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John Peverall (1931–2009)

John Peverall was born in 1931 in Islington, London, England as John Charles Peverall. He was an assistant director and producer, known for The Deer Hunter (1978), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and The Pirates of Blood River (1962). He was married to Hersha Parady and Tessa Schneider. He died on October 3, 2009. See full bio »


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Known For

The Deer Hunter Producer
The Pirates of Blood River Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Quadrophenia Producer


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 1974 From Beyond the Grave (first assistant director)
 1969 The Assassination Bureau (assistant director)
 1968 Only When I Larf (assistant director)
 1967 Those Fantastic Flying Fools (assistant director)
 1967 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (first assistant director)
 1965-1966 Court Martial (TV Series) (assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Achilles' Heel (1966) ... (assistant director)
- The Liberators (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Judge Them Gently (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Taps for the Sergeant (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Silence Is the Enemy (1966) ... (assistant director)
 1966 Khartoum (assistant director)
 1965 Masquerade (assistant director)
 1964 The Moon-Spinners (assistant director)
 1964 This Is My Street (assistant director)
 1963 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (assistant director - 3 episodes)
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 3 (1963) ... (assistant director)
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 2 (1963) ... (assistant director)
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 1 (1963) ... (assistant director)
 1963 Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow (assistant director)
 1963 West 11 (assistant director)
 1962 These Are the Damned (assistant director)
 1962 The Primitives (assistant director)
 1962 The Phantom of the Opera (assistant director)
 1962 Night Creatures (assistant director)
 1962 The Traitors (assistant director)
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River (assistant director)
 1961 Cash on Demand (assistant director)
 1961 Watch it, Sailor! (assistant director)
 1961 The Curse of the Werewolf (assistant director)
 1961 The Shadow of the Cat (assistant director)
 1961 The Terror of the Tongs (assistant director)
 1960 The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (assistant director)
 1960 The Brides of Dracula (assistant director)
 1960 Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (assistant director)
 1959 The Stranglers of Bombay (assistant director)
 1959 The Ugly Duckling (assistant director)
 1959 The Mummy (assistant director)
 1959 Yesterday's Enemy (assistant director)
 1959 The Man Who Could Cheat Death (assistant director)
 1959 The Hound of the Baskervilles (assistant director)
 1958 The Supreme Secret (assistant director)
 1958 Further Up the Creek (assistant director)
 1958 Up the Creek (first assistant director)
 1958 Prescription for Murder (assistant director)
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