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George MacDonald Fraser (1925–2008)

George McDonald Fraser was an expert storyteller and master of the comic novel. His most widely read books chronicle the adult exploits of Harry Flashman (the original cowardly school bully of "Tom Brown's Schooldays"). Though fictionalised, these bawdy adventures are invariably set against an impeccably well-researched and annotated historical ... See full bio »

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Octopussy Writer
Red Sonja
Red Sonja Writer
The Three Musketeers


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 1989 The Return of the Musketeers (screenplay - as George Macdonald Fraser)
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie)
 1986 The Pyrates (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1985 Red Sonja (written by)
 1983 Octopussy (screen story and screenplay)
 1977 Crossed Swords (final screenplay)
 1975 Royal Flash (novel) / (screenplay)
 1974 The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (screenplay - as George Macdonald Fraser)
 1973 The Three Musketeers (screenplay)
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (story "The General Danced At Dawn" - 1 episode)
- The Dirtiest Soldier in the World (1972) ... (story "The General Danced At Dawn")

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The Hollywood History of the World (1988) (film history) See more »

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George Macdonald Fraser

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His most recent book, "The Lights on at Signpost", covers a lot of his career as a scriptwriter. See more »

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