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Philip Martell (1907–1993)

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British conductor, a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music. Worked in the West End of London, conducting musicals, before starting film work as an arranger in the early 30s. Sponsored by director Val Guest to join Hammer Studios in 1954. Eventually succeeded John Hollingsworth as musical director after 1963. Worked in the same capacity for ...

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(age 85) in London, England, UK

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 1994 Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (TV Movie documentary) (conductor: archive music - as Phillip Martel)
 1989 Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1985 Murder Elite (music supervisor)
 1984 Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (TV Movie) (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (conductor) / (music supervisor)
 1984 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (TV Series) (music supervisor - 7 episodes)
- Child's Play (1984) ... (music supervisor - as Phillip Martell)
- The Late Nancy Irving (1984) ... (music supervisor - as Phillip Martell)
- A Distant Scream (1984) ... (music supervisor - as Phillip Martell)
- Czech Mate (1984) ... (music supervisor - as Phillip Martell)
- The Sweet Scent of Death (1984) ... (music supervisor - as Phillip Martell)
 1980 George and Mildred (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series) (music supervisor - 13 episodes)
- The Mark of Satan (1980) ... (music supervisor)
- The Two Faces of Evil (1980) ... (music supervisor)
- Visitor from the Grave (1980) ... (music supervisor)
- Guardian of the Abyss (1980) ... (music supervisor)
- Carpathian Eagle (1980) ... (music supervisor)
 1980 Rising Damp (music supervisor)
 1979 Yanks (musical advisor)
 1979 The Lady Vanishes (musical director)
 1977 The Uncanny (conductor)
 1977 The Last Remake of Beau Geste (music supervisor)
 1976 To the Devil a Daughter (music supervisor)
 1975 The Ghoul (music supervisor)
 1975 Legend of the Werewolf (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1975 The Spiral Staircase (musical director)
 1975 My Nights with Susan, Sandra, Olga & Julie (musical director)
 1974 Man About the House (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1974 The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (music supervisor)
 1974 Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (music supervisor)
 1974 Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1974 Shatter (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1973 Holiday on the Buses (music supervisor)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1973 The Satanic Rites of Dracula (music supervisor)
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (music supervisor)
 1973 Dark Places (conductor - as Philip Martell)
 1973 Man at the Top (music supervisor)
 1973 Nothing But the Night (musical director)
 1972 Nearest and Dearest (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1972 That's Your Funeral (music supervisor)
 1972 Demons of the Mind (music supervisor)
 1972 Innocent Bystanders (music supervisor)
 1972 Fear in the Night (music supervisor)
 1972 Straight on Till Morning (musical director)
 1972 Dracula A.D. 1972 (music supervisor)
 1972 Mutiny on the Buses (musical supervisor)
 1972 Vampire Circus (music supervisor) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1971 Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (music supervisor)
 1971 Hands of the Ripper (musical supervisor)
 1971 Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (musical supervisor)
 1971 Twins of Evil (musical supervisor)
 1971 On the Buses (musical supervisor)
 1971 Creatures the World Forgot (music supervisor)
 1971 Countess Dracula (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1971 Lust for a Vampire (musical supervisor)
 1971 Never Go with Strangers (Short) (conductor)
 1970 Scars of Dracula (musical supervisor)
 1970 The Horror of Frankenstein (music supervisor)
 1970 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1970 The Vampire Lovers (musical supervisor)
 1970 Cry of the Banshee (conductor: original version)
 1970 Crescendo (conductor)
 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1970 Foreign Exchange (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1969 Run a Crooked Mile (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1969 The Spy Killer (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1969 Moon Zero Two (musical supervisor)
 1969 The Bushbaby (music supervisor)
 1969 The Oblong Box (conductor)
 1969 The File of the Golden Goose (music supervisor)
 1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (musical director)
 1968-1969 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series) (music supervisor - 5 episodes)
- The Madison Equation (1969) ... (music supervisor)
- Poor Butterfly (1969) ... (music supervisor)
- The Last Visitor (1969) ... (music supervisor)
- Girl of My Dreams (1968) ... (music supervisor)
- Eve (1968) ... (music supervisor)
 1968 Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (musical supervisor)
 1968 Hostile Witness (music supervisor)
 1968 The Devil Rides Out (musical supervisor)
 1968 The Lost Continent (musical supervisor)
 1968 The Vengeance of She (musical supervisor)
 1968 The Anniversary (musical supervisor)
 1967 Five Million Years to Earth (musical supervisor)
 1967 Torture Garden (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (conductor)
 1967 Danger Route (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1967 Blood Fiend (conductor)
 1967 The Cuckoo Patrol (musical director)
 1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood (music supervisor)
