Val Guest

Biography

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.

33 titles Directing Writing Acting

7.3

Child's Play

1984 · Director

In Possession

1984 · Director

4.5

The Boys in Blue

1982 · Director

7.3

Dangerous Davies

1981 · Director

6.4

The Shillingbury Blowers

1980 · Director

5.5

Killer Force

1976 · Director

4.0

Confessions of a Window Cleaner

1974 · Director

5.0

Au Pair Girls

1972 · Director

5.8

Toomorrow

1970 · Director

5.2

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

1970 · Director

5.5

Assignment K

1968 · Director

5.2

Casino Royale

1967 · Director

5.6

Where the Spies Are

1966 · Director

6.0

The Beauty Jungle

1964 · Director

5.9

80,000 Suspects

1963 · Director

7.2

Jigsaw

1962 · Director

7.2

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

1961 · Director

6.0

The Full Treatment

1960 · Director

7.2

Hell Is a City

1960 · Director

7.7

Life Is a Circus

1960 · Director

6.3

Expresso Bongo

1959 · Director

7.1

Yesterday's Enemy

1959 · Director

6.3

Up the Creek

1958 · Director

6.1

Further Up the Creek

1958 · Director

6.5

The Camp on Blood Island

1958 · Director

6.3

The Weapon

1957 · Director

6.5

The Abominable Snowman

1957 · Director

5.2

Carry on Admiral

1957 · Director

7.0

Quatermass II

1957 · Director

5.6

It's a Wonderful World

1956 · Director

6.7

The Quatermass Xperiment

1955 · Director

4.5

Break in the Circle

1955 · Director

5.9

They Can't Hang Me

1955 · Director

6.8

The Lyons in Paris

1955 · Director

4.9

Dance Little Lady

1954 · Director

5.9

The Men of Sherwood Forest

1954 · Director

6.3

The Runaway Bus

1954 · Director

7.2

Life with the Lyons

1954 · Director

6.0

Penny Princess

1952 · Director

5.5

Mister Drake's Duck

1951 · Director

3.8

The Body Said No!

1950 · Director

6.4

Miss Pilgrim's Progress

1949 · Director

6.3

Murder at the Windmill

1949 · Director

7.0

William Comes to Town

1948 · Director

7.0

Just William's Luck

1947 · Director

6.2

I'll Be Your Sweetheart

1945 · Director

6.0

Give Us the Moon

1944 · Director

5.2

Bees in Paradise

1944 · Director

6.2

Miss London Ltd.

1943 · Director

30 titles Directing Writing Acting

Birds of Paradise

1981 · Screenplay

7.3

Dangerous Davies

1981 · Screenplay

5.5

Killer Force

1976 · Screenplay

6.7

Mission: Monte Carlo

1974 · Writer

5.0

Au Pair Girls

1972 · Screenplay

5.2

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

1970 · Writer

5.8

Toomorrow

1970 · Writer

5.5

Assignment K

1968 · Screenplay

5.6

Where the Spies Are

1966 · Screenplay

6.0

The Beauty Jungle

1964 · Screenplay

5.9

80,000 Suspects

1963 · Screenplay

7.2

Jigsaw

1962 · Screenplay

7.2

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

1961 · Writer

7.2

Hell Is a City

1960 · Screenplay

6.0

The Full Treatment

1960 · Screenplay

5.1

Dentist in the Chair

1960 · Screenplay

6.1

Further Up the Creek

1958 · Writer

6.3

Up the Creek

1958 · Writer

6.5

The Camp on Blood Island

1958 · Screenplay

7.0

Quatermass II

1957 · Screenplay

5.6

It's a Wonderful World

1956 · Writer

5.7

Blonde Bait

1956 · Original Story

6.1

Women Without Men

1955 · Writer

5.9

They Can't Hang Me

1955 · Screenplay

6.8

The Lyons in Paris

1955 · Writer

4.5

Break in the Circle

1955 · Writer

6.7

The Quatermass Xperiment

1955 · Screenplay

4.9

Dance Little Lady

1954 · Writer

6.3

The Runaway Bus

1954 · Writer

6.0

Penny Princess

1952 · Writer

5.5

Mister Drake's Duck

1951 · Writer

7.1

Another Man's Poison

1951 · Writer

6.5

Happy Go Lovely

1951 · Screenplay

5.9

Paper Orchid

1949 · Screenplay

6.1

Once Upon a Dream

1949 · Story

Walking on Air

1946 · Writer

5.2

Bees in Paradise

1944 · Writer

6.0

Give Us the Moon

1944 · Writer

6.2

Miss London Ltd.

1943 · Writer

6.5

Back-Room Boy

1942 · Screenplay, Original Story

5.7

King Arthur Was a Gentleman

1942 · Writer

5.4

Gasbags

1941 · Writer

7.0

Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It

1941 · Writer

7.6

Ask a Policeman

1939 · Screenplay

7.0

Good Morning, Boys!

1937 · Writer

All In

1936 · Writer

0 titles Directing Writing Acting

6.1

Old Spanish Customers

1932 · Newspaper reporter

The Innocents of Chicago

1932 · Gangster

The Maid of the Mountains

1932 · Party Guest