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Paul Dehn (I) (1912–1976)

Paul Dehn's show-business career began in 1936 as a movie reviewer for several London newspapers. He later wrote plays, operettas and musicals for the stage. Dehn's first screenplay, for Seven Days to Noon (1950), garnered him an Oscar. He later wrote everything from James Bond films to entries in the "Planet of the Apes" series, and also was a ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 63)

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1974 Murder on the Orient Express (screenplay)
 1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Beryl Reid Says Good Evening (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (additional material)
 1967 The Taming of the Shrew (screenplay)
 1967 The Night of the Generals (adapted for the screen by) / (additional dialogue)
 1966 The Deadly Affair (screenplay)
 1965 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (screenplay)
 1964 Goldfinger (screenplay)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- A Woman of No Importance (1960) ... (adaptation)
 1960 A Place for Gold (Documentary short) (commentary writer)
 1958 Ordre d'execution (writer)
 1956 On Such a Night (Short) (screenplay)
 1951 Waters of Time (Documentary short)
 1950 Seven Days to Noon (original story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Alan Melville, Simon Phipps, Herbret Farjeon and his revue, "Penny Plain," was performed at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England with Joyce Grenfell, Elisabeth Welch, Max Adrian, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Rose Hill, Moyra Fraser, Julian Orchard, and Jimmy Thompson in the cast. Laurier Lister was director. Richard Addinsell, ... See more »
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Trivia:

He was film critic for the London "News Chronicle" newspaper for many years until it ceased publication at the start of the 1960s; he then moved for three years to the London "Daily Herald", leaving it in the Spring of 1963 to concentrate full-time on writing screenplays.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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