John Shirley

Forename/s: 
John
Family name: 
Shirley
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Interview Number: 
301
Interview Date(s): 
29 Sep 1993
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Duration (mins): 
135

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behp0301-john-shirley-biography

John Shirley has more than fifty feature editing credits, many listed below, covering every type of production.

He has worked with – among others – Directors and Producers such as Cubby Broccoli, David Puttnam [BEHP Interview 600], Arthur Hiller, Guy Hamilton, Lewis Gilbert [Interview 386], Alvin Rakoff, Raoul Walsh and J. Lee Thompson.

He has many nominations, including two Emmys and one BAFTA . His credits range over two ‘Bonds’ one ‘Superman’ Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Reach for the Sky, Lion of the Desert together with the earliest of the ‘Carry On’ series. He has worked all over the World: USA, Canada, Malaya, North and South Africa, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and Zimbabwe.

behp0301-john-shirley cv/filmography

[NB May be incomplete. DS]

Superman IV

Paradise Postponed (13x 1hr episodes).

King Solomon’s Mines

Hitler’s S.S.

Kim

Savage Islands

Experience Preferred but not Essential

P’Tang Yang Kipperbang

Lion of the Desert

City on Fire

Tomorrow Never Comes

Winners II

The Squeeze

The Man with the Golden Gun

Live and Let Die

The Internacine Affair

Zeppelin

The Fourteen

When Eight Bells Toll

Red Tent (Italian version)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Dr. Faustus

Drop Dead Darling

Promise her Anything

Joey Boy

Seventh Dawn

I Could Go on Singing

Carry on Nurse (and 9 more pictures for Peter Rodgers/Gerald Thomas)

Sherriff of Fractured Jaw

Carve Her Name with Pride

Seven Thunders

Up in the World

Reach for the Sky

Man of the Moment

Scarlet Spear

Hot Ice

Gathering Storm

Blackmailed

Wild Justice (2x2hrs)

To be the Best (2 x 2hrs)

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Michael Caine version)

Out of Time

Voice of the Heart (2x2hrs)

 

 

 

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