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Clemence Dane (1888–1965)

British novelist and playwright Clemence Dane was born Winifred Ashton in Kent, England, in 1888. A gifted student, she was educated in a variety of private schools and, at age 16, was hired to teach French in Geneva, Switzerland. A year later she returned to England and studied art for three years in London, and another year in Dresden, Germany, ... See full bio »


(age 77) in London, England, UK

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Murder! Writer
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Writer
Fire Over England


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 1966 Broome Stages (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Broome Stages" - 8 episodes)
- In Sleep a King (1966) ... (novel "Broome Stages")
- Harry Broome's Daughter (1966) ... (novel "Broome Stages")
- High Summer and Harvest (1966) ... (novel "Broome Stages")
- Dear Maud (1966) ... (novel "Broome Stages")
- Lettice and Her Sons (1966) ... (novel "Broome Stages")
 1963 Achzig im Schatten (TV Movie) (novel)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Marriage Lines (1961) ... (writer)
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Eighty in the Shade (1959) ... (play)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1958) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1953) (translation - 1 episode, 1953)
- Till Time Shall End (1958) ... (writer)
- Will Shakespeare (1953) ... (writer)
- L'Aiglon (1953) ... (adaptation) / (translation)
 1958 Granite (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Divórcio (1958)
 1956 Wild Decembers (TV Movie) (play)
 1950 The Angel with the Trumpet (english adaptation)
 1949 Bride of Vengeance (additional dialogue)
 1949 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Bill of Divorcement (1949) ... (play)
 1948 Bonnie Prince Charlie (screen play)
 1948 Sigh No More, Ladies (TV Movie) (scene)
 1947 The Exile (screenplay - uncredited)
 1946 Alice in Wonderland (TV Short) (dramatization)
 1945 Vacation from Marriage (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Salute John Citizen (uncredited)
 1940 A Bill of Divorcement (play)
 1938 Sidewalks of London (writer)
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
 1937 Troopship
 1937 Fire Over England (screenplay)
 1936 The Amateur Gentleman (dialogue) / (freely adapted by)
 1935 Transatlantic Tunnel (additional dialogue)
 1935 Anna Karenina (screen play)
 1932 A Bill of Divorcement (from the play by)
 1931 Mary (novel)
 1931 The Lame Duck (Short)
 1930 Murder! (from: "Enter Sir John")
 1922 A Bill of Divorcement (play)
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Novel: "The Moon Is Feminine" See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on Douglas Fairbanks Jr.] The trouble with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. is that he likes everything he sees and he sees everything.


Called "a gallant old girl" by Noël Coward, she is believed to be the model for Madame Arcati in Coward's "Blithe Spirit". See more »

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