Donald Houston



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Maniac (1963) -- (Movie Clip) Open, The Camargue Fairly screeching opening, from Jimmy Sangster’s original screenplay, we meet handyman Janiello (Arnold Diamond) in extreme close-up, observing innocent Annette (Liliane Brousse) after school, on the genuine location near the French Mediterranean coast, Michael Carreras directing, in Hammer Films’ Maniac, 1963, with Kerwin Mathews and Nadia Gray.
Viking Queen, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) This Was A Land The folks at Hammer are confident with this narrated framing, archaic maps and rampaging Romans, nice Irish countryside opening The Viking Queen, 1967, starring Don Murray and the little-seen Finnish model Carita (Järvinen), in her only lead role.
Viking Queen, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) I Must Name My Successor Dying king Priam (Wilfrid Lawson)of Britain's Iceni tribe, daughters Salina, Beatrice and Talia (Carita, Adrienne Cori, Nicola Pagett) standing by, deals with Druid priest Maelgan (Donald Houston), and chooses an unexpected successor, in The Viking Queen, 1967, from Hammer films.
Viking Queen, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) The Empire Needs Slaves! At her father's funeral, new tribal queen Salina (Carita) is not cool with rites overseen by Druid priest Maelgan (Donald Houston), when rowdy Roman occupiers ride up, their commander Justinian (Don Murray) soon persuading all to chill, in The Viking Queen, 1967, from Hammer Films.
Longest Day, The (1962) -- (Movie Clip) We Keep Getting Fewer First appearance for Richard Burton of course as the solitary Brit flyer entering the HQ tavern, just managing a joke about the brew when he’s approached by fellow Donald Houston, and shares word of a lost colleague, beginning another story-line, in producer Darryl F. Zanuck’s D-Day epic The Longest Day, 1962.
Clash Of The Titans (1981) -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Bear Witness Zeus! Opening and ceremonial, from the Ray Harryhausen showcase, starring Harry Hamlin, Burgess Meredith, Laurence Olivier and Ursula Andress, with Donald Houston as aggrieved king Acrisius, Vida Taylor his daughter, appealing to the big guy (whom we will learn is Olivier), in MGM’s Clash Of The Titans 1981.
Room At The Top (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Erotic Vice Among The Working Class New-in-town Joe (Laurence Harvey) admits to aristocratic Susan (Heather Sears) that he's joined the local theater group mainly to pursue her, then gets in trouble working with Alice (Simone Signoret) in rehearsal, Anthony Newlands their director, in director Jack Clayton's Room At The Top, 1959.
Where Eagles Dare (1969) -- (Movie Clip) The Castle Of The Eagles Starting with Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood airborne over the Bavarian Alps, flashing back to Col. Turner (Patrick Wymark), overseen by Rolland (Michael Hordern), briefing the Allied spy team, their mission from Alistair Maclean’s original screenplay, Brian G. Hutton directing, Where Eagles Dare, 1969.
Where Eagles Dare (1969) -- (Movie Clip) I Told Him I Was Himmler's Brother Brit Smith (Richard Burton) and Yank Shaffer (Clint Eastwood), posing as German officers, lead their squad into an Alpine Nazi brew-haus, where they contact bar-maid fellow agent Heidi (Ingrid Pitt) and generally intimidate, in Where Eagles Dare 1969.
Study In Terror, A -- (Movie Clip) Open, Hello Darling! Straight to business as Jack the Ripper makes his first kill, unaware that he'll be meeting Sherlock Holmes, in the time-shifted British horror-mystery A Study In Terror, 1966, from a script by Donald and Derek Ford.
Study In Terror, A -- (Movie Clip) I'm Proper New Holmes (John Neville) and Watson (Donald Houston) are patrolling Whitechapel before the most gratuitous killing of Mary Kelly (English-Hungarian starlet Edina Ronay) in A Study In Terror, 1966.
Study In Terror, A -- (Movie Clip) And Now, Whitechapel! Holmes (John Neville) schools Watson (Donald Houston) who's reading about Jack the Ripper as they become engaged in the case in the time-bending A Study In Terror, 1966.