Alan Gibson (director)

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Alan Gibson (April 28, 1938, London, Ontario, Canada – July 5, 1987, London, UK) was a Canadian director active in British film and television. Particularly notable for his work in horror, cinematic films directed by him include Journey to Midnight (1968), Crescendo (1970), Dracula A.D. 1972, The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1974), Checkered Flag or Crash (1977) and Witness for the Prosecution (1982). His television work includes The Capone Investment (1974), Churchill and the Generals (1979) and The Charmer (1987).

Alan Gibson came up with the idea for The Flipside of Dominick Hide (1980), a Play for Today he co-wrote with Jeremy Paul and directed. The two men collaborated again on its sequel Another Flip for Dominick (1982).[1]


  1. ^ Richard Hewett "Flipside of Dominick Hide, The (1980)", BFI screenonline

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