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Val Guest (11 December 1911 – 10 May 2006) was a British film director, best known for his science-fiction films for Hammer Film Productions in the 1950s, but who also enjoyed a long, varied and active career in the film industry from the early 1930s up until the early 1980s.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Val Guest (11 December 1911 – 10 May 2006) was a British film director, best known for his science-fiction films for Hammer Film Productions in the 1950s, but who also enjoyed a long, varied and active career in the film industry from the early 1930s up until the early 1980s.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Val Guest  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 78

Birthday 1911-12-11

Day of Death 2006-05-10

Place of Birth London, England, UK

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Valmond Guest

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1984 Child's Play Director
1984 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (3 episodes)Director
1984 In Possession Director
1982 The Boys in Blue Director
1981 Dangerous Davies Director
1980 Shillingbury Tales (6 episodes)Director
1980 The Shillingbury Blowers Director
1976 Killer Force Director
1975 Space: 1999 (4 episodes)Director
1974 Confessions of a Window Cleaner Director
1972 The Adventurer (1 episode)Director
1972 Au Pair Girls Director
1971 The Persuaders! (2 episodes)Director
1970 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth Director
1970 Toomorrow Director
1968 Assignment K Director
1967 Casino Royale Director
1966 Where the Spies Are Director
1964 The Beauty Jungle Director
1963 80,000 Suspects Director
1962 Jigsaw Director
1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire Director
1960 The Full Treatment Director
1960 Hell Is a City Director
1960 Life Is a Circus Director
1959 Expresso Bongo Director
1959 Yesterday's Enemy Director
1958 Further Up the Creek Director
1958 The Camp on Blood Island Director
1958 Up the Creek Director
1957 The Abominable Snowman Director
1957 Quatermass II Director
1957 The Weapon Director
1957 Carry on Admiral Director
1956 It's a Wonderful World Director
1955 They Can't Hang Me Director
1955 The Quatermass Xperiment Director
1955 The Lyons in Paris Director
1955 Break in the Circle Director
1954 The Men of Sherwood Forest Director
1954 The Runaway Bus Director
1954 Dance Little Lady Director
1954 Life with the Lyons Director
1952 Penny Princess Director
1951 Mister Drake's Duck Director
1950 The Body Said No! Director
1949 Miss Pilgrim's Progress Director
1949 Murder at the Windmill Director
1948 William Comes to Town Director
1947 Just William's Luck Director
1945 I'll Be Your Sweetheart Director
1944 Give Us the Moon Director
1944 Bees in Paradise Director
1943 Miss London Ltd. Director

Writing

1981 Birds of Paradise Screenplay
1981 Dangerous Davies Screenplay
1976 Killer Force Screenplay
1974 Mission: Monte Carlo Writer
1972 Au Pair Girls Screenplay
1970 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth Writer
1970 Toomorrow Writer
1968 Assignment K Screenplay
1966 Where the Spies Are Screenplay
1964 The Beauty Jungle Screenplay
1963 80,000 Suspects Screenplay
1962 Jigsaw Screenplay
1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire Writer
1960 The Full Treatment Screenplay
1960 Dentist in the Chair Screenplay
1960 Hell Is a City Screenplay
1958 Further Up the Creek Writer
1958 The Camp on Blood Island Screenplay
1958 Up the Creek Writer
1957 Quatermass II Screenplay
1956 It's a Wonderful World Writer
1956 Blonde Bait Original Story
1955 They Can't Hang Me Screenplay
1955 The Quatermass Xperiment Screenplay
1955 The Lyons in Paris Writer
1955 Women Without Men Writer
1955 Break in the Circle Writer
1954 The Runaway Bus Writer
1954 Dance Little Lady Writer
1952 Penny Princess Writer
1951 Another Man's Poison Writer
1951 Mister Drake's Duck Writer
1951 Happy Go Lovely Screenplay
1949 Paper Orchid Screenplay
1949 Once Upon a Dream Story
1946 Walking on Air Writer
1944 Give Us the Moon Writer
1944 Bees in Paradise Writer
1943 Miss London Ltd. Writer
1942 King Arthur Was a Gentleman Writer
1942 Back-Room Boy Screenplay Original Story
1941 Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It Writer
1941 Gasbags Writer
1939 Ask a Policeman Screenplay
1937 Good Morning, Boys! Writer
1936 All In Writer
1936 Public Nuisance No. 1 Writer

Production

1966 Where the Spies Are Producer
1964 The Beauty Jungle Producer
1963 80,000 Suspects Producer
1962 Jigsaw Producer
1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire Producer
1960 The Full Treatment Producer
1959 Expresso Bongo Producer
1954 The Runaway Bus Producer

Acting

2008 The Making of 'Casino Royale' as Himself - Segment Director
1996 A Century of Science Fiction as Himself
1932 The Innocents of Chicago as Gangster
1932 The Maid of the Mountains as Party Guest
1932 Old Spanish Customers as Newspaper reporter

Crew

1994 Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Thanks
1967 Casino Royale Additional Dialogue

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