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Francis Searle (1909–2002)

Francis Searle was one of the more prolific of British directors. He started his career in 1936, making one-reel shorts, and graduated to two-reel documentaries and low-grade "B" pictures. In the 1970s he turned out a string of 30-minute comedies. His original career was as a layout artist in the advertising industry, but in the '30s he was hired ... See full bio »

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Celia Director
(1949)
The Man in Black Director
(1949)
Cloudburst Director
(1951)

Filmography

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 1971 A Couple of Beauties (Short)
 1971 A Hole Lot of Trouble (Short)
 1969 It All Goes to Show (Short)
 1968 Gold Is Where You Find It (Short)
 1968 Talk of the Devil (Short)
 1968 The Pale Faced Girl (Short)
 1962 Night of the Prowler (as Francis A. Searle)
 1962 Jailbreak
 1962 Emergency
 1959 Music with Max Jaffa (Short)
 1957 Celia (TV Mini-Series)
 1956 A Day of Grace (Short)
 1954-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Double Identity (1954)
 1955 One Way Out
 1955 The Vise (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rattan Trunk (1955)
 1954 Profile
 1953 Murder at 3am
 1953 Wheel of Fate
 1952 Bulldog Drummond (Short)
 1951 Cloudburst
 1949 Celia
 1945 Student Nurse (Short)
 1944 Sports Day (Short)
 1942 They Keep the Wheels Turning (Short) (as Francis A. Searle)
 1941 Hospital Nurse (Documentary short) (as Francis A. Searle)
 1941 Sam Pepys Joins the Navy (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

F. Searle | Francis A. Searle
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Nickname:

Frank

Star Sign:

Pisces

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