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Douglas Hickox (1929–1988)


Began as an assistant director and second unit director in the 1950's, graduating to full director in 1962. Before working on feature films, he also directed hundreds of commercials. As part of a bequest, the Douglas Hickox Award is given to a British director on their debut feature. See more trivia »


(age 59) in London, England, UK

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 1961 Murder She Said (assistant director)
 1961 Double Bunk (second unit director)
 1961 The Snake Woman (assistant director)
 1960 The House in Marsh Road (first assistant director)
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series) (second unit director - 13 episodes)
- The Big Plot (1959) ... (second unit director)
- Shadow Bomb (1959) ... (second unit director)
- The Rocket (1959) ... (second unit director)
- Man in Power (1959) ... (second unit director)
- The White Rabbit (1959) ... (second unit director)
 1958 Missiles from Hell (assistant director)
 1958 Fiend Without a Face (assistant director)
 1958 The Haunted Strangler (assistant director)
 1958 The Spaniard's Curse (assistant director)
 1958 Mingaloo (Short) (assistant director)
 1957 Strangers' Meeting (assistant director - as Douglas Hikox)
 1956 The Secret Tent (assistant director)
 1956 Shadow of a Man (first assistant director)
 1955 It's a Great Day (assistant director)
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Stocking (1955) ... (assistant director)
- The Orderly (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Salt Land (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1955 They Can't Hang Me (assistant director)
 1955 The Secret (assistant director)
 1955 Shadow of Fear (assistant director)
 1954 Time Is My Enemy (assistant director)
 1954 The Master Plan (assistant director)
 1954 Adventure in the Hopfields (assistant director)
 1953 Black 13 (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1953 Murder at 3am (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1953 Both Sides of the Law (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1953 Raiders in the Sky (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1950 Prelude to Fame (third assistant director - uncredited)
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