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Edward Dryhurst (1904–1989)

Edward Dryhurst was born on December 28, 1904 in Desborough, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Master of Bankdam (1947), Crimes at the Dark House (1940) and Castle in the Air (1952). He died on March 7, 1989 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 84) in London, England, UK

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 1958 Shadow Squad (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Positive Proof: Part 2 (1958) ... (writer)
- Positive Proof: Part 1 (1958) ... (writer)
 1956 I'm Not Bothered (TV Series)
 1953 The House of the Arrow (writer)
 1952 Castle in the Air (screenplay)
 1949 Naughty Arlette (writer)
 1947 Master of Bankdam (adaptation) / (screen play)
 1945 The Agitator
 1944 Bell-Bottom George (story and screenplay)
 1943 The Night Invader (writer)
 1943 Get Cracking (screenplay)
 1943 Rhythm Serenade (additional)
 1942 Flying Fortress (screenplay)
 1941 Atlantic Ferry (screenplay)
 1940 The Frightened Lady (screenplay)
 1940 Crimes at the Dark House (scenario)
 1937 Jenifer Hale
 1937 Double Alibi (Short) (scenario)
 1937 Strange Experiment (screenplay - uncredited)
 1936 Find the Lady
 1929 Master and Man (writer)
 1929 Three Men in a Cart (writer)
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Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Edward Dryhurst Roberts | Edward W. Roberts

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English writer-producer, in films from 1920. Began as a gag writer for Hal Roach in Hollywood, before returning to Britain in the 1930's. Operated his own production companies, Edward Dryhurst Productions and Hall Productions Ltd.

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