John Gilling


Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Frightened Man (2012)
Director
The Mummy's Shroud (1967)
Director
The Reptile (1966)
Director
Panic (1966)
Director
Where the Bullets Fly (1966)
Director
The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
Director
The Brigand of Kandahar (1965)
Director
The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Director
It Takes a Thief (1961)
Director
Mania (1961)
Director
The Shadow of the Cat (1961)
Director
The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)
Director
The Man Inside (1958)
Director
Cross-Up (1958)
Director
High Flight (1958)
Director
Pickup Alley (1957)
Director
Odongo (1956)
Director
The Gamma People (1956)
Director
Zarak (1956)
Associate Director
White Fire (1954)
Director
Recoil (1953)
Director
The Voice of Merrill (1952)
Director
My Son, The Vampire (1952)
Director
No Trace (1950)
Director

Writer (Feature Film)

Trog (1970)
Original Story
The Mummy's Shroud (1967)
Screenwriter
Panic (1966)
Story
Panic (1966)
Screenwriter
The Gorgon (1965)
Screenwriter
The Brigand of Kandahar (1965)
Screenwriter
The Secret of Blood Island (1965)
Screenwriter
The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Screenwriter
Mania (1961)
Screenwriter
It Takes a Thief (1961)
Screenwriter
Killers of Kilimanjaro (1960)
Screenwriter
The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)
Screenwriter
Cross-Up (1958)
Screenwriter
High Flight (1958)
Additional Dialogue
The Man Inside (1958)
Screenwriter
The Gamma People (1956)
Screenwriter
Odongo (1956)
Screenwriter
Bond of Fear (1956)
Screenplay
White Fire (1954)
Screenwriter
The Big Frame (1953)
Screenwriter
Recoil (1953)
Writer
Wings of Danger (1952)
Screenwriter
Whispering Smith vs. Scotland Yard (1952)
Adaptation
13 East Street (1952)
Writer
The Voice of Merrill (1952)
Screenwriter
No Trace (1950)
Screenplay

Producer (Feature Film)

The Crimson Blade (1964)
Producer
Fury at Smuggler's Bay (1963)
Producer

Life Events

1933

assistant director

1948

film director

Photo Collections

The Gamma People - Lobby Card
Here is a Lobby Card from Columbia Pictures' The Gamma People (1956). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.

Videos

Movie Clip

Gorgon, The (1964) - They're Bringing The Body In Now After the murder of an artists’ model in some Carpathian forest, we meet Peter Cushing as the local scientist-doctor, Barbara Shelley his assistant, Patrick Troughton the policeman, and Jack Watson as Ratoff, then the weird discovery, early in Hammer Films’ The Gorgon, 1964.
Gorgon, The (1964) - We Are Men Of Science Increasingly emotional assistant Carla (Barbara Shelley) can’t see why doctor Namaroff (Peter Cushing) won’t discuss the spooky Greek-myth angle (i.e. corpses turned to stone) on the local murders, then a victim’s father (Michael Goodliffe), a former colleague, presses a similar point, in Hammer Films’ The Gorgon, 1964.
Gorgon, The (1964) - It's Not A Pretty Sight His hair turned gray after his encounter with the title monster (whose dead victims turn to stone), Heitz (Richard Pasco) receives his mentor and family friend Meister (Christopher Lee) from Leipzig, while Namaroff (Peter Cushing) slices up an ex-patient, with his still-more remote assistant Carla (Barbara Shelley), in Hammer Films’ The Gorgon, 1964.
Dead On Course (a.k.a. Wings Of Danger) 1952 - She's Not Going To Have Pups Zachary Scott is American pilot and airline manager Vaness, in London, narrating about pal Nick (Robert Beatty), who defies his orders not to fly to the Channel Islands, opening Hammer Films’ Brit-Noir Dead On Course (a.k.a. Wings Of Danger), 1952, with Naomi Chance and Kay Kendall.
Dead On Course (a.k.a. Wings Of Danger) 1952 - It Looked Very Final American Vaness (Zachary Scott) on the Channel Islands, can't reassure the hotelier father (Ian Fleming, not the writer) and sister (Naomi Chance, who’s also his girlfriend) of his colleague Nick, whose plane disappeared, in the Brit Noir Dead On Course (a.k.a. Wings Of Danger), 1952.
Gorgon, The (1965) - She Pounced On Me Immediately following the opening supernatural killing, the introduction of Namaroff (Peter Cushing), assistant Carla (Barbara Shelley), policeman Kanof (Patrick Troughton) and a sample of the monster's talent, in The Gorgon, 1965, directed by Terence Fisher for Hammer Films.
Gorgon, The (1965) - Professor Meister Already more than a minute into his solo spooky sequence, Professor Meister (Christopher Lee), come to town to clear his murdered son's name, is lured to the "Castle Borski," where he meets the beast, all atmosphere and no dialogue, in Hammer Films' The Gorgon, 1965.
Gamma People, The (1956) - It's A Pagan Rite Stranded and already suspicious newsmen Mike (Paul Douglas) and Howard (Leslie Phillips), agree not to reveal Boronski (Walter Rilla) to the outside world, as they visit Paula (Eva Bartok) in art class with Aryan Hugo (Michael Caridia), in The Gamma People, 1956.
Gamma People, The (1956) - Sentimental Noise Stuck in a hotel in a country they've never heard of, reporters Mike and Howard (Paul Douglas, Leslie Phillips) see pianist Hedda (Pauline Drewett), scolded by Hugo (Michael Caridia), tutor Paula (Eva Bartok) intervening and maid Anna (Jackie Lane) resuming service, in The Gamma People, 1956.
Gamma People, The (1956) - A Thing Without A Mind Puzzled reporters Mike (Paul Douglas) and Howard (Leslie Phillips) jailed in the unknown republic of Gudavia, introduction of scientists Boronski (Walter Rilla), Blikstein (Olaf Pooley) and Paula (Eva Bartok), the colonel (Philip Leaver) panicking, early in The Gamma People 1956.
Mummy's Shroud, The - Death Awaits All Sandstorm abated, Sir Basil (Andre Morell), Claire (Maggie Kimberley) and crew (David Buck, Tim Barrett) enter the tomb, surprising Hasmid Ali (Roger Delgado), in Hammer Films' The Mummy's Shroud, 1967.
Mummy's Shroud, The - Friday The 13th Introducing the lost archaeological team, led by Walden (Andre Morell), mystical Claire (Maggie Kimberley), boyfriend Harry (Tim Barrett) and skeptical Paul (David Buck), early in Hammer Films' The Mummy's Shroud, 1967.

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