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Hall Caine (1853–1931)

Novelist and dramatist Hall Caine, though largely forgotten now, was a hugely popular writer in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Born Thomas Henry Hall Caine on May 14, 1853, in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, his father was a Manx Man who moved to Liverpool, where he apprenticed as a ship's smith. After Hall's birth (he hated the name Thomas and... See full bio »


(age 78) in Isle of Man, UK

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 1929 The Manxman (novel - as Sir Hall Caine)
 1929 The Bondman (novel)
 1927 Barbed Wire (based on novel: "The Woman of Knockaloe")
 1924 Name the Man (novel "The Master of Man; the Story of a Sin")
 1923 The Eternal City (novel)
 1923 The Prodigal Son (novel)
 1923 The Christian (novel - play)
 1919 The Woman Thou Gavest Me (novel)
 1918 Victory and Peace (writer)
 1917 The Red Samson (novel)
 1917 The Deemster (novel)
 1916 The Manxman (novel)
 1916 The Bondman (novel)
 1915 The Christian (novel)
 1915 The Eternal City (novel - play)
 1914 The Christian (novel - play)
 1911 The Christian (Short) (play)
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 1922 Screen Snapshots, Series 3, No. 15 (Documentary short)
 1909 Hall Caine at Home (Documentary short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "The Prodigal Son". Drama. Directed by Murray Carson. New Amsterdam Theatre: 4 Sep 1905-Oct 1905 (closing date unknown/42 performances). NOtE: Filmed as The Prodigal Son (1923). See more »

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Sir Hall Caine

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He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1918 King's New Year's Honours List before being awarded the Companion of Honour in the 1922 King's Honours List for his services to Literature. See more »

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