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Desmond Davis is a Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Camera Operator British born on 24 may 1926

Desmond Davis

Desmond Davis
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 24 may 1926 (94 years)

Desmond Davis est un cadreur, réalisateur et scénariste britannique né le 24 mai 1926 à Londres (Royaume-Uni).

Best films

Clash of the Titans (1981)
(Director)
Tom Jones (1964)
(Camera Operator)
The African Queen (1952)
(Clapper Loader)

Usually with

Monty Berman
Monty Berman
(17 films)
John Gilling
John Gilling
(13 films)
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Robert S. Baker
(15 films)
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Stanley Black
(13 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Desmond Davis (59 films)

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Director

Ordeal by Innocence, 1h30
Directed by Desmond Davis, Alan Birkinshaw
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer, Michael Elphick, Sarah Miles, Ian McShane
Rating50% 2.509092.509092.509092.509092.50909
Alors qu'il purge sa peine pour le meurtre de sa mère, meurtre qu'il nie en bloc, Jacko Argyle décède en prison. Deux ans après cet évènement, le témoin qui aurait dû lui servir d'alibi apparaît soudainement et veut prouver son innocence. La famille du détenu doit alors faire face à la suspicion, une suspicion qui se pose sur chacun d'eux, et au fait que le vrai meurtrier est encore parmi eux.
Ordeal by Innocence, 1h30
Directed by Desmond Davis, Alan Birkinshaw
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer, Brian Glover, Sarah Miles, Cassie Stuart
Rating50% 2.509092.509092.509092.509092.50909
Paleontologist Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to give them an address book that belongs to Jack Argyle. But he is told that Jack has been executed for the murder of his adoptive mother two years ago. But the address book can prove that Jack was innocent, so Dr. Calgary starts the investigation all over.
Camille
Camille (1984)
, 1h40
Directed by Desmond Davis
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Greta Scacchi, Colin Firth, John Gielgud, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Ryecart, Denholm Elliott
Rating62% 3.147413.147413.147413.147413.14741
Camille is a courtesan in 19th Century Paris: she falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover, leading the two lovers to other relationships and to tragedy.
The Sign of Four, 1h37
Directed by Desmond Davis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure, Crime
Themes Sherlock Holmes films, Buddy films
Actors Ian William Richardson, David Healy, Thorley Walters, Cherie Lunghi, Clive Merrison, Terence Rigby
Rating63% 3.197163.197163.197163.197163.19716
Le Major Sholto a jadis pris possession du trésor caché par un Rajah, avec la complicité d'un de ses hommes et les informations données par Jonathan Small, un détenu. Mais il est rentré en Angleterre avec tout le butin.
Clash of the Titans, 1h58
Directed by Desmond Davis
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Giant monster films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Dans la Grèce mythologique, Children's films, Robot films, Disaster films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Harry Hamlin, Laurence Olivier, Judi Bowker, Maggie Smith, Ursula Andress, Burgess Meredith
Rating68% 3.449343.449343.449343.449343.44934
King Acrisius of Argos (Donald Houston) imprisons his daughter Danaë (Vida Taylor), jealous of her beauty. When the god Zeus (Laurence Olivier) impregnates her, Acrisius sends his daughter and his newborn grandson Perseus to sea in a wooden coffin. In retribution, Zeus kills Acrisius and orders Poseidon (Jack Gwillim) to release the last of the Titans, a gigantic sea monster called the Kraken, to destroy Argos. Meanwhile, Danaë and Perseus safely float to the island of Seriphos, where Perseus grows to adulthood.
Smashing Time, 1h36
Directed by Desmond Davis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre
Actors Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave, Michael York, Anna Quayle, Irene Handl, Ian Carmichael
Rating62% 3.1008653.1008653.1008653.1008653.100865
Brenda (Rita Tushingham) and Yvonne (Lynn Redgrave), two girls from the North of England, arrive in London to seek fame and fortune. However, their image of the city is quickly tarnished when they are robbed of their savings. Determined not to let her chance slip, Yvonne visits Carnaby Street in the hope of catching the eye of a trendy photographer, whilst Brenda has to stay behind and do the washing up in a 'greasy spoon' cafe after the girls can't afford to pay.
I Was Happy Here, 1h31
Directed by Desmond Davis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Sarah Miles, Cyril Cusack, Julian Glover, Cardew Robinson, Robert Eddison, Trevor Bowen
Rating68% 3.411623.411623.411623.411623.41162
Cass followed the bright lights to London, but was quickly disillusioned. She met (and married) Doctor Langdon, and soon realized she wanted to return to her home by the sea, and her first love Colin.
Girl with Green Eyes, 1h31
Directed by Desmond Davis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave, Julian Glover, T.P. McKenna, Joe Lynch
Rating69% 3.494753.494753.494753.494753.49475
In 1960s Dublin, Kate Brady (Rita Tushingham), a young rural girl, takes a room with her friend, Baba Brennan (Lynn Redgrave).

Scriptwriter

I Was Happy Here, 1h31
Directed by Desmond Davis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Sarah Miles, Cyril Cusack, Julian Glover, Cardew Robinson, Robert Eddison, Trevor Bowen
Roles Writer
Rating68% 3.411623.411623.411623.411623.41162
Cass followed the bright lights to London, but was quickly disillusioned. She met (and married) Doctor Langdon, and soon realized she wanted to return to her home by the sea, and her first love Colin.
An Inspector Calls, 1h20
Directed by Guy Hamilton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Alastair Sim, Jane Wenham, Brian Worth, Olga Lindo, Arthur Young, Bryan Forbes
Rating74% 3.743363.743363.743363.743363.74336
Set in 1912, a dinner party held by the upper class Birling family is interrupted by a man calling himself Inspector Poole, investigating the suicide of a lower class girl Eva Smith whose death is linked to each family member.

Producer