 1967 It! (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music director)
 1967 Savage Justice (musical director)
 1967 To Sir, with Love (conductor)
 1967 They Came from Beyond Space (conductor)
 1967 The Viking Queen (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1967 Frankenstein Created Woman (musical supervisor)
 1967 The Mummy's Shroud (musical supervisor)
 1967 The Terrornauts (conductor)
 1967 Prehistoric Women (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1966 The Deadly Bees (conductor) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1966 One Million Years B.C. (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1966 The Witches (musical supervisor)
 1966 The Frozen Dead (musical director)
 1966 Where the Bullets Fly (musical director)
 1966 The Brides of Fu Manchu (conductor)
 1966 Run with the Wind (conductor)
 1966 Rasputin: The Mad Monk (musical supervisor)
 1966 The Reptile (musical supervisor)
 1966 The Psychopath (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (conductor - as Phillip Martell)
 1966 Dracula: Prince of Darkness (musical supervisor) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1966 The Plague of the Zombies (musical supervisor)
 1965 Monster of Terror (musical director)
 1965 The Nanny (musical supervisor)
 1965 Spaceflight IC-1: An Adventure in Space (musical director - uncredited)
 1965 The Brigand of Kandahar (musical supervisor)
 1965 The Skull (conductor)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica (conductor)
 1965 The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1965/I She (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1965 Hysteria (music supervisor)
 1965 Die! Die! My Darling! (musical supervisor)
 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (conductor)
 1965 Walk a Tightrope (musical director)
 1964 Man with Two Faces (musical director)
 1964 The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical supervisor)
 1964 The Earth Dies Screaming (musical director)
 1964 Night Train to Paris (conductor - as Phillip Martell)
 1964 Escape by Night (musical director)
 1964 The Horror of It All (conductor - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1964 Do You Know This Voice? (conductor)
 1964 The Eyes of Annie Jones (musical director)
 1964 The Evil of Frankenstein (music supervisor)
 1964 Witchcraft (musical director)
 1964 Peter Studies Form (Short) (musical director)
 1963 The Small World of Sammy Lee (musical director)
 1963 Master Spy (musical director)
 1962 Fog for a Killer (musical director)
 1962 Dead Man's Evidence (musical director - as Phillip Martell)
 1962 Night Creatures (musical director)
 1962 She Knows Y'Know (musical director)
 1962 Emergency (musical director)
 1961 Freedom to Die (musical director)
 1961 The Third Alibi (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1961 Mary Had a Little... (musical director)
 1961 Three on a Spree (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director)
 1961 The Snake Woman (musical director)
 1961 Doctor Blood's Coffin (musical director)
 1960 The House in Marsh Road (musical director)
 1960 Hotel Imperial (TV Series) (associate conductor - 1 episode)
- The Leopardess in 424 (1960) ... (associate conductor)
 1960 Jackpot (musical director)
 1959 The Price of Silence (musical director)
 1959 Hot Money Girl (musical director)
 1959 Home Is the Hero (musical director)
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- A Pair of Eyes (1959) ... (musical director)
 1958 London Calling (musical director)
 1957 The Surgeon's Knife (musical director)
 1957 Menace in the Night (musical director)
 1957 Saint Joan (conductor - uncredited)
 1957 No Road Back (musical director)
 1956 The Hideout (musical director)
 1956 Let's Stay Home (TV Series) (musical director - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 July 1956 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 2 July 1956 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 25 June 1956 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 11 June 1956 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 4 January 1956 (1956) ... (musical director)
 1956 Guilty? (musical director)
 1956 The Man in the Road (musical director)
 1955-1956 Confidentially (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 January 1956 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 12 December 1955 (1955) ... (musical director)
 1955 Postmark for Danger (musical director)
 1955 Escapade (musical director)
 1955 Cartouche (musical director - English language version)
 1955 One Good Turn (musical director)
 1954 The Runaway Bus (musical director)
 1954 Adventure in the Hopfields (musical director)
 1953 Trouble in Store (musical director)
 1953 The Long Rope (musical director)
 1953 Break to Freedom (musical director)
 1953 Desperate Moment (musical director)
 1953 The Slasher (musical director)
 1953 Top of the Form (musical director)
 1952 Twilight Women (musical director)
 1952 Made in Heaven (musical director)
 1952 Penny Princess (musical director)
 1952 Bachelor in Paris (musical director)
 1951 Another Man's Poison (musical director)
 1951 Mister Drake's Duck (musical director)
 1950 Miss Pilgrim's Progress (musical director)
 1949 Mystery at the Burlesque (musical director)
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British conductor, a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music. Worked in the West End of London, conducting musicals, before starting film work as an arranger in the early 30s. Sponsored by director Val Guest to join Hammer Studios in 1954. Eventually succeeded John Hollingsworth as musical director after 1963. Worked in the same capacity for Tyburn Films. Later headed his own orchestra, ... See more »

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