Biography

Hal Chester started his career as a child actor in the United States, but in the mid-1950s moved to Britain, where he is remembered as the producer of films including the classic horror Night of the Demon (1957), as well as School for Scoundrels (1960).

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Hal Chester started his career as a child actor in the United States, but in the mid-1950s moved to Britain, where he is remembered as the producer of films including the classic horror Night of the Demon (1957), as well as School for Scoundrels (1960).

Personal Info

Known For Production

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1921-03-06

Day of Death 2012-03-25

Place of Birth Brooklyn, NY

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Also Known As

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Production TV ShowsMovies

2006 School for ScoundrelsExecutive Producer
1970 Take a Girl Like YouProducer
1960 School for ScoundrelsExecutive Producer
1957 Night of the DemonExecutive Producer
1957 The WeaponProducer
1956 The Bold and the BraveProducer
1955 CrashoutProducer
1953 The Beast from 20,000 FathomsCo-Producer
1950 Joe Palooka in the Squared CircleProducer
1950 The Underworld StoryProducer
1950 Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a ChanceProducer
1950 Joe Palooka Meets HumphreyProducer

Acting

1941 Sea Raiders as Swab
1940 Junior G-Men as Murph
1940 You're Not So Tough as Second Newsboy
1940 Boys of the City as Buster
1940 East Side Kids as Fred 'Dutch' Kuhn
1939 When Tomorrow Comes as Newsboy
1939 Code of the Streets as Murph
1938 Newsboys' Home as Murphy
1938 Little Tough Guys in Society as Murphy (as Hally Chester)
1938 Juvenile Court as Lefty
1938 Little Tough Guy as Dopey

Writing

2006 School for ScoundrelsAuthor
1960 School for ScoundrelsScreenplay
1957 Night of the DemonScreenplay
1957 The WeaponWriter
1955 CrashoutWriter

Directing

1960 School for ScoundrelsDirector

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