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Also Known As: Died: May 8, 2013
Born: July 22, 1926 Cause of Death:
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Endless Game, The (1990)
A story about the brutal murder of a helpless woman in a nursing home, which a unleashes a trail of events leading to international intrigue, treachery and corruption. In his attempt to uncover the truth, a British intelligence agent defects to the Russians before discovering the identity of a "mole
2.
Naked Face, The (1985) as Director
Dr. Judd Stevens is a mild-mannered Chicago psychiatrist. After one of his patients borrows a jacket from the doctor, the man is murdered. Then Stevens' secretary is killed. The police are at a loss to solve the crimes, but Lieutenant McGreavy is ready to pin the murders on Stevens. McGreavy's zeal
3.
Better Late Than Never (1983) as Director
4.
Sunday Lovers (1981) as Director (English Segment)
In this comedy made up of four segments, a businessman tries to close a deal through the allure of his secretary only to discover that she would be more valuable as a partner. Elsewhere, a chauffeur poses as his boss in order to impress ladies. Meanwhile, a husband arranges an affair when his wife leaves town. Finally, an American psychiatric patient falls for an equally neurotic lady.
5.
International Velvet (1979) as Director
In this sequel to National Velvet, a former racing champ helps turn a delinquent girl into an Olympic rider.
6.
The Slipper and the Rose (1976) as Director
An impoverished orphan dreams of attending the royal ball.
7.
The Stepford Wives (1975)
A recent arrival in suburbia suspects a sinister reason for the local women''''s model behavior.
8.
Raging Moon, The (1970) as Director
Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
9.
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) as Director
An eccentric Parisian woman''''s optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
10.
Deadfall (1968) as Director
11.
The Whisperers (1967) as Director
An elderly woman tries to cope with her predatory son and husband.
12.
The Wrong Box (1966) as Director
Two elderly brothers plot to kill each other for a fortune.
13.
King Rat (1965) as Director
A U.S. officer in a World War II Japanese POW camp tries to raise money to buy his fellow prisoners'''' freedom.
14.
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) as Director
A medium kidnaps a child so she can help the police solve the crime.
15.
Of Human Bondage (1964) as Dir addl scenes (see note)
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
16.
The L-Shaped Room (1963) as Director
A single mother-to-be tries to build a new life in a low-rent London apartment house.
17.
Whistle Down the Wind (1962) as Director
Little Kathy discovers a man wanted for murder hiding in her family's barn. When she askes him who he was, he says Jesus Christ just before he goes unconscious. Kathy and her siblings are convinced that he is Jesus and try to hide him from grown-ups.

Cast (feature film)

