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Sompote Saengduenchai, better known as Sompote Sands (born 1941) is a Thai film director. He is best known for directing several Thai films such as The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army, Hanuman and the Five Riders, the 1980 cult classic Crocodile, Phra Rod Meree and the 1985 children's film Magic Lizard. He was a major part of the licensing rights dispute of Ultraman outside of Japan, claiming to have co-ownership of Ultraman outside of Japan, rumored to have arisen from a drunken gamble with Hajime Tsuburaya (Son of Eiji Tsuburaya) over the rights to the Ultra Series.