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John Paddy Carstairs (1910–1970)

Writer-director John Paddy Carstairs was born Nelson Keys, the son of actor Nelson Keys and the brother of producer Anthony Nelson Keys, in London, England, in 1910. Beginning his career as an assistant cameraman, he worked his way up to screenwriter and made his directorial debut in 1933. While never at the front rank of British directors, he ... See full bio »

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Known For

Trouble in Store
Trouble in Store Director
(1953)
One Good Turn
One Good Turn Director
(1955)
Man of the Moment
(1955)
Sands of the Desert
(1960)

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Other Works:

Novel: "Solid, Said the Earl" (filmed as A Yank in Ermine (1955)). See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Carstairs | Paddy Carstairs
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Trivia:

Saint creator Leslie Charteris dedicated his 1963 book "The Saint in the Sun" to the director, who had shot The Saint in London (1939) and helped pave the way for the Roger Moore TV series by recommending producers Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman to the author. He helmed The Saint: The Arrow of God (1962) and The Saint: The Romantic Matron (1964) for this run. See more »

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