Jack Gold

Jack Gold

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1930-06-28 · Deathday: 2015-08-09 (85 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: London, England, UK

44 Movies · 9 TV shows

Biography

Jack Gold (28 June 1930 – 9 August 2015) was a British film and television director. He was part of the British realist tradition which followed the Free Cinema movement.

Personal Life

Gold married actress Denyse Alexander (née Macpherson) in 1957, with whom he shared a birthday - she was born in 1932. The couple had three children: Jamie, Nicholas and Kathryn.

Movies & TV shows

2004.

1 TV show
TV
The Brief

1998.

1 Movie
Goodnight, Mister Tom

Goodnight, Mister Tom

1998
We are in a village. Mr. Tom's grief over the death of his wife and son while he was in the navy made him a surly person. The children who were evacuated from London are being housed by volunteers. Pr...

1997.

1 Movie
Into the Blue

Into the Blue

1997
The island of Rhodes is the location of a contemporary thriller. A bankrupt former garage owner is hauled in by the police when a young English woman he has befriended goes missing. Under suspicion of...

1995.

1 Movie
Heavy Weather

Heavy Weather

1995
The Earl of Emsworth is ignorant of the fact that his brother is planning to publish a book which might ruin the family name forever, because he only cares about his prize pig. The Earl's nephew might...

1994.

2 Movies
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

1994
A blossoming romance between a pair of star-crossed lovers is interrupted by the failing economic fortunes of a small Nebraska town.
The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

1994
Eustacia Vye, an exquisite beauty despairing at her boring life on an English moor, sets up a fateful lovers' triangle when she uses her wiles to entice two men, a dashing suitor and a successful man ...

1993.

1 Movie

1991.

1 Movie
She Stood Alone

She Stood Alone

1991
Prudence Crandall establishes herself in Cantenbury, and starts a girls-school. When Eliza Harris, a black girl, wants to take lessons at this school, the local people resist and forbid their daughter...

1990.

1 Movie
The Rose and the Jackal

The Rose and the Jackal

1990
Rose O' Neal Greenhow was a spy for the Confederacy.

1989.

3 Movies
Ball-Trap On The Cote Sauvage

Ball-Trap On The Cote Sauvage

1989
Joe and Sarah Marriot are a couple of European campers who have pitched their tent for a little R and R at a campsite in France. The Marriots have a lot of people watching them and the other families ...
The Package

The Package

1
1989
A veteran Green Beret sergeant is trying to escort a prisoner back to the US but the prisoner escapes and the sergeant has to risk his life and limb to catch him.
Lost Angels

Lost Angels

1989
L.A. Rich L.A owned it. After his parents divorce, Tim was sent to an asylum because he couldn't fill the void with drugs and trouble. Will a mental health professional be able to help Tim?

1988.

2 Movies
Stones for Ibarra

Stones for Ibarra

1988
A couple moves to a small Mexican town called Ibarra. They help open a local mine which brings new life to the town and the local ways help the two of them find peace they were missing.
The Tenth Man

The Tenth Man

1988
The execution of one in ten prisoners was announced by the Germans after they arrested people at random off the streets of Paris. Lawyer Chavel was one of the victims and traded his place with another...

1987.

1 Movie
Escape from Sobibor

Escape from Sobibor

9
1987
The true story of the escape of over 300 prisoners from the notorious Sobibor Nazi death camp.

1986.

1 Movie
Murrow

Murrow

1986
You can follow the legendary news reporter/commentator from his radio broadcasts from the rooftops of London during the Blitz to his TV documentary series " See It Now" and his confrontations with the...

1985.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Me and the Girls

Me and the Girls

1985
George Banks was in charge of a dancing troupe.
TV
Screen Two

Screen Two

1985
There are made-for-television dramas.

1984.

2 Movies
Sakharov

Sakharov

1984
The biography of Russian physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his civil rights.
The Chain

The Chain

1984
There are seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day and each dependent on the other.

1983.

3 Movies
Red Monarch

Red Monarch

1983
British comedy poked fun at Stalin's inner circle. Despite rampant abuse of power and poisonous distrust, some still keep faith with the Bolshevist creed. In front of the firing squad, a bolshevist ex...
Macbeth

Macbeth

1983
Things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down after Duncan is murdered in order to gain his crown.
Good and Bad at Games

Good and Bad at Games

1983
The story concerns a group of English public schoolboys who bully and humiliate an unpopular younger student who is bad at games. Cox uses the naive and equal outsider Niles to find out more about the...

1982.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis

1982
A middle-aged professor's young bride and his assistant plan to commit a double murder, but discover too late that one of their intended victims has become a conspirator.
TV
Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis

1982
A middle-aged professor's young bride and his assistant plan to commit a double murder disguised as a "Crime Passionel", but discover too late that one of their intended victims has become a fellow co...

1981.

