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Charles Jarrott

Charles Jarrott


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Also Known As: Died: March 4, 2011
Born: June 16, 1927 Cause of Death: prostate cancer
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Secret Life of Algernon, The (1997) as Director
An absurdist comedy chroncling the misadventures of an eccentric fellow, Algernon Pendelton--the great-grandson of a famous explorer and Egyptologist--who lives in his renowned ancestor's artifact-laden home and is convinced by a mysterious, beautiful "colleague" that his great-grandpa has left a pr
At the Midnight Hour (1995) as Director
A young nanny discovers mystery, murder and romance when she is hired by a renowned scientist to care for his troubled son after his wife dies. She soon learns that father and son share a strained relationship since the latter believes his late mother's ghost is haunting their house, seeking revenge
Treacherous Beauties (1994) as Director
A photojournalist searching for the identity of her brother's murderer becomes romantically involved with the prime suspect.
Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story, A (1994) as Director
Drama based on the true story of Oksana Baiul and how she overcame personal tragedies to become the 1994 Olympic gold medalist in figure skating.
Stranger in the Mirror, A (1993) as Director
A television movie based on the Sidney Sheldon novel "A Stranger in the Mirror." Two young people go to Hollywood to pursue their dreams of stardom.
Changes (1991) as Director
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's novel "Changes." A top television correspondent and a heart surgeon decide to marry, but career conflicts and family crises present serious challenges to their relationship.
Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter (1991) as Director
A movie depicting the relationship of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz from 1940, when they first met working at MGM, to just after the premiere of "I Love Lucy" on television in 1951.
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991) as Director
Retells the events leading up to the famous 1897 New York Sun editorial, "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus," written by Francis P. Church. An unemployed father tries to explain to his children why their Christmas will not be filled with presents.
Woman He Loved, The (1988) as Director
A television movie about Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee who won the heart of England's future King Edward VIII, and the events that led him to give up the throne for her in 1936.
Boy in Blue, The (1986) as Director
Based on the life of Ned Hanlan, the 19th-century Canadian sculler and world champion.
Condorman (1981) as Director
Cartoonist and lower level CIA employee Woody turns into the superhero that he draws for comic books. While visiting a friend in Paris, Woody is sent on an errand and mistaken for an espionage agent by a Russian spy, who decides that she wants him to help her defect. In order to help her and foil th
Amateur, The (1981) as Director
After the fiancée of a CIA cryptographer is murdered by terrorists, he convinces his superiors to send him to Czechoslovakia to assassinate her killers. When he reaches his desination, he learns that there is much more to the murder than he suspected.
Last Flight of Noah's Ark, The (1980) as Director
A B-29 bomber has an unusual roster of guests onboard: A man running away from bookies, a missionary, two children who have stowed away, and some farm animals. On the way to the South Pacific, the plane is forced to make an emergency landing, and they all find themselves stranded on a remote tropica
Other Side of Midnight, The (1977) as Director
Beautiful Noelle Page meets dashing WWII American pilot Larry Douglas in France and falls in love. She expects him to marry her, but instead Larry abandons her. In the United States, successful Catherine Alexander meets Larry Douglas and they marry. But Noelle hasn't forgotten Larry even as she's become a successful actress. She maneuvers to have Larry hired as the private pilot of her wealthy and powerful lover Constantin Demiris so she can seek revenge on him, but instead she and Larry rekindled their passion. Desperate to be together, Larry and Noelle make deadly plans. But soon the lovers face a terrible fate determined by the jealous Demiris using Catherine as his pawn.
Escape From The Dark (1976) as Director
When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the mine owners and the miners themselves to decide what's right.
Dove, The (1974) as Director
The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love with a young woman (Patti Ratteree, played by Deborah Raffin) who is also traveling around the world. The story follows Robin around the world to many beautiful locals, as he grows from a boy to a man, finds himself, and finds the love of his life.
Lost Horizon (1972) as Director
Plane crash survivors travel to a mystical land where nobody ages.
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) as Director
In this historical drama, Mary must battle Queen Elizabeth I, her brother James, the Scottish Lords, the Scottish protestants, her husband and herself to secure the crown for her son and heir, the future James I of England.
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) as Director
Anne Boleyn fights to keep Henry VIII''s love and her head in the midst of palace intrigue.

Writer (feature film)

Morning Glory (1993) as Screenwriter
A reclusive widow living on a small Georgia farm in the 1940s marries a gentle ex-con, then must fight to save him when he's accused of murdering the sheriff's girlfriend.

Director (special)

I Would Be Called John: Pope John XXIII (1987) as Director
A one-man show about Angelo Roncalli, who was elected Pope John XXIII at the age of 77.
Lyndon Johnson (1987) as Director
A one-man show featuring Laurence Luckinbill as Lyndon Johnson. The 36th President, after announcing in 1968 that he would not seek reelection, reflects on his career and emotions.
Winston Churchill (1986) as Director
A dramatization of one of the witty and wise informal talks Winston Churchill might have given on an American lecture tour, following soon after his famed "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, in March 1946.
Ike (1986) as Director
A one-hour drama, set in 1967, two years before Dwight D. Eisenhower's death. A young graduate student obtains an interview with the former president who reminisces about his life. Filmed at Eisenhower's farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and at various Civil War sites.

Director (special)

Night of the Fox (1990) as Director
Married Man, A (1984) as Director

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