Directors DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of CY ENDFIELD

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  1. Jim_K

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    DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of CY ENDFIELD

    Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

    CY ENDFIELD

    Universal Soldier (1971)
    De Sade (1969)
    Sands of the Kalahari (1965)
    Zulu (1964)
    Hide and Seek (1963)
    Mysterious Island (1961)
    ... aka Jules Verne's Mysterious Island (UK: complete title)
    Jet Storm (1959)
    ... aka Killing Urge (UK: reissue title)
    Sea Fury (1958)
    Hell Drivers (1957)
    ... aka Hard Drivers
    Child in the House (1956)
    The Master Plan (1955)
    Impulse (1954)
    The Secret (1954)
    The Limping Man (1953)
    Tarzan's Savage Fury (1952)
    ... aka Tarzan, the Hunted
    Colonel March Investigates (1952)
    ... aka Colonel March of Scotland Yard
    The Sound of Fury (1950)
    ... aka Try and Get Me (USA: reissue title)
    The Underworld Story (1950)
    ... aka The Whipped (preview title)
    Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)
    The Argyle Secrets (1948)
    Stork Bites Man (1947)
    Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946)
    Our Old Car (1946)
    Magic On a Stick (1946)
    The Great American Mug (1945)
    Dancing Romeo (1944)
    Tale of a Dog (1944)
    Radio Bugs (1944)
    Nostradamus IV (1944)
    Inflation (1942)
     
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    Ratings out of [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


    CY ENDFIELD (1914 - 1995)


    Universal Soldier (1971) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    De Sade (1969) [​IMG]
    Sands of the Kalahari (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Zulu (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Hide and Seek (1963) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Mysterious Island (1961)
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    Jet Storm (1959) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Sea Fury (1958) [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Hell Drivers (1957) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Child in the House (1956) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Master Plan (1955)
    Impulse (1954)
    The Secret (1954)
    The Limping Man (1953) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Tarzan's Savage Fury (1952) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Colonel March Investigates (1952)
    The Sound of Fury (1950) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Underworld Story (1950) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)
    The Argyle Secrets (1948)
    Stork Bites Man (1947)
    Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946)
    Our Old Car (1946)
    Magic On a Stick (1946)
    The Great American Mug (1945)
    Dancing Romeo (1944)
    Tale of a Dog (1944)
    Radio Bugs (1944)
    Nostradamus IV (1944)
    Inflation (1942)
     
  3. SteveGon

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    I've probably seen Zulu and Mysterious Island, don't remember much about 'em though.
     
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    In order of merit:


    1.Zulu (1964) ***
    2.Mysterious Island (1961) ***
    3.De Sade (1969) **1/2 - it should have been better, yes, but it's not quite as bad as it's reputed to be[​IMG]


    I'm interested in watching THE UNDERWORLD STORY (1950), THE SOUND OF FURY (1951) and HELL DRIVERS (1957).
     
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    Mysterious Island (1961)


    I've probably seen others, but this is the only one I remember.
     
  6. Steve Christou

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    Sands of the Kalahari (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Zulu (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Mysterious Island (1961)
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    aaah Zulu, great film, shown all the time on tv over here, a beloved favorite for the Brits along with The Italian Job (1969), the Connery Bonds and the 'Carry On's. [​IMG]

    Rankings

    1)Zulu
    2)Mysterious Island
    3)Sands of the Kalahari


    Average Rating 3.6 out of 5
     
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    Universal Soldier (1971)
    De Sade (1969)
    Dancing Romeo (1944)
    Tale of a Dog (1944)
    Radio Bugs (1944)
    Nostradamus IV (1944)
    Inflation (1942)

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    [​IMG] You're being generous Bill. I should have let you post first.
     
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    NHONS, been meaning to see Zulu but never gotten around to it.
     
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    Updated Master list...............................
     
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    Update:

    Sands of the Kalahari (1965)
     
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    The Underworld Story (1950)
     
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    The Great American Mug (1945)

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    Sands of the Kalahari is getting a Blu-ray release through Olive Films next month. I never heard of the film until I got an email from a local shop this morning announcing the release and in the description it says "survival film about a plane crash in the jungle" and likens it to Flight of the Phoenix, which I love. What is the general consensus here - is the film any good?
     
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    Luis, Sands of the Kalahari is pretty good and worth a watch. I'd also liken it somewhat to Flight of the Phoenix (of course) but it's got more in common with The Naked Prey.

    BTW the plane crash and story takes place in the Kalahari desert (not a jungle). If you like character driven adventure films from the same period (Zulu, Flight, Naked Prey, etc) chances are you'll also like Sands. It's also the best damn film featuring killer baboons you're ever likely ever see.

    Didn't know about the Blu-ray until you mentioned it. That's going on my shopping list for sure.
     
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    Thanks, Jim - definite buy for me, then. I''ll look into Naked Prey and grab a copy (if it's available, that is). EDIT: Just found out there's a 2008 Criterion DVD available. The question now is, do I wait for a (possible) Blu release or should I just grab this now. $35 is a bit steep for a 3-year-old DVD.
     
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    Luis, If you're set on buying it Barnes and Noble is running a 50% off sale on all Criterion titles so you can get it for $20


    http://video.barnesandnoble.com/u/DVD-The-Criterion-Collection-of-Special-Edition-DVDs/379000756


    Personally if I were in your shoes I'd wait for the blu-ray and just rent the DVD from Netflix, Blockbuster or borrow from your Library if any of those are options. I only blind buy if I have no other options or I find an insanely good deal on something, but that's me.
     
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    Sands of the Kalahari (1965)

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