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Director (feature film)

1.
White Squall (1996)
In the autumn of 1960, thirteen young men admitted as students in the Ocean Academy--a highly selective floating prep school--begin an adventure that will change their lives forever. They pursue a rigorous course of studies, while spending a year at sea as the crew of a square-rigged brigantine, the "Albatross." During the mythic voyage, the boys are pushed beyond adolescence as they explore the mysteries of the Caribbean and South Pacific. However, as the "Albatross" nears the end of her voyage she''s stricken by a freak weather condition known as a white squall. Within minutes, the tall ship capsizes and sinks, taking the lives of four students and two staff members with her. Those who live are rescued after two days at sea, but are then forced to weigh the fate of the difficult, enigmatic, Christopher Sheldon, the skipper of their ship. Had Sheldon, through neglect and poor seamanship, cost six people their lives? Or had he, however harshly, provided the lessons that saved the rest?
2.
Witness for the Prosecution (1982) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
3.
Ivanhoe (1982) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Expansive fifth filming of the Sir Walter Scott classic novel dealing with the adventures of a chivalrous 12th century Saxon knight and the two women in his life, Lady Rowena and the Jewish girl, Rebecca. Anthony Andrews, newcomer Lysette Anthony, and Olivia Hussey play the roles taken in the 1952 v
4.
Figures in a Landscape (1971) as Assistant Director
Two escaped convicts (Robert Shaw and Malcolm McDowell) are on the run in an unnamed Latin American country. But everywhere they go, they are followed and hounded by a menacing black helicopter.
5.
There's a Girl in My Soup (1970) as Assistant Director
A womanizing TV star meets his match in an independent teenager.
6.
The Best House in London (1969) as Assistant Director
Government officials try to organize a state bawdy house in Victorian England.
7.
The Looking Glass War (1969) as Assistant Director
British Intelligence calls in a retired agent to investigate Soviet missiles near the German border.
8.
Maroc 7 (1968) as Assistant Director
A spy is led to exotic Morocco to catch a jewel thief disguised as the editor of a fashion magazine.
9.
A Matter of Innocence (1968) as Assistant Director
Miss Poly decides to spend a few months with her wealthy spinster aunt as a traveling companion. While in India her Aunt's demise leaves her alone to persue her freedom and explore an arms length romance with a local boy. Tender, fun loving, and poetic representation of that transition from youth to young womanhood.
10.
The Magus (1968) as Assistant Director
An English teacher arrives on a sleepy Greek island to take up a vacant teaching post. The last man to hold the post committed suicide under mysterious circumstances. Slowly but surely, he is drawn into a bizarre game engineered by a reclusive local magician. The deeper into the game he is drawn, the more he senses danger... yet cannot seem to untangle himself from the fascinating and compelling influence that the game is having on his mind.
11.
The Trap (1967) as Assistant Director
After spending several winters alone in the Canadian wilderness, a lusty trapper returns to the trading post and buys a wife, a young mute orphan.
12.
Prehistoric Women (1967) as Assistant Director
A jungle guide time travels to an era of evil brunettes with blonde slaves.
13.
Fathom (1967) as Assistant Director
In Europe with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her to parachute into a house occupied by some Red Chinese to help get the thing back. Apart from all this there is a predatory continental doctor on his yacht to take account of. Fathom soon realises none of this is as it seems, but can she fathom the truth out?
14.
The Devil's Own (1966) as Assistant Director
Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well.
15.
Gypsy Girl (1966) as Assistant Director
A mentally challenged girl creates a graveyard for dead animals.
16.
Having a Wild Weekend (1965) as Assistant Director
Advertising executives turn a model''''s romance with a stunt man into a publicity stunt.
17.
The Tomb of Ligeia (1965) as Assistant Director
A man''''s obsession with his dead wife leads to trouble for his new bride.
18.
Walk a Tightrope (1964) as Assistant Director
19.
Escape by Night (1964) as Assistant Director
Based by a true story of an estranged couple stranded in a blizzard at Christmas, Suzanne Shemwell's estranged husband Jim unexpectedly comes to Idaho for a family visit just before the holiday, Suzanne is less than thrilled, but their two daughters, 16-year-old Miranda and seven-year-old Taryn, are
20.
Master Spy (1964) as Assistant Director
A gang of thieves kill a security guard during a bungled robbery and flee with his daughter as a hostage. They hide out anticipating their getaway, but one of the thieves falls for the girl.
21.
Carry On Teacher (1962) as Assistant Director
Student try to sabotage a popular headmaster's plans to leave for another job.
22.
Watch Your Stern (1961) as Assistant Director
23.
Circle of Deception (1961) as 1st & 2nd asst dir
British intelligence decides to mislead the Nazis by having an agent feed them misinformation (unbeknownst to him) after being tortured.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

