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John McCallum

John McCallum



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Director (feature film)

Nickel Queen (1971) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Smiley (1957) as Jim Rankin
Trouble in the Glen (1954) as Malcolm MacFarr
Major Jim "Lance" Lansing (Forrest Tucker), an American ex-pilot of the U.S. Air Corps, returns to Scotland after the war and finds much trouble in the glen where he settles because of the high-handed activites of the local laird, Sanin Mengues (Orson Welles), a wealthy South American who, with his daughter Marilla (Margaret Lockwood), has returned to the land of his forefathers. Led by Lansing, the people eventually prevail upon Mengues to restore peace to the glen, but not before a brutish fight between Lansing and Parlan (Victor McLaglen), the Mengues foreman.
Devil on Horseback (1954) as Charles Roberts
Trent's Last Case (1953) as John Marlowe
A police detective on the verge of retirement investigates a socialite accused of murdering her wealthy husband.
Melba (1953) as Charles Armstrong
The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soporano who rose to operatic fame in the latter part of the 19th century and who had a desert and form of dry toast (true) named after her. In her film debut, the Metropolitan opera's Patrice Munsel, plays the title role in a film that primarily strings together eight excerts from well-known operas as well as one or two lighter numbers and a montage of famous opera personalities featuring the chorus of the Covent Garden Opera and members of the Sadler Wells Ballet. The story follows the career of Melba from the time she left her father's Australian cattle ranch and a suitor to travel to Paris to get her voice training, and picks up another suitor. She debuts in Brussells and is a smash hit followed by international fame. The suitor from Australia shows up in Monte Carlo, marries her and soon is cast in the role of "Mr. Melba" until he can take it no longer and returns to Australia, while Melba decides her voice belongs to the world and sadly goes on alone.
Long Memory, The (1952)
After doing time for a crime he didn't commit, a man must choose between revenge and building a new life.
Four Against Fate (1952) as Tommy Dillon
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) as Larry Burns
A naïve and talentless girl wins a beauty contest by mistake only to find herself caught up in the troubles of show business.
Miranda (1948)
A doctor on fishing holiday catches a mermaid by mistake.
Calendar, The (1948)
A couple goes to Armenia to take photographs of churches for a calendar. The woman falls in love with their guide and stays behind with him.
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) as Store helper
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
It's another rainy Sunday in Bethnal Green, in London's East End--and another dull one for Googie Withers: rapping on the bedroom wall to summon good stepdaughter to start the tea; nagging her decent but dull hubby to fix a broken window; battling with late-night-partying-with-married-man stepdaughter; and then running through the rain to the backyard bomb shelter/tool shed to find ex-lover John McCallum, fresh from his Dartmoor prison breakout.
The Green Years (1946) as Baggage man
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Little old man
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
Held for Ransom (1938) as Dad Kimball
Another Dawn (1937) as Nurse
An officer''''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
The White Angel (1936) as Secretary
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as Cockney man
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
A Tailor Made Man (1922) as Butler
John Paul Bart is mistaken for the arbitrator in a big steamship labor case when in actuality he is a lowly pants presser. When the truth comes out, he proves that he is not merely an impostor but a young man of promise. He sets out to win legitimately the position he had held by mistake.

Cinematography (feature film)

Double Impact (1991)
Twin brothers meet, after being raised apart in different cultures, and take on the Chinese mafia in Hong Kong to avenge the murder of their parents and to reclaim their stolen inheritance.
Dog Tags (1990)
Action adventure about the mysterious disappearance of $5,000,000 in gold during the Vietnam War.
Bloodsport (1988)
American soldier and martial arts master Frank Dux gets an invitation to "The Kumite," an illegal martial arts tournament in Hong Kong, where only the world''s best fighters are invited. While eluding American agents set on bringing him back to the U.S., Frank enters the competition, which no Westerner has even won before.
Tarka the Otter (1979) as Director Of Photography

Writer (feature film)

Nickel Queen (1971) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

Highest Honor - A True Story, The (1984) as Executive Producer
Attack Force Z (1982) as Executive Producer
Commandos set out to rescue survivors of a plane crash on a Japanese held island during WW II.
Nickel Queen (1971) as Producer

Music (feature film)

Young Goodman Brown (1994) as Music
A period piece set in New England in the late 1600s, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic short story of one man's struggle with devil; the demon is both manifested as Satan and internalized within himself.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Last Horror Film, The (1984) as Additional Photography

Cast (special)

Melba (1989)
A four-part "Great Performances" presentation dramatizing the life of world-renowned opera star Nellie Melba, whose career spanned 40 years beginning in 1885. The story follows Melba from her early days as a plantation owner's wife in Australia to her stardom in the opera houses and courts of Europ

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