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T.E.B. Clarke (1907–1989)

T.E.B. 'Tibby' Clarke graduated with a law degree from Cambridge University, but decided that writing was more his forte. He started on that career path first as writer for a magazine in Australia, than back in London freelancing as a journalist. He also had jobs on Fleet Street, worked in advertising, as a door-to-door salesman, briefly served in... See full bio »


(age 81) in Surrey, England, UK

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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The Lavender Hill Mob
Dead of Night
Dead of Night Writer
All at Sea
All at Sea Writer
Sons and Lovers


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 1978 A Hitch in Time (original story) / (script)
 1976-1978 The Cedar Tree (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Fool's Paradise (1978)
 1971 Shirley's World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Knightmare (1971) ... (writer)
 1970-1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Wife Trouble (1971) ... (written by)
- The Difficult Passenger (1970) ... (written by)
 1967 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Wide Open Door (1967) ... (story - teleplay)
 1966 A Man Could Get Killed (screenplay)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rogue's Harvest (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Sons and Lovers (screenplay)
 1958 Law and Disorder (screenplay)
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard (screenplay)
 1958 A Tale of Two Cities (screenplay)
 1957 All at Sea (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Who Done It? (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 The Rainbow Jacket (original screenplay)
 1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt (original screenplay)
 1951 Encore (screenplay - segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob (original screenplay)
 1950 The Magnet (original screenplay)
 1950 The Blue Lamp (screenplay)
 1949 Train of Events (original screenplay)
 1949 Passport to Pimlico (original screenplay)
 1948 Against the Wind (screenplay)
 1947 Hue and Cry (original screenplay)
 1945 Johnny Frenchman (original screenplay)
 1945 Dead of Night (additional dialogue)
 1944 The Halfway House (script contributor)
 1944 For Those in Peril (screenplay)
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His book on British Pubs "What's Yours?" was used as a reference book in the making of Saloon Bar (1940) and this brought him to the attention of Ealing Studios where he became a regular writer (15 films from 1943 - 1957). See more »



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