24.
Bedazzled (2000)
Elliot Richards, a nerdy low-level technical advisor, makes a deal with the Devil (who happens to be a gorgeous woman) to fulfill his wildest dreams of becoming rich, powerful and sexy. In exchange for his soul, the Devil temptress grants him seven wishes but they backfire. After asking to be rich,
25.
Incognito (1998)
An art forger searches out the one art critic who knows the truth and can absolve him of a murder for which he is being framed.
26.
Neverending Story III, The (1997) as 1st Assistant Director
Bastian brings several of his friends from Fantasia to the human world to help him and his new step-sister in their fight against "The Nasties," who have stolen The Neverending Story book and are threatening to destroy Fantasia.
27.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Cruella DeVil owns and runs the fashionable House DeVil, catering to her two passions: clothes and fur. But when her most talented and industrious designer, Anita, falls hopelessly in love and marries beau Roger, Cruella is threatened by the shift in loyalty. Paying a visit to the newlyweds'' home, her temper thaws when she finds that a litter of Dalmation puppies is due. Intent upon adding them to her growing collection, she brandishes her check book only to discover the pups are not for sale. However, Cruella doesn''t understand the word no, and she sends her hapless henchmen Jasper and Horace to steal what can''t be bought. As Cruella preens in readiness for her new finery, the entire canine kingdom is racing to rescue the pups.
28.
Mary Reilly (1996)
Mary Reilly lives in the house of Dr. Henry Jekyll. She serves her master as a loyal housemaid, sensitive to his weaknesses, attuned to his needs. An innocent girl, Mary's placid demeanor belies a core of steel that has enabled her to overcome a past scarred by violence and pain. In the service of D
29.
Star Command (1996)
Set in the year 2135, a team of space cadets on their first training mission, is faced with a struggle for survival during an interstellar war, when a planet populated by colonists originally from Earth enters into a bitter conflict over resources and territory.
30.
Foreign Field, A (1994)
On the 50th anniversary of D-Day, three Word War II veterans -- an American and two Englishmen -- return to Normandy to remember fallen comrades and look for a long-lost love.
31.
Innocent, The (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
Following WWII, a young and naive technician arrives in Berlin to assist a joint US-British intelligence team on a secret operation. Against the advice of a friend and colleague, he embarks on a dangerous affair with a mysterious Berliner.
32.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Story based on the adventures of Robin Hood.
33.
The Russia House (1990)
An expatriate Englishmen finds love while doing intelligence work in the Soviet Union.
34.
Slipstream (1989)
A futuristic film which takes place after disasters have irrevocably changed and destroyed the world.
35.
Henry V (1989)
Screen version of Shakespeare''s historical play.
36.
Hawks (1988) as 1st Assistant Director
Two terminally ill cancer patients escape from their hospital to experience one last fling.
37.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) as 1st Assistant Director
Freddy Benson is a low-rent huckster. When they decide that the French Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a bet: They'll compete for the favors of an American soap heiress, and the loser will have to leave town for good.
38.
Duet For One (1986)
When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts suicide.
39.
Highlander (1986)
Born in the Highlands of Scotland in 1518, Connor Macleod (Christopher Lambert) is immortal. When he is wounded in battle but does not die, he is banished from his village. He meets another like himself, Ramirez (Sean Connery), who teaches him swordsmanship--the only way to kill another immortal is to take his head--and the ways of the immortals. Modern-day New York is the location of "The Gathering," where Connor and the few remaining immortals must battle to the last for "The Prize."
40.
Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story (1986)
Farrah Fawcett again got critical acceptance as a serious actress for her portrayal here of the real-life Beate Klarsfeld, a German Protestant housewife who, with the encouragement and support of her Jewish law student husband, Serge, began an unrelenting campaign (continuing to the present) to brin
41.
Ordeal By Innocence (1985) as Assistant Director
42.
Plenty (1985)
A British woman, working for the Resistance during World War II, enjoys the finest and most challenging days of her life, but when the war ends she becomes increasingly disillusioned and unfufilled.
43.
Agatha Christie's 13 At Dinner (1985)
Peter Ustinov brought his interpretation of Hercule Poirot to television after starring on the big screen in versions of Agatha Christie's "Death on the Nile" and "Evil Under the Sun," ferreting out in "Thirteen at Dinner" the killer of a wealthy British lord. Faye Dunaway, fresh from starring in th
44.
Bounty, The (1984)
William Bligh is summoned before a court martial to explain the events leading up to the famous mutiny.
45.
The Hunger (1983)
A centuries-old female vampire falls for a beautiful young research doctor.
46.
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
47.
Outland (1981)
