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Thomas Burke (III) (1886–1945)

British essayist and novelist Thomas Burke was born in London in 1886. His father died when Thomas was still an infant. He lived on and off with a succession of relatives, and spent four years in an orphanage. After graduating school at age 15 he took a variety of jobs, but his interest was always in writing (he sold his first story at age 16). He ... See full bio »
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 1956-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Father and Son (1957) ... (story)
- The Hands of Mr. Ottermole (1957) ... (story)
- John Brown's Body (1956) ... (story)
 1955 O Contador de Histórias (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Suspense (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1949 - 1950) (from an original story by - 1 episode, 1949)
- The Hands of Mr. Ottermole (1950) ... (story)
- The Hands of Mr. Ottermole (1949) ... (story)
- The Yellow Scarf (1949) ... (from an original story by)
 1949 No Way Back (story "Beryl and the Croucher")
 1936 Broken Blossoms (novel "The Chink and the Child")
 1926 Twinkletoes (novel "Twinkletoes, a Tale of Chinatown")
 1926 London
 1921 Dream Street (short story collection "Limehouse Nights")
 1919 Broken Blossoms (adapted from a story by)

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