From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Francis Searle (14 March 1909 – 31 July 2002) was an English film director, writer and producer. He was active in the post Second World War cinema industry. Amongst the films he directed were The Lady Craved Excitement (1950), One Way Out (1955) and It All Goes to Show (1969). Description above from the Wikipedia article Francis Searle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.