HIGH NOON in outer space. Connery is the marshal on Io, Jupiter''s third moon, home for a mining colony. His investigation of some strange outbreaks of violence uncovers a plot involving the managing company, led by Boyle, and a drug that increases productivity but has dangerous side effects. Connery wants to bring the culprits to justice, but no one else on Io wants anything to do with the battle, so he is left to face company henchmen alone.
48.
American Werewolf in London, An (1981)
The tale of an American tourist whose stay in London is disrupted when, after being bitten by a wolf, he turns into a werewolf.
49.
Rough Cut (1980)
50.
Hanover Street (1979)
During the Second World War, an American pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young nurse is already married, a secret she keeps hidden from her American lover. After being shot down behind enemy lines, while being assigned to ferry a British agent into France, the American pilot realizes that his secret cargo is in fact his lover''s husband, and that the two must now work together in order to survive.
51.
Cuba (1979)
A British mercenary meets an old love while training anti-Castro forces in Cuba.
52.
Man In The Iron Mask, The (1977)
A stylish new version of the Dumas swashbuckler, mixing fact and fictitious derring-do and telling of Louis XIV's identical twin. It already had been filmed a half-dozen times in several variations. This production earned Emmy Award nominations for writer William Bast and costumer Olga Lehmann.
53.
Equus (1977)
A psychoanalyst tries to help a young man who blinded a stable full of horses.
54.
Voyage Of The Damned (1976)
A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler''''s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
55.
Beauty and the Beast (1976)
A striking adaptation of the children's classic about the beautiful maiden who agrees to marry a beast and live in his magical castle in order to save her father's life. George C. Scott, who played the role in a boar's head mask, received an Emmy Award nomination as Best Actor, and nominations also
56.
Russian Roulette (1975) as Assistant Director
A mountie finds himself engulfed in a KGB conspiracy to kill the renegade Russian Premier Alexei Kosygin during his visit to Canada in 1970.
57.
Juggernaut (1974)
Two demolitions experts race the clock to find and disarm a set of bombs placed on an ocean liner at sea.
58.
The Great Gatsby (1974)
A mysterious tycoon gets mixed up in a former love''''s tangled life.
59.
Mousey (1974)
Cast somewhat against type in his first made-for-TV movie, Kirk Douglas is a milquetoast biology teacher in Nova Scotia who learns during divorce proceedings that he is not the father of his wife's son and stops at nothing to take vengeance on her in a cat and mouse game.
60.
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972) as Assistant Director
Set during the early 19th century, a romantic drama about the controversial, free-thinking wife of William Lamb, a British politician who eventually became Prime Minister. While married, Lady Caroline Lamb conducts a scandalous affair with the notorious Lord Byron, which threatens to ruin her husban
61.
Pope Joan (1972)
This movie is based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. Although it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, this movie presents her existence as fact, and portrays her relationships with other notables of the time.
62.
Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1972) as Assistant Director
Vampire hunter and expert swordsman Kronos finds himself in a small village where several of the local young women have been found in an advanced state of age, their youth drained from them by a vampire's kiss. Kronos' search leads him to the Durward estate where he is met by the effete children of the apparently aged and sick Lady Durward.
63.
Cry of the Penguins (1971) as Assistant Director
A young london biologist spends most of his time pursuing girls rather than pursuing science. When the opportunity to go to the Antarctic to study a colony of penguins presents itself he agrees to go, not so much for the benefit of science but rather to impress the girl he has recently been chasing. The longer he stays in the Antarctic, however, the more he becomes truly interested in the penguins fight for survival. When the time to go home finally arrives, he is a changed man with a totally new outlook on life.
64.
I Want What I Want (1971) as Assistant Director
65.
Night Ambush (1958) as 3rd Assistant Director
Two British soldiers are assigned to kidnap a key Nazi commander.

Art Director (feature film)

66.
Man In The Iron Mask, The (1977)
A stylish new version of the Dumas swashbuckler, mixing fact and fictitious derring-do and telling of Louis XIV's identical twin. It already had been filmed a half-dozen times in several variations. This production earned Emmy Award nominations for writer William Bast and costumer Olga Lehmann.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

67.
First Olympics: Athens 1896, The (1984)
Lovingly detailed, this dramatization of the first modern Olympic Games, revived in 1896 by a French aristocrat (Louis Jourdan) with the help of a Princeton professor (David Ogden Stiers), followed the fortunes of a ragtag team of amateur American athletes whose Olympic triumphs stunned the sports w

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