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Douglas Hickox

Douglas Hickox


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Also Known As: Died: July 25, 1988
Born: January 10, 1929 Cause of Death: heart attack following surgery
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Blackout (1985) as Director
A suspense thriller about a seven-year-old murder case, the ex-policeman who is obsessed by it, and the amnesiac who may hold the key to its solution.
Master Of Ballantrae, The (1984) as Director
This lavish adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's rousing swashbuckler about two Scottish brothers who are lifelong rivals for their father's title and property casts Richard Thomas in the role that Errol Flynn played in the 1953 movie version and Michael York in the part Anthony Steel had. John Gi
Phoenix, The (1981) as Director
A god-like being, discovered in an ancient sarcophagus in the plains of South America, is brought back to life and must learn to cope with today's society while using his extraordinary powers to combat evil. This variation on the "Superman" theme served as the pilot to the short-lived series (1981-8
Zulu Dawn (1979) as Director
The British military lead an ill-advised war against the Zulu nation.
Sky Riders (1976) as Director
Ellen is the wife of an international industrialist. She and her two children are kidnapped from their home in Athens and taken to an abandoned monestary by a group of terrorists. The monestary is located on a high cliff that is hard to access, and the police attempt a rescue, but fail. Soon after this, Ellen''s ex-husband Jim enters the fight and has the idea of using hang-gliding riders from a flying circus to save the children. Jim and the circus members glide in by night to get his ex-wife and children back. .
Brannigan (1975) as Director
A Chicago police detective has to bring a crook home from London.
Theatre Of Blood (1973) as Director
Using deaths from Shakespeare''''s plays, an actor takes revenge on the critics who panned his work.
Sitting Target (1972) as Director
Volatile convict Harry Lomart is planning an escape with fellow prisoner Birdy Williams when he learns that his wife Pat has been having an affair with another man and is pregnant. Harry and Birdy successfully break out of prison and had planned on laying low until they could get out of the country, but Harry''s rage over Pat''s cheating takes precedence over the plan and he goes after her and her boyfriend, intent on killing them.
Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1970) as Director
Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the murderer of Kemp's former employer, whereupon Sloane murders Kemp. Sloane's "just desserts" are not what one would expect.
Disk-O-Tek Holiday (1966) as Director
Macbeth (1963) as Assistant Director
Double Bunk (1961) as 2nd unit dir
The Snake Woman (1961) as Assistant Director
A man injects his wife with snake to cure her insanity that leads to future mayhem.
Murder She Said (1961) as Assistant Director
When nobody will believe she witnessed a murder, elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes a job as a maid to ferret out clues.
Shadow of Fear (1956) as Assistant Director
The Master Plan (1955) as Assistant Director

Writer (feature film)

Disk-O-Tek Holiday (1966) as Story

Assistant Direction (feature film)

The Haunted Strangler (1958) as Assistant Director
A writer investigating the execution of a serial killer known as "The Haymarket Strangler" 20 years previously begins to suspect that the wrong man might have been hanged. However, when he picks up a scalpel used by the murderer, he finds himself possessed by the killer's spirit and begins committing similar murders.
Fiend Without a Face (1958) as Assistant Director
A Scientist, experimenting with telekinetic powers enhanced by a nearby nuclear power plant succeeds in creating a new form of life. This new creature grows in intelligence until it finally escapes his laboratory. Once outside the lab, and closer to its nuclear power source it multiplies. The creature is also invisible, so no one knows what it looks like...

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