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David Eady (1924–2009)

David Eady was born on April 22, 1924 in London, England. He was a director and assistant director, known for Three Cases of Murder (1955), Play Safe (1978) and Bridge of Time (1950). He died on April 5, 2009. See full bio »


(age 84)

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

Three Cases of Murder
Play Safe
Play Safe Director
Bridge of Time
Bridge of Time Director
Faces in the Dark


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 1981 A Town Called Charlie (Documentary short)
 1981 Mind Your Own Business (Short)
 1978/I Play Safe (Short)
 1977 Once Upon a Classic (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Night Ferry (1977)
 1976 Crime Casebook (Short)
 1974-1975 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Where's Johnny? (1975)
 1975 The Hostages
 1973 Anything Can Happen (Documentary short)
 1972 Hide and Seek
 1971 Betcher! (Short)
 1970 Scramble
 1968 Look at Life: Throwaway Society (Documentary short)
 1968 Men for Tomorrow (Documentary short)
 1964 The Saint (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hi-Jackers (1964)
 1964 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Verdict (1964)
 1962 The Pursuers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Truck (1962)
 1957 Zoo Baby
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Speed Kid (1956)
 1955-1956 The Ambermere Treasure (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1956)
- Episode #1.5 (1956)
- Episode #1.4 (1956)
- Episode #1.3 (1956)
- Episode #1.2 (1956)
 1955 File on Voronov (TV Movie)
 1955 Three Cases of Murder (segment "You Killed Elizabeth")
 1950 Bridge of Time (Short)
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Alternate Names:

David L. Eady

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British director, best known for children's films in the 1970's.

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