Roy William Neill

Biography

Roy William Neill (4 September 1887 – 14 December 1946) was a film director best known today for directing several of the Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, made between 1943 and 1946 and released by Universal Studios.

With his father as the captain, Neill wa...

22 titles Directing Writing

7.0

Dressed to Kill

1946 · Director

7.0

Black Angel

1946 · Director

7.0

Terror by Night

1946 · Director

7.1

Pursuit to Algiers

1945 · Director

7.5

The House of Fear

1945 · Director

6.9

The Woman in Green

1945 · Director

7.4

The Pearl of Death

1944 · Director

7.5

The Scarlet Claw

1944 · Director

5.8

Gypsy Wildcat

1944 · Director

7.0

Sherlock Holmes in Washington

1943 · Director

7.3

The Spider Woman

1943 · Director

7.2

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

1943 · Director

5.0

Rhythm of the Islands

1943 · Director

6.6

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

1943 · Director

6.5

Eyes of the Underworld

1942 · Director

6.1

Madame Spy

1942 · Director

6.5

Hoots Mon

1940 · Director

A Gentleman's Gentleman

1939 · Director

6.4

Doctor Syn

1937 · Director

6.2

Eight Bells

1935 · Director

6.8

The Lone Wolf Returns

1935 · Director

7.0

The Black Room

1935 · Director

6.1

Blind Date

1934 · Director

7.0

The 9th Guest

1934 · Director

6.8

Whirlpool

1934 · Director

6.1

Black Moon

1934 · Director

6.0

Mills of the Gods

1934 · Director

6.2

The Circus Queen Murder

1933 · Director

6.4

Above the Clouds

1933 · Director

5.8

As the Devil Commands

1933 · Director

7.1

The Menace

1932 · Director

6.2

The Good Bad Girl

1931 · Director

6.0

The Avenger

1931 · Director

Fifty Fathoms Deep

1931 · Director

6.8

Cock o' the Walk

1930 · Director

5.6

Just Like Heaven

1930 · Director

San Francisco Nights

1928 · Director

6.7

The Viking

1928 · Director

The City

1926 · Director

7.7

My Lady's Lips

1925 · Director

5.8

The Iron Trail

1921 · Director

6.1

Good References

1920 · Director

The Woman Gives

1920 · Director

6.3

Yes or No

1920 · Director

5.0

Vive la France!

1918 · Director

2 titles Directing Writing

7.5

The Scarlet Claw

1944 · Screenplay

6.5

Hoots Mon

1940 · Screenplay

6.7

The Viking

1928 · Writer