Ken Hughes

Director, Sound engineer, Projectionist
Began his career making training shorts for the military and directed his first feature in 1952. After establishing himself as an effective craftsman in the 1950s Hughes moved onto lush, big-budget productions in the ... Read more »
Born: 01/18/1922 in Liverpool, England, GB

Filmography

Director (11)

Terror Eyes 1980 (Movie)

(Director)

Sextette 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Alfie Darling 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

The Internecine Project 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Cromwell 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Casino Royale 1967 (Movie)

(Director)

Arrivederci, Baby! 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

Of Human Bondage 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

The Trials of Oscar Wilde 1959 (Movie)

(Director)

The Deadliest Sin 1955 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (10)

Alfie Darling 1973 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cromwell 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 1968 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Arrivederci, Baby! 1966 (Movie)

(From Story)

Arrivederci, Baby! 1966 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Trials of Oscar Wilde 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

High Flight 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Town on Trial 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Deadliest Sin 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The House Across the Lake (Movie)

(Book Author)
Producer (1)

Arrivederci, Baby! 1966 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Began his career making training shorts for the military and directed his first feature in 1952. After establishing himself as an effective craftsman in the 1950s Hughes moved onto lush, big-budget productions in the 60s and 70s.

Milestones

1952

Debut as screenwriter and director with "Wide Boy"

Made army training films during WW II

Became sound engineer

Won contest as amateur filmmaker aged 14

Joined BBC at age 16

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