1 Movie
Bavarian Night

Bavarian Night

1981
The headmaster of St Peter's Primary School decided to hire a band to liven up the parents' social.

1980.

3 Movies
The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

10
1980
Antonio, a rich merchant, is depressed until his friend Bassanio tells him how he's in love with a woman. Portia's father left a strange will that only the man that picks the correct casket out of thr...
Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

1980
After the death of Errol's father, he and his mother lived in genteel poverty in Brooklyn. The Earl of Dorincourt disowned his son for marrying an American. After the death of the Earl's last son, he ...
A Walk in the Forest

A Walk in the Forest

1980
A writer is involved with a dissident.

1979.

1 Movie
Charlie Muffin

Charlie Muffin

1979
The Soviet spy network in England has been broken up. Charlie is wanted out by a new Director. British Intelligence and the CIA want him and will do anything to get him, after a high-ranking Soviet sp...

1978.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Sailor's Return

The Sailor's Return

1978
Based on the 1925 novel The Sailor's Return by David Garnett. A sailor returns to his hometown to open a pub bringing with him his new black wife. Very quickly they find themselves ostracised by the c...
The Medusa Touch

The Medusa Touch

1978
A French detective reconstructed the life of a man in a London hospital with the help of journals and a psychiatrist. The man had telekinetic abilities.
TV
BBC Television Shakespeare

BBC Television Shakespeare

1978
The plays of William Shakespeare are the subject of a series of British television adaptations. It was transmitted in the UK from 1978 to 1985 and spanned seven series. The first episode of the series...

1976.

1 Movie
Aces High

Aces High

1976
The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average life-span of a British pi...

1975.

2 Movies
Man Friday

Man Friday

1975
Englishman Robinson Crusoe, who was stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a black islander whom he names Friday. Crusoe is incapable of seeing Friday as anything other than a sav...
The Naked Civil Servant

The Naked Civil Servant

1975
The story of the life of Quentin Crisp, an Englishman who was brave enough to live his life according to his own style even in the hostile days of WW2.

1974.

1 Movie
Who?

Who?

1974
The Russians used metal implants to save the American scientist after he was injured in a car crash in the USSR. A specialist must determine who is under the "mask" once back in the States because no ...

1973.

2 Movies
The National Health

The National Health

1973
Peter Nichols adapted his play to the screen. It's as timely as ever, and it contrasts the appalling conditions in a overcrowded London hospital with a soap opera playing on the television there. Both...
The Catholics

The Catholics

1973
There is a set in the near future. The Catholic Church has joined other religions as a result of an ecumenical movement. A group of Irish monks rebel against this situation and react to the past by sa...

1972.

2 Movies
Stocker's Copper

Stocker's Copper

1972
Welsh police were sent to keep order in August 1913 after a strike at a Cornish clay pit. A miner is forced to take in a policeman as a lodger because he has no other source of income. Escalating tens...
The Gangster Show: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

The Gangster Show: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

1972
Artuto Ui is a notorious Chicago mobster who bears a striking resemblance to Hitler.

1970.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Mad Jack

Mad Jack

1970
The life of British Army lieutenant Siegfried Sassoon and his protests against the inhumanity of the First World War are dealt with in this game.
TV
Play for Today

Play for Today

1970
Play for Today was a British anthology drama series that aired on the BBC from 1970 to 1984. More than three hundred programmes, featuring original television plays, and adaptations of stage plays and...
The Reckoning

The Reckoning

1970
Michael Marler, a successful business man in London, is about to make his way to the top. The death of his father brings him - after 37 years - back to his hometown Liverpool, where he is confronted w...

1969.

1 Movie
Faith and Henry

Faith and Henry

1969
A coming of age story of an interracial relationship.

1968.

1 Movie
The Bofors Gun

The Bofors Gun

1968
David Warner, a national service NCO, comes face to face with an embittered Irish Gunner who is determined to humiliate him.

1967.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Dispute

Dispute

1967
The events of both sides of the conflict.
The Lump

The Lump

1967
The Lump explores exploitation and resistance within the building trade.

1965.

1 TV show
TV
Thirty-Minute Theatre

Thirty-Minute Theatre

1965
Thirty-Minute Theatre is an anthology drama series of short plays shown on BBC Television between 1965 and 1973, which was used in part at least as a training ground for new writers, on account of its...

1964.

1 TV show
TV
The Wednesday Play

The Wednesday Play

1964
The Wednesday Play is an anthology series of British television plays which ran on BBC1 from October 1964 to May 1970. The plays were usually written for television, although adaptations from other so...

1959.

2 Movies
The Visit

The Visit

1959
A brief visit by a young couple makes Alice painfully aware of how dull her life is.
Food for a Blush

Food for a Blush

1959
A surreal journey through bohemian Chelsea in the mid-1950s.

1951.

1 TV show
TV
Hallmark Hall of Fame

Hallmark Hall of Fame

8.33
1951
Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The longest-running primetime series in the history of tel...
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