producer
A Welsh librarian fed up with his meager, married existence meets a beautiful woman with whom he tries to consummate an affair.
69.
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's (1961) as Producer
When the school burns to the ground there's clearly been some arson around. The pupils are found guilty and the judge hands them into the care of a pretty dubious child psychiatrist. The sixth form are soon kidnapped and on their way to Arabia with the Ministry of Education, Barchester police, and an Army Bath Unit after them. But real rescue fourth form.
70.
Left, Right and Centre (1959) as Producer
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
71.
Bridal Path, The (1959) as Producer
Based on a novel by Nigel Tranter, The Bridal Path is a light-hearted look at the somewhat unfortunate results that can come of the continued marrying of fairly close cousins in a restricted and remote community. Set in the Hebrides off Scotland, the story tells how Ewan MacEwan leaves the isle of Eorsa in search of the perfect wife, but finally returns to marry Katie.
72.
She Played with Fire (1958) as Producer
An insurance investigator's ex-girlfriend draws him into a web of blackmail and murder.
73.
Smallest Show on Earth (1957) as Producer
74.
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957) as Producer
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. At least her arrival had allowed the remains of the Army unit sent in to keep order to evacuate.
75.
Green Man, The (1956) as Producer
Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is off for some hanky-panky at the Green Man on the south coast, where Hawkins is planning to retire him for good. But before he can get on with this the hit-man has a procession of unwanted visitors at home to dispose of - one way or another.
76.
Wee Geordie (1955) as Producer
Concerned about his small stature, a young Scottish boy applies for a mail-order body building course, successfully gaining both height and strength. At the age of 21, he displays a talent for hammer-throwing, and is selected to represent Britain in the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia.
77.
Constant Husband, The (1955) as Producer
An amnesiac wakes up to find out that he has married seven women and gets himself in quite a messy hassle.
78.
Belles Of St. Trinian's, The (1954) as Producer
The arrival of Sultan's daughter Princess Fatima at England's famous and prestigious 'School for Young Ladies' precipitates even more chaos than usual. Her father's horse Arab Boy is due to run at the nearby Gold Cup so Clarence Fitton, bookie brother of headmistress Millicent, ensures his own daughter is on hand to report progress. At the same time Barchester police have planted sergeant Ruby Gates as a teacher, and the Ministry of Education are sending a third inspector down after the previous two disappeared without trace.
79.
80.
Folly to Be Wise (1952) as Producer
A newly-arrived army padre is put in charge of camp entertainment and has the idea of putting on a Brains Trust with local notables. Unfortunately for him, it emerges from a question on the rights and wrongs of marriage that there is more going on between three of the panellists than he wants to know about - though the audience obviously thinks differently.
81.
Minute de Verite, La (1952) as Producer
On the night of their tenth anniversary, Doctor Rene Richard (Jean Gabin) accidently discovers that his wife, actress Madeleine Richard (Michele Morgan), has been having an affair with a disturbed artist, Daniel Prevost (Walter Chiari)who has just attemped suicide. He confronts her and she spends the night trying to explain the reasons for her infedelity...he took their marriage for granted, he spent too much time at work, he appeared to be attracted to his pretty assistant and yada, yada, yada...in two languages and some badly-dubbed English. Will he buy this? Will they stay together?
82.
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) as Producer
Marjory Clark wins a competition in her Midland town and finds herself in a Festival of Britain procession as Lady Godiva - though not in the buff. This leads by way of a suspect beauty competition to the show-business world of London. But it could be a slippery slope for simple home-town Marge.
83.
Happiest Days of Your Life, The (1950) as Producer
Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.
84.
State Secret (1950) as Producer
85.
Blue Lagoon, The (1949) as Producer
86.
Captain Boycott (1947) as Producer
Irish peasants revolt against a cruel British landlord.
87.
Green For Danger (1946) as Producer
A police inspector investigates an operating room death that may be murder.
88.
I See A Dark Stranger (1945) as Producer
An Irish woman who hates the English turns Nazi spy.

Music (feature film)

89.
Chu Chin Chow (1934) as Composer

Assistant Direction (feature film)

90.
Last Hour, The (1930) as Assistant Director
91.
You'd Be Surprised! (1930) as Assistant Director
92.
Red Pearls (1930) as Assistant Director
93.
Would You Believe It! (1929) as Assistant Director

Sound (feature film)

94.
You'd Be Surprised! (1930) as Sound Effects

Film Production - Main (feature film)

95.
Wildcats of St. Trinian's, The (1980) as Production Consultant
96.
Under the Greenwood Tree (1929) as Technical Advisor (Literary)

Misc. Crew (feature film)

97.
98.
Uncensored (1942)
99.
Lord Babs (1932)
100.
101.
103.
Red Pearls (1930)
105.
108.
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