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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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