18.
Restless Natives (1986) as Tourist
19.
International Velvet (1979) as Announcer At Olympia
In this sequel to National Velvet, a former racing champ helps turn a delinquent girl into an Olympic rider.
20.
The Slipper and the Rose (1976) as Herald
An impoverished orphan dreams of attending the royal ball.
21.
The Stepford Wives (1975)
A recent arrival in suburbia suspects a sinister reason for the local women''''s model behavior.
22.
23.
Raging Moon, The (1970) as Voice Reading Title Quotation
Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
24.
Of Human Bondage (1964) as
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
25.
The Guns of Navarone (1961) as Cohn
A team of Allied saboteurs fight their way behind enemy lines to destroy a pair of Nazi guns.
26.
The League of Gentlemen (1961) as Martin Porthill
A veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robber.
27.
Angry Silence, The (1960)
A young factory worker stands alone against a proposed strike.
28.
Yesterday's Enemy (1959) as Dawson
A British captain will stop at nothing to capture a Burmese village from the Japanese.
29.
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)
British intelligence hires a man to impersonate General Montgomery during World War II.
30.
The Key (1958) as Weaver
The key to a woman's apartment may hold bad luck for her lovers.
31.
Enemy from Space (1957) as Marsh
Professor Quatermass, still shook up from London's refusal to proceed with his project to colonize the Moon, is intrigued by the mysterious traces that have been showing up on his radar - meteorites crashing down?. Following them to the place where they should be landing he finds a destroyed village, a mysterious factory too close to his designs for the Moon colony for comfort, and some strange, aerodynamic objects containing a mysterious, ammonia-based gas that infects one of his assistants. Officially, the factory is producing synthetic food; but despite the veil of secrecy surrounding it Quatermass succeeds in finding out it harbours aliens with deadly designs on the Earth... Second in Hammer Films' trio of screen versions for Nigel Kneale's classic 1950s BBC serials, with the same director and star as 1955's "The Quatermass Experiment".
32.
Baby And The Battleship, The (1956) as Professor
After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists the help of best mate Puncher Roberts to smuggle the child aboard. But babies are surprisingly demanding and gradually the whole crew is drawn into helping keep it fed and washed - and undiscovered. Even so, the officers above deck start to puzzle over the increasingly strange happenings on board.
33.
Satellite in the Sky (1956)
Astronauts are trapped on a space station with a ticking bomb.
34.
It's Great to Be Young (1956)
Mr. Dingle is the popular music teacher in an English school, but when the headmaster threatens to close down the school band (partly because of Dingle's fondness of more modern music) then the pupils have to come to his assistance, using their musical skills to help.
35.
36.
Now and Forever (1955)
A rich young society girl falls in love with a car mechanic. Her family is appalled and stops her seeing him. The girl attempts to commit suicide and then decides to elope.
37.
Man with a Million (1954) as Tod
On a bet, a man tries to see how much he can get without breaking a million-pound bank note.
38.
Inspector Calls, An (1954)
Based on a famous stage play and set in the year 1912, an upper crust English family dinner is interrupted by a police inspector who brings news that a girl known to everyone present has died in suspicious circumstances. It seems that any or all of them could have had a hand in her death. But who is the mysterious Inspector and what can he want of them ?
39.
40.
Appointment In London (1953)
A wing commander leading bombing raids over Nazi Germany tries to keep his men focused on war rather than romance.
41.
Sea Devils (1953) as Willie
A fisherman-turned-smuggler agrees to transport a beautiful British agent to the French coast.
42.
43.
The World in His Arms (1952) as William Cleggett
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
44.
Green Grow the Rushes (1951) as Fred Starling
A group of enterprising smugglers make use of an ancient charter to smuggle brandy into the southern coast of England. When their ship is seized it looks like they are in trouble until the Customs Officers try & find out where the brandy went.
45.
Wooden Horse, The (1950)
In a POW camp, the Nazis have placed the huts far from the boundary so that any escape tunnel would have to be a long one. One British officer has the idea of starting a daily gymnastics routine using a vaulting horse: they can place it near the boundary and start a tunnel from under it. He and two others do escape the camp by this means and plan to make for neutral Sweden. To do that, they'll not only have to move around without arousing any suspicions, but also find a stranger from a neutral or occupied country who'll be willing and able to help them.
46.
All Over The Town (1949)
A veteran returns to reporting determined to make his paper take on local corruption.
47.
48.

Writer (feature film)

