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David MacDonald (I) (1904–1983)

Scottish-born David MacDonald got his training in the industry in the US under celebrated producer/director Cecil B. DeMille, who hired him in 1929 as a production assistant. MacDonald returned to Britain in 1936 after his apprenticeship with DeMille and secured a job as a director on what were called "quota quickies", films that were made quickly... See full bio »


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 1963 The Third Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A King's Ransom (1963)
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pipeline (1960)
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- The Missile (1959)
- The Choice (1959)
- Night Flight (1959)
 1958 The Moonraker (as David Macdonald)
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Jack the Ripper (TV Movie)
 1958 The Veil (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Jack the Ripper (1958)
 1957 Small Hotel
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Coward (1957)
- The White Kepi (1957)
 1957 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 The New Adventures of Martin Kane (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Burgundy (1956)
- The Experiment (1956)
- Albania (1956)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Bamboo Bars (1956)
- Teddy Gang (1956)
 1955 Final Column
 1955 Man in Demand
 1954-1955 The Vise (TV Series) (48 episodes)
- Stranger in Town (1955) ... (as David Macdonald)
- Death Takes No Holiday (1955) ... (as David Macdonald)
- Two of a Kind (1955) ... (as David Macdonald)
- Money to Burn (1955) ... (as David Macdonald)
- Side Entrance (1955) ... (as David Macdonald)
 1954 One Just Man
 1954 The Dancing Bear (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Final Link (1954)
- Helga (1954)
- Josef (1954)
- Julius (1954)
- Kurt (1954)
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jeannie (1954)
 1953 Operation Malaya (Documentary)
 1952 Tread Softly
 1952 The Big Frame
 1950 Cairo Road
 1949 Diamond City
 1948 Snowbound (as David Macdonald)
 1947 The Brothers
 1943 Desert Victory (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1941 This England
 1941 Men of the Lightship (Documentary short)
 1939 Remember When
 1938 Make It Three
 1937 It's Never Too Late to Mend (as David Macdonald)
 1937 Double Alibi (Short)
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