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Alec Coppel (1907–1972)

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Australian playwright, novelist and screenwriter, usually of mysteries, thrillers and light romantic comedies. Formerly worked in advertising. Was director and co-founder of Whitehall Productions at the Minerva Theatre in Sydney's King's Cross (1937-50). Also had hit plays produced on Broadway and the London West End.

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(age 64) in London, England, UK

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 1971 Jo (play "The Gazebo")
 1971 The Statue (play "Chip, Chip, Chip")
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (play) / (writer)
 1965 Moment to Moment (story "Laughs with a Stranger")
 1962 Swordsman of Siena (screenplay)
 1959 The Gazebo (play "The Gazebo") / (story)
 1958 Vertigo (screenplay)
 1955 To Catch a Thief (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1954 The Black Knight (original screenplay)
 1954 Hell Below Zero (screenplay)
 1953 The Captain's Paradise (story) / (writer)
 1952 Mr. Denning Drives North (novel) / (screenplay)
 1951 No Highway in the Sky (screen play)
 1949 The Hidden Room (book "A Man About A Dog") / (screenplay)
 1948 Brass Monkey (screenplay) / (story)
 1948 Woman Hater (story)
 1939 Just Like a Woman (writer)
 1939 Who Is Guilty? (play "I Killed the Count")
 1939 Over the Moon (writer)
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Trivia:

Australian playwright, novelist and screenwriter, usually of mysteries, thrillers and light romantic comedies. Formerly worked in advertising. Was director and co-founder of Whitehall Productions at the Minerva Theatre in Sydney's King's Cross (1937-50). Also had hit plays produced on Broadway and the London West End.

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