49.
Chaplin (1992)
Biographical film on Charlie Chaplin: from his impoverished youth in London through the formative years of film and his emergence in Hollywood''s Golden Age, up until his acceptance, late in life, of a special Academy Award.
50.
Endless Game, The (1990)
A story about the brutal murder of a helpless woman in a nursing home, which a unleashes a trail of events leading to international intrigue, treachery and corruption. In his attempt to uncover the truth, a British intelligence agent defects to the Russians before discovering the identity of a "mole
51.
Naked Face, The (1985) as Screenwriter
Dr. Judd Stevens is a mild-mannered Chicago psychiatrist. After one of his patients borrows a jacket from the doctor, the man is murdered. Then Stevens' secretary is killed. The police are at a loss to solve the crimes, but Lieutenant McGreavy is ready to pin the murders on Stevens. McGreavy's zeal
52.
Better Late Than Never (1983) as Screenwriter
53.
Hopscotch (1980)
A retired CIA agent threatens to publish an embarrassing book of memoirs about his colleagues.
54.
International Velvet (1979) as Screenwriter
In this sequel to National Velvet, a former racing champ helps turn a delinquent girl into an Olympic rider.
55.
The Slipper and the Rose (1976) as Screenwriter
An impoverished orphan dreams of attending the royal ball.
56.
Raging Moon, The (1970) as Screenwriter
Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
57.
Deadfall (1968) as Screenwriter
58.
The Whisperers (1967) as Screenwriter
An elderly woman tries to cope with her predatory son and husband.
59.
McGuire, Go Home! (1966) as Screenwriter
During Cyprus' struggle for independence in the late 50s, a British major is sent to the island to track down a terrorist leader and falls in love with an American girl who may know of his whereabouts.
60.
King Rat (1965) as Screenwriter
A U.S. officer in a World War II Japanese POW camp tries to raise money to buy his fellow prisoners'''' freedom.
61.
Station Six--Sahara (1964) as Screenwriter
62.
Of Human Bondage (1964) as Screenwriter
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
63.
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) as Screenwriter
A medium kidnaps a child so she can help the police solve the crime.
64.
The L-Shaped Room (1963) as Screenwriter
A single mother-to-be tries to build a new life in a low-rent London apartment house.
65.
Only Two Can Play (1962) as Screenwriter
A Welsh librarian fed up with his meager, married existence meets a beautiful woman with whom he tries to consummate an affair.
66.
Man in the Moon (1961) as Screenwriter
67.
The League of Gentlemen (1961) as Screenwriter
A veteran recruits a group of disgraced colleagues to perform a bank robber.
68.
Angry Silence, The (1960)
A young factory worker stands alone against a proposed strike.
69.
Captain's Table, The (1958) as Screenwriter
A ship's captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor ready to take charge of such a ship, he is less prepared for the social duties the new position involves, not least the way he becomes the target for all the comely unattached women on board.
70.
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)
British intelligence hires a man to impersonate General Montgomery during World War II.
71.
Triple Deception (1957) as Screenwriter
A naval officer impersonates a lookalike counterfeiter to expose a criminal ring.
72.
The Cockleshell Heroes (1956) as Screenwriter
A British major leads a suicide mission to take out a German shipyard in occupied France.
73.
The Black Tent (1956) as Screenwriter
A British soldier separated from his regiment during World War II falls for a sheik''''s daughter.
74.
The Black Knight (1954) as Additional Dialogue
A blacksmith fights evil as a faceless knight.

Producer (feature film)

75.
International Velvet (1979) as Producer
In this sequel to National Velvet, a former racing champ helps turn a delinquent girl into an Olympic rider.
76.
The Wrong Box (1966) as Producer
Two elderly brothers plot to kill each other for a fortune.
77.
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) as Producer
A medium kidnaps a child so she can help the police solve the crime.
78.
Angry Silence, The (1960)
A young factory worker stands alone against a proposed strike.

Production Companies (feature film)

79.
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) as Company
A medium kidnaps a child so she can help the police solve the crime.
80.
Whistle Down the Wind (1962) as Company
Little Kathy discovers a man wanted for murder hiding in her family's barn. When she askes him who he was, he says Jesus Christ just before he goes unconscious. Kathy and her siblings are convinced that he is Jesus and try to hide him from grown-ups.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

81.
Endless Game, The (1990)
A story about the brutal murder of a helpless woman in a nursing home, which a unleashes a trail of events leading to international intrigue, treachery and corruption. In his attempt to uncover the truth, a British intelligence agent defects to the Russians before discovering the identity of a "mole
82.
An Alligator Named Daisy (1957)
Confusion over an alligator suitcase results in an aspiring songwriter''''s getting stuck with somebody''''s pet alligator.
83.
Baby And The Battleship, The (1956)
After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists the help of best mate Puncher Roberts to smuggle the child aboard. But babies are surprisingly demanding and gradually the whole crew is drawn into helping keep it fed and washed - and undiscovered. Even so, the officers above deck start to puzzle over the increasingly strange happenings on board.
84.
Baby And The Battleship, The (1956)
After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists the help of best mate Puncher Roberts to smuggle the child aboard. But babies are surprisingly demanding and gradually the whole crew is drawn into helping keep it fed and washed - and undiscovered. Even so, the officers above deck start to puzzle over the increasingly strange happenings on board.

Cast (special)

85.
December Flower (1987)
A drama from Britain about the growing bond of affection between a lonely woman and her 85-year-old still vigorous-minded aunt. Etta Marsha, now a widow and having no other family to turn to, visits her mother's elderly sister, whom she has not seen in many years. She finds her aunt in the care of

Cast (short)

86.
Meeting the Challenge: INTERNATIONAL VELVET (1978)
This promotional short for the film "International Velvet" (1978) offers a behind-the-scenes look at how actress Tatum O''''Neal prepared for her role.

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