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Henry Cecil (I) (1902–1976)


English county court judge who wrote a series of comic novels about the British legal system.

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Brothers in Law
Misleading Cases
Brothers in Law


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 1973 Justice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Harriet Peterson Versus Dr. Moody (1973) ... (writer)
 1967-1968 Misleading Cases (TV Series) (additional material - 10 episodes)
- Who Giveth This Woman (1968) ... (additional material)
- The Tax on Virtue (1968) ... (additional material)
- Right of Way (1968) ... (additional material)
- Over My Shoulder Goes One Case (1968) ... (additional material)
- Is Britain a Free Country? (1967) ... (additional material)
 1963 Mr. Justice Duncannon (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Orders Not to Pay (1963) ... (writer)
- A Case of Whisky (1963) ... (writer)
- Trial and Error (1963) ... (writer)
- The Whole Truth (1963) ... (writer)
- Brief to Counsel (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- I Saw the Whole Thing (1962) ... (short story)
  Brothers in Law (TV Series) (additional material - 13 episodes, 1962) (novel "Brothers in Law" - 13 episodes, 1962)
- Counsel for the Prosecution (1962) ... (additional material) / (novel "Brothers in Law")
- Special Examiner (1962) ... (additional material) / (novel "Brothers in Law")
- Solicitor's Instructions (1962) ... (additional material) / (novel "Brothers in Law")
- Without Due Care (1962) ... (additional material) / (novel "Brothers in Law")
- With Use of Bath (1962) ... (additional material) / (novel "Brothers in Law")
 1957 Brothers in Law (novel)
 1953 The Disagreeable Man (TV Short) (from the novel: Ways and Means)

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Henry Cecil's novel, "Alibi for a Judge," was adapted by Felicity Douglas at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Andrew Cruickshank, Amanda Grinling, John Arnatt, and Colin Gordon in the cast. Hugh Goldie was director.

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English county court judge who wrote a series of comic novels about the British legal system.

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