Charles Crichton

Highest Rated: 100% The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Birthday: Aug 6, 1910
Birthplace: Not Available
Crichton was a film editor in England during the '30s and worked on the Alexander Korda productions Sanders of the River, Things To Come, Elephant Boy, and The Thief of Bagdad. He began directing in 1941 with the short The Young Veterans. At Ealing he made his first feature in 1944; the following year he directed the comic chiller "The Golfing Story" in the classic horror anthology Dead of Night. Crichton reached his height in comedy, most notably with Hue and Cry, The Lavender Hill Mob, The Titfield Thunderbolt, and The Battle of the Sexes. He shifted his attention to television in the '60s, but enjoyed a cinema renaissance in 1988, directing writer/actor John Cleese's black comedy A Fish Called Wanda.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Another Shore Director 2013
No Score Yet The Titfield Thunderbolt Director 2005
93% A Fish Called Wanda Director Screenwriter 1988
No Score Yet Alien Attack Director 1976
No Score Yet Cosmic Princess Director 1975
No Score Yet He Who Rides A Tiger Director 1968
No Score Yet The Third Secret Director 1964
No Score Yet The Battle of the Sexes Director 1959
No Score Yet The Man in the Sky (Decision Against Time) (Test Pilot) Director 1957
No Score Yet The Divided Heart Director 1954
No Score Yet The Love Lottery Director 1954
No Score Yet Train Of Events Director 1952
No Score Yet The Hunted Director 1952
100% The Lavender Hill Mob Director 1951
No Score Yet Dance Hall Director 1950
No Score Yet Against the Wind Director 1948
No Score Yet Hue and Cry Director 1947
97% Dead of Night Director 1945
No Score Yet For Those in Peril Director 1944
No Score Yet Nine Men Producer 1943

TV

CREDIT
66% Space: 1999
1975-1978
Director
  • 1977
  • 1976
  • 1975
No Score Yet The Avengers (1961)
1969
Director
  • 1967
  • 1966
  • 1965
No Score Yet Danger Man
1968
Director

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