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John Gilling

John Gilling (29 May 1912 – 22 November 1984) was an English film director and screenwriter, born in London. He was chiefly known for his horror films, especially for Hammer Films, for whom he directed Shadow of the Cat (1961), The Plague of the Zombies (1966), The Reptile (1966) (the latter two filmed back to back in Cornwall) and The Mummy's Shroud, among others. He is also renowned for many low- to mid-budget detective films and teleplays with unexpected touches of comedy blended in.

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British Films Of 1953 - 1953
... Daniel Birt Valerie Hobson, Philip Friend Drama Beat the Devil John Huston Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones Comedy/Thriller The Beggar's Opera Peter Brook Laurence Olivier ... Sea Charles Frend Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden World War II Deadly Nightshade John Gilling Emrys Jones, Zena Marshall Crime Death Goes to School Stephen Clarkson Barbara Murray ... Raymond Huntley Comedy/Drama The Good Beginning Gilbert Gunn John Fraser, Eileen Moore Drama Grand National Night Bob McNaught Nigel Patrick, Moira Lister, Beatrice ...
British Films Of 1952
... Sydney Tafler Crime Brandy for the Parson John Eldridge Kenneth More, Charles Hawtrey Comedy The Brave Don't Cry Philip Leacock John Gregson Drama The Card Ronald Neame Alec Guinness ... Chapman, Diana Dors Crime The Long Memory Robert Hamer John Mills, John McCallum Drama The Lost Hours David MacDonald Mark Stevens, Jean Kent Drama Love's a Luxury Francis Searle Hugh Wakefield, Derek Bond Comedy ... Denning Drives North Anthony Kimmins John Mills, Phyllis Calvert Mystery My Wife's Lodger Maurice Elvey Dominic Roche, Olive Sloane Comedy Never Look Back Francis Searle ...
British Films Of 1966 - 1966
... Palme d'Or winner The Blue Max John Guillermin George Peppard, Ursula Andress World War I drama Born Free James H ... Simone Signoret, Maximilian Schell Spy Based on John le Carré's novel The Deadly Bees Freddie Francis Suzanna Leigh, Guy Doleman, Frank Finlay Horror Death Is a Woman Frederic Goode Trisha Noble, Mark Burns ... Don Chaffey Raquel Welch John Richardson Prehistoric adventure Our Man in Marrakesh Don Sharp Tony Randall, Senta Berger Comedy The Plague of the Zombies ...
The Champions - List of Episodes
... Donald Houston, Bernard Kay, Stephen Yardley, John Tate 6 November 1968 (1968-11-06) The trio are sent to investigate the possibility that caches of guns have been left ... revealed as agents of Nemesis 10 "The Ghost Plane" Donald James John Gilling Andrew Keir, Dennis Chinnery, Tony Steedman, John Bryans, Paul Grist, Derek ... international conspiracy to threaten world peace 12 "The Fanatics" Terry Nation John Gilling Donald Pickering, Julian Glover, Gerald Harper, Barry Stanton 11 ...

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