Search results for "Val Guest"


Casino Royale (1967) RT 29% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jun 2001

British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Janet Munro  •  Leo McKern  •  Edward Judd  •  Michael Goodliffe

The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) RT 92% / Audience 68%

Professor Bernard Quatermass is in charge of a rocket mission that has gone awry. They lose contact with the spaceship and have no idea how far into space it may have traveled ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Gordon Jackson  •  Thora Hird  •  Harold Lang

Quatermass 2 (1957) RT 75% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2000

Quatermass is the director of an important scientific base, where he builds nuclear rockets for the colonization of the Moon. A strange fall of meteorites in a nearby village ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Sid James  •  John Longden  •  Percy Herbert

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Hammer Film’s follow-up to the successful One Million Years B.C. is set in an ancient past when humans and dinosaurs co-exist. Athletic cavewomen and hairy men wander around, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Victoria Vetri  •  Robin Hawdon  •  Patrick Allen  •  Drewe Henley

Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) RT Audience 28%

Young Timmy starts as a window cleaner in the little company of his brother. Soon he learns that some female customers expect additional service. Young and curious as he is, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Robin Askwith  •  Anthony Booth  •  Sheila White  •  Linda Hayden

The Abominable Snowman (1957)

A kindly English botanist and a gruff American promoter lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Forrest Tucker  •  Peter Cushing  •  Maureen Connell  •  Richard Wattis

The Full Treatment (1960)

British film, released in the United States as "Stop Me Before I Kill!". A few hours after their wedding, international racing driver, Alan Colby and his new wife Denise, are ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Claude Dauphin  •  Diane Cilento  •  Françoise Rosay  •  Bernard Braden

Mister Drake's Duck (1951)

Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium! When the government finds out about this, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Yolande Donlan  •  Jon Pertwee  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

They Can't Hang Me (1955)

A murderer hopes to escape his death sentence by identifying the leaders of a spy ring.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Terence Morgan  •  Yolande Donlan  •  Anthony Oliver  •  André Morell




Expresso Bongo (1959) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A seedy London promoter turns a naive, working-class teenager into a pop singing sensation. Director Val Guest's 1959 British drama stars Laurence Harvey, Cliff Richard, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Yolande Donlan  •  Cliff Richard

Killer Force (1976)

Head of company security, Harry Webb, fears that a diamond theft is about to take place at their major mining complex deep in the desert. He quickly manages to become very ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Peter Fonda  •  Hugh O'Brian  •  Christopher Lee

Life with the Lyons (1954)

Based on their hit radio show, Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon starred in this British "Ozzie and Harriet" type show about "Life with the Lyons" with their two children, Barbara and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Bebe Daniels  •  Ben Lyon  •  Richard Lyon  •  Barbara Lyon

The Camp on Blood Island (1958) RT Audience 75%

Set in a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II, the film focuses on the brutality and horror that the allied prisoners were exposed to as the Japanese metered out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  André Morell  •  Carl Möhner  •  Walter Fitzgerald  •  Edward Underdown

The Body Said No! (1950)

A cabaret artist sees on her television set after viewing hours, a plot being discussed to murder Michael Rennie. Although her friends are sceptical she warns Rennie, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Michael Rennie  •  Yolande Donlan  •  Jon Pertwee  •  Valentine Dyall

The Boys in Blue (1982) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Sgt. Cannon (Tommy Cannon) and PC Ball (Bobby Ball) run the police station in the quiet town of Little Botham. When the station is threatened with closure due to a lack of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Bobby Ball  •  Suzanne Danielle  •  Roy Kinnear  •  Eric Sykes

The Men of Sherwood Forest (1954)

Robin Hood is persuaded by two nobles whom he believes to be loyal to King Richard to recover secret plans attaining to the rescue of the king from captivity in Germany. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Don Taylor  •  Reginald Beckwith  •  Eileen Moore  •  David King-Wood

Penny Princess (1952) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A tiny European country which for years has survived financially only through evading its bills and smuggling is finally facing bankruptcy, when a rich American agrees to save ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Yolande Donlan  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  A.E. Matthews

The Lyons in Paris (1955)

The second in the series of films about the Lyon family, based on the BBC radio series Life With the Lyons. Ben Lyon appears to have forgotten his wedding anniversary making ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Ben Lyon  •  Bebe Daniels  •  Barbara Lyon  •  Richard Lyon

The Weapon (1957)

A boy accidentally shoots a friend with a gun he found in the rubble of a destroyed building. The gun turns out to be a clue in a ten-year-old murder case.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Val Guest
CAST:  Steve Cochran  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Herbert Marshall  •  Nicole Maurey