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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 »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Murder!
Murder! Writer
(1930)
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Writer
(1935)
Fire Over England
(1937)

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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) (play - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- The High Mountain (1962) ... (play)
- 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 (w/H. Simpson): "Author Unknown" 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.

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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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