Allan King

Allan King

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Allan King, film, director,
Photo of Allan King © 2009 Lois Siegel. Used with permission.
B: February 6, 1930 in Vancouver, BC
D: June 15, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario
Allan King was primarily a documentary filmmaker with some success working in fiction, particularly Who Has Seen the Wind and Termini Station. This list of credits was updated in February 2015

Learn more about Allan Winton King.
An Interview with Allan King.
Official website.


Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Skid Row (1956)
The Yukoner (1956)
Portrait of a Harbour (1957)
Gyppo Loggers (1957)
The Pemberton Valley (1957)
Where Will They Go (1958)
Report from Saigon (1959)

Bull Fight (1960)
India: Revolution by Consent (1960)
Rickshaw (1960)
A Matter of Pride (1960)
Morocco, Land of the Atlas (1961)
Josef Drenters (1961)
Three Yugoslavian Portraits (1961)
Dreams (1962)
The Pursuit of Happiness: Beyond the Welfare State (1962)
Hamburg, Germany (1963)
Le Grand Charles (1963)
Joshua, A Nigerian Portrait (1963)
The Peacemakers (1963)
The Field Day (1963)
Lynn Seymore: Our Dancing Export (1964)
Horseman, Pass By (1964)
Bjorn`s Inferno or The Devil To Pay (1964)
The Sound of Christopher Plummer (1964)
Running Away Backwards or Coming of Age in Ibiza (1964)
The Most Unlikely Millionaire (1965)
Warrendale (1967)
Who Is James Jones? (1968)
The New Woman (1968)
A Married Couple (1969)

Children in Conflict (1970)
Mortimer Griffin, Shalinsky and How They Settled the Jewish Question (1971)
Can I Count You In? (1972)

Delilah (1972)
Come On Children (1973)
A Bird in the House (TV-1974)
Pity the Poor Piper (1974)
Last of the Four-Letter Words (1975)
Baptizing (1975)
Six Years War (TV-1975)
Red Emma (TV-1976)
Theatre in Canada (1976)
Maria (1977
On the Job (1977)
Who Has Seen the Wind (1977)
One Night Stand (TV-1978)

Silence of the North (1981)
Ready for Slaughter (TV-1983)
Who`s in Charge (1983)
Tucker and the Horsethief (1985)
The Last Season (TV-1987)
Termini Station (1989)

Leonardo: A Dream of Flight (1998)
The Dragon`s Egg: Making Peace on the Wreckage
of the Twentieth Century (1998)

Dying at Grace (2004)
Memory for Ma, Claire, Ida and Company (2005)
EMPz 4 Life (2006)


TV Series – at least 1 episode:

In addition to documentary sequences, Allan King directed the following interviews for Close-up:

Brendan Behan, interviewed by Elaine Grand, 1959
Anthony Eden, interviewed by Blair Fraser, 1959
Orson Welles, interviewed by Bernard Braden, 1960
Jawaharlal Nehru, interviewed by Blair Fraser, 1960
Hewlett Johnson, interviewed by Douglas Leiterman, 1960
Arthur Koestler, interviewed by Elaine Grand, 1960
Peter Sellers, interviewed by Elaine Grand, 1960
Morris Schumaichter, interviewed by Blair Fraser, 1960
Lady [Kathleen] Epstein, interviewed by Elaine Grand, 1960
Frank Whittle, interviewed by Tom Hill, 1960
Thornton W. Burgess, interviewed by Bill Walker, 1960

The Collaborators (1974)

Home Fires (1983)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985, 1987, 1988)
Danger Bay (1986, 1987, 1988, 1990)
Friday the 13th (1987)
The Twilight Zone (1988)
Phillip Marlowe, Private Eye (1989)

Neon Rider (1990)
Lightening Force (1991)
Kurt Vonnegut`s Monkey House (1991)
Road to Avonlea (1991, 1992, 1994, 1996)
By Way of the Stars (1993)
Ready or Not (1994, 1996, 1997)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1994, 1995)
Twice in a Lifetime (1999, 2000)



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