James Hill


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Young Visitors (1984)
Director
The Wild and the Free (1980)
Director
Christian the Lion (1976)
Director
The Man From Nowhere (1976)
Director
The Belstone Fox (1973)
Director
Black Beauty (1971)
Director
An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
Director
Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1970)
Director
The Corrupt Ones (1967)
Director
A Study in Terror (1966)
Director
Born Free (1966)
Director
Seaside Swingers (1965)
Director
The Clue of the Missing Ape (1962)
Director
The Stolen Plans (1962)
Director
Trial and Error (1962)
Director
The Kitchen (1961)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Man outside theater
Father Tom (1921)
Jim Colby
Impossible Catherine (1919)
Kewpie

Writer (Feature Film)

The Young Visitors (1984)
Screenplay
Mr. Selkie (1979)
Screenplay
Christian the Lion (1976)
Screenplay
The Belstone Fox (1973)
Screenplay
An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
Screenwriter
Seaside Swingers (1965)
Screenwriter
The Clue of the Missing Ape (1962)
Screenwriter
The Stolen Plans (1962)
Screenwriter
Thunder in the Sun (1959)
Original Story
His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)
Screenwriter
The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
Original Screenplay

Producer (Feature Film)

The Young Visitors (1984)
Producer
Christian the Lion (1976)
Producer
An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
Producer
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Executive Producer
The Unforgiven (1960)
Producer
The Bachelor Party (1957)
Producer
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Executive Producer
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Producer
Trapeze (1956)
Producer
Vera Cruz (1954)
Producer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

The Kentuckian (1955)
Prod Executive

Production Companies (Feature Film)

The Unforgiven (1960)
Company
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
Company

Director (Special)

The New Avengers (1978)
Director

Life Events

1965

Worked on "A Study In Terror"

1971

Contributed in "Black Beauty"

Videos

Movie Clip

Born Free (1966) - Formula Seventeen Much maternal bonding as Joy Adamson (Virginia McKenna) and game-warden husband George (Bill Travers) struggle to feed their three orphaned lion cubs, in an early scene from Born Free, 1966.
Born Free (1966) - Perfect Little Angels Narration by Joy Adamson (Virginia McKenna) continues as the time to ship the lion cubs approaches and head warden Kendall (Geoffrey Keen) visits the compound, in Born Free, 1966.
Hoodlum Saint, The (1946) - Baltimore, 1919 Opening in Baltimore, 1919, MGM offers William Powell as reporter-turned-doughboy come home, visiting his old newspaper where there’s no job on offer, meeting his pals and Will Wright as his old editor, in The Hoodlum Saint, 1946, original screenplay by Frank Wead and James Hill.
Hoodlum Saint, The (1946) - Everything Is Sweetness And Love Crashing a Baltimore society wedding in 1919, out-of-work WWI vet reporter Terry (William Powell) has charmed Kay (Esther Williams), whom he learns is the niece of the publisher (Charles Trowbridge) and friend of the financier Malbery (Henry O’Neill) he hoped to meet, in The Hoodlum Saint, 1946.
Hoodlum Saint, The (1946) - If I Had You Home in Baltimore, now a Wall Street success, Terry (William Powell) has brought jewelry and hopes to win back ex-flame Kay (Esther Williams), but is thwarted, and returns to New York, where he finds some comfort with a friend, singer Dusty (Angela Lansbury), in MGM’s The Hoodlum Saint, 1946.
Sweet Smell Of Success (1957) - You Can Play Marbles With His Eyeballs Press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis) rings high-powered columnist J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) with news that he’s arranged for another columnist to run an item that should break up his sheltered sister’s romance with a jazz musician, in Sweet Smell Of Success, 1957.
Sweet Smell of Success (1957) - Cat's In The Bag Famous scene, now outside 21 Club on West 52nd Street, dismissing cop Kello (Emile Meyer), columnist Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) and press agent Sidney (Tony Curtis), cutting a deal in their special argot, in Alexander Mackendrick's Sweet Smell Of Success, 1957.
Happy Thieves, The (1961) - I'm Trying To Be Dishonest On the train to Madrid, hotelier and art thief Jim (Rex Harrison) with cohort Eve (Rita Hayworth), whom he’s just married, partly in order to keep her on task, discussing morality and receiving duplicitous employee Elek (Julia Pena), whom he’d claimed was dead, in The Happy Thieves, 1961.
Bachelor Party, The (1957) - These Two Frauleins Writer Paddy Chayefsky's main event now in full swing, E.G. Marshall as Walter and Larry Blyden as Ken in the first rank, Don Murray and Jack Weston as Charlie and Eddie in the second, Philip Abbott as the honoree Arnold, in The Bachelor Party, 1957, directed by Delbert Mann.
Trapeze (1956) - The Girl Looks Good Injured trainer and trapeze-catcher Mike (Burt Lancaster) is annoyed to find acrobat Lola (Gina Lollobrigida) working his partner Tino (Tony Curtis) for a spot in their act, supported by circus boss Bouglione (Thomas Gomez), in Trapeze, 1956.
Trapeze (1956) - I Want To Learn Everything Slightly injured but encouraged after training with Tino (Tony Curtis), partner and coach Mike (Burt Lancaster) becomes a target for seductress Lola (Gina Lollobrigida), aiming to get a spot in their act, in Trapeze, 1956.
Trapeze (1956) - Ribble And Orsini! Aspiring aerial star Tino Orsini (Tony Curtis) has tracked down retired legend Mike Ribble (Burt Lancaster), now a grouchy circus-tent rigger, in Paris, their first meeting in director Carol Reed's Trapeze, 1956.

Bibliography

Notes

Not to be confused with the producer of the same name