Hal E. Chester


Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Mob Town (1941)
Boy
Hit the Road (1941)
Trusty
Boys of the City (1940)
Buster
East Side Kids (1940)
Buster
You're Not So Tough (1940)
Second newsboy
Off the Record (1939)
Kid
Call a Messenger (1939)
"Murph"
When Tomorrow Comes (1939)
Newsboy
Code of the Streets (1939)
Murph
Little Tough Guy (1938)
"Dopey"
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938)
Murphy
Newsboys' Home (1938)
Murphy
Juvenile Court (1938)
Lefty
Personal Secretary (1938)
Newsboy

Writer (Feature Film)

School For Scoundrels (1960)
Screenplay
Curse of the Demon (1957)
Screenwriter
The Weapon (1957)
Original Story
Crashout (1955)
Written for Screen by
Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)
Original Story
Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946)
Original Screenplay

Producer (Feature Film)

School for Scoundrels (2006)
Executive Producer
Take a Girl Like You (1970)
Producer
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Producer
The Double Man (1968)
Producer
Hide and Seek (1964)
Executive Producer
School For Scoundrels (1960)
Producer
The Two-Headed Spy (1959)
Executive Producer
The Weapon (1957)
Producer
Curse of the Demon (1957)
Producer
The Bold and the Brave (1956)
Producer
Crashout (1955)
Producer
Models Inc. (1952)
Producer
The Highwayman (1951)
Producer
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951)
Producer
Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle (1950)
Producer
Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (1950)
Producer
The Underworld Story (1950)
Producer
Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (1950)
Producer
Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)
Producer
Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch (1949)
Producer
Joe Palooka in Winner Take All (1948)
Producer
Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (1948)
Producer
Smart Woman (1948)
Producer
Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947)
Producer
Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)
Producer
Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

The Underworld Story (1950)
Company

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

School For Scoundrels (1960) - They Have A Tendency To Sulk Joining the scene in which downtrodden Palfrey (Ian Carmichael), looking to impress April (Janette Scott) finds his staff didn’t make a reservation, working on the headwaiter (John Le Mesurier) when the villain (Terry-Thomas as Delauney) makes his first appearance, in the British-made School For Scoundrels, 1960.
School For Scoundrels (1960) - Pioneers Of Hemispherical Combustion Bothered by a romantic rival who drives a sporty “Bellini,” well-off but uninformed Palfrey (Ian Carmichael) is ensnared by the “Winsome Welshmen,” Dennis Price as Dunstan and Peter Jones as Dudley, who claim to have a prized classic car to sell, in School For Scoundrels, 1960.
School For Scoundrels (1960) - He Who Is Not One Up Joining the opening (from a script by Peter Ustinov and others), Ian Carmichael has arrived at a South Somerset town (actually shot in Hertfordshire, suburban London) where he meets a servant (Anita Sharp-Bolster) and the proprietor of his new school, Alastair Sim as Potter, in School For Scoundrels, 1960.
Curse Of The Demon (1957) - Doth Walk In Fear And Dread American scientist Holden (Dana Andrews), lured to dinner with schoolteacher Joanna (Peggy Cummins), whose scientist uncle was killed by the devil cult, still won't believe there's magic afoot, in director Jacques Tourneur's Curse Of The Demon, 1957.
Curse Of The Demon (1957) - For Myself And My Followers Professor Harrington (Maurice Denham) knows evil Karswell (Niall MacGinnis) really is running a devil cult, but offers to revoke his charges in return for the lifting of a curse, then leaves, encountering special effects, opening Curse Of The Demon, 1957.
Curse Of The Demon (1957) - Witchcraft And The Black Arts Before the London conference he's attending, American scientist Holden (Dana Andrews) stops by the British Museum to investigate some devilry, when suspected cult leader Professor Karswell (Niall MacGinnis) appears, stealthily snatching some key evidence, in Curse Of The Demon, 1957.
Curse Of The Demon (1957) - Cyclones In England Skeptical American scientist Holden (Dana Andrews) attends a kids' party at the home of secretly devil-worshipping Brit professor Karswell (Niall MacGinnis), who decides to demonstrate he really does have magical powers, in Curse Of The Demon, 1957.
Double Man, The (1967) - You Are The Father Stern CIA man Slater (Yul Brynner) arriving, director Franklin Schaffner paying off the genuine Austrian Alpine location, for the funeral of his son killed in a purported ski accident, ex-spy turned schoolmaster Wheatly (Clive Revill) taking heat, early in The Double Man, 1967.
Double Man, The (1967) - I Prefer To Ski Alone Semi-rogue CIA man Slater (Yul Brynner), re-tracing the steps of his teenage son probably-murdered in an Alpine ski accident, finds Gina (Britt Ekland), a girl he probably pursued, the Soviet spy guy (Anton Diffring) also on the tram, in Franklin Schaffner's The Double Man, 1967.

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