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James B. Fagan (1873–1933)

James Bernard Fagan was born the son of Sir John Fagan, consulting surgeon to the Belfast Royal Hospital. Though he started his career as an actor, debuting on 13 October 1895, he changed direction in 1899, when he turned to writing for the theatre and premiered his first play, "The Rebels". Many of his plays were later made into films and are so ... See full bio »

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 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And So to Bed (1957) ... (writer - as J. B. Fagan)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Temptation (1956) ... (play)
 1946 Temptation (play - as James Bernard Fagan)
 1936 The Improper Duchess (play)
 1934 Bella Donna (play)
 1932 Smilin' Through (dialogue - as James Bernard Fagan)
 1929 The Wheel of Life (play)
 1923 Bella Donna (play)
 1919 Hawthorne of the U.S.A. (play)
 1915 Bella Donna (play)
 1915 The Rebel (story)
 1914 The Wheel of Life (Short) (play)

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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "The Rebel", produced on Broadway. Romance. Lyrics / music by Andrew Mack. Incidental music arrangements / Musical Director John C. Sorg. Directed by Joseph Humphries. Academy of Music: 20 Aug 1900-20 Oct 1900 (57 performances). Cast: Edward Aiken, Edwin Brandt (as "Capt. Armstrong"), Edward Daley, George W. Deyo, John C.... See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. B. Fagan | J.B. Fagan | James Bernard Fagan | James Fagan

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Fagan founded the Oxford Playhouse in 1923 with a young company of 'Flora Robson', John Gielgud and Tyrone Guthrie. See more »

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