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John Howell

John Howell



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Cast (feature film)

It Pays to Advertise (1931) as Johnson

Art Director (feature film)

Undercovers Hero (1975) as Art Director
An undercover agent in World War II France takes in a variety of disguises.
The Walking Stick (1970) as Production Design
A beautiful polio victim is seduced into helping with a robbery.
There's a Girl in My Soup (1970) as Art Director
A womanizing TV star meets his match in an independent teenager.
Hello--Goodbye (1970) as Production Design
Harry England, a British car salesman on a trip to France meets a Baroness when her Rolls-Royce Breaks down. They spend a few days together and become lovers before she disappers one night, but Harry does not know her surname. The Baron then hires Harry to teach his teenage son about cars on their country estate. Harry discovers the Baroness again and their affair continues. Harry falls in love and asks the Baroness to leave the Baron who has taken up with a lady of his own. Hello-Goodbye is a light comedy where one of the funny moments occurs with a drunk Harry driving a prize vintage car into a swimming pool.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) as Production Design
A headstrong young teacher in a private school ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable charges with her world view.
Hammerhead (1968) as Art Director
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968) as Art Director
An American's get-rich-quick schemes almost drive his British wife to divorce.
The Deadly Affair (1967) as Art Director
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official''''s suicide.
Casino Royale (1967) as Art Director
A retired James Bond goes back into action to infiltrate a nest of enemy spies.
Khartoum (1966) as Art Director
Epic story of the British general who fell to the Arabs in 1885.
Where the Spies Are (1966) as Art Director
A country doctor dabbles in espionage to get a new car.
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) as Art Director
The parents of children living in Jamaica, afraid that the kids are growing up uncivilized, decide to send them to England. But during the voyage, the childrens' ship is boarded by pirates and in the confusion the children wind up trapped on the pirate ship. The children view it as a lark, and one of them, a girl named Emily, develops an unusual bond with Chavez, the pirate captain. The superstitious pirates can't wait to unload the kids at the first port, but a tragedy prevents it, and Emily's relationship with Chavez takes a fateful twist.
Man in the Middle (1964) as Art Director
Court-martial drama about an American Colonel assigned to defend a fellow serviceman accused of murdering a British soldier while stationed in India during World War II.
The Mouse on the Moon (1963) as Production Design
A small European nation launches a space program using the local wine as rocket fuel.
Guns of Darkness (1962) as Art Director
A businessman and his wife are caught in the turmoil of a South American revolution.
Wonderful To Be Young! (1962) as Art Director
Nicky and his friends find that their youth club is in danger of being flattened to make way for a new office block unless they can come up with £1500 to pay the new owner, the ruthless property tycoon Hamilton Black. To help raise the cash, Nicky records a song and his friends broadcast it via a pirate radio station, touting him as "The Mystery Singer" - the plan works and interest in their up and coming show is heightened by this new but unknown heart-throb. But Nicky has an even bigger secret and one that he cannot share, even with his girlfriend Toni... Hamilton Black is his father.
We Joined the Navy (1962) as Art Direction
A Weekend With Lulu (1961) as Art Director
Three party animals on a weekend vacation are saddled with an elderly chaperone.
Swiss Family Robinson (1960) as Production Design
Stranded on a deserted island, a close-knit family creates a tropical paradise.
Third Man on the Mountain (1959) as Production Design
A boy attempts to realize his father''''s dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.
Nor The Moon By Night (1959) as Art Direction
In Africa, a game warden''s correspondence bridge falls in love with his brother.
Orders to Kill (1958) as Art Direction
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.
Stowaway Girl (1957) as Art Direction
The captain of an old freighter falls madly in love with a girl smuggled on board by one of his crewmen.
Bhowani Junction (1956) as Art Director
An Anglo-Indian beauty falls for a British officer as her country fights for independence.
Three Men in a Boat (1956) as Art Direction
Harris, J, and George decide to take a holiday boating up the Thames to Oxford. Battling against Hampton Court maze, tents, rain, locks, and Henley Regatta the accident-prone threesome have one success anyway - they meet Sophie, Primrose and Bluebell.
Forbidden Cargo (1954) as Art Direction
After a successful operation against drink smugglers, Customs and Excise get wind of a planned large illegal drug shipment. An agent is sent to Cannes to follow the brother and sister apparently involved, though he starts to get rather closer to the attractive young lady than planned. The trail leads via a fashion house to a freighter bound for the Pool of London, and the net starts to close in.
Island of Desire (1952) as Art Director
Happy Go Lovely (1951) as Art Director
A chorus girl becomes a star when gossip links her with a millionaire she''''s never met.
Raffles (1930) as Tech dir
A distinguished British gentleman hides his true identity as a notorious jewel thief.

Production Designer (feature film)

Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973) as Production Designer
A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot.
Journey Together (1945) as Production Designer
R.A.F. Bomber Command during the early days of W.W.II shown through the story of three young men, who all dream of becoming pilots. From the first day of call up, to basic training, then the Empire training scheme in Canada, and finally joining a squadron and forming into a crew.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Bachelorette (2012)
Three best friends are asked to be bridesmaids for a girl they ridiculed in high school.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Journey to Spirit Island (1988) as Assistance
A young girl comes to terms with her heritage, when a conflict arises regarding the development of tribal burial grounds.

Misc. Crew (special)

2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, The (2001)
Coverage of the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards presentation from Frankfurt, Germany. The eighth annual event celebrates the continent's most popular music as determined by MTV Europe viewers.
2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, The (2001) as Site Coordinator
Coverage of the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards presentation from Frankfurt, Germany. The eighth annual event celebrates the continent's most popular music as determined by MTV Europe viewers.

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