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Jacques Futrelle (1875–1912)

Writer/journalist Jacques Futrelle was born in Pike County, GA, in 1875. After graduating from high school, he held a variety of jobs--including theater manager--but finally secured a position in the editorial department of the Boston "American" newspaper. While there he wrote a series of short stories, which were eventually published. He began a ... See full bio »


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  The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (short story - 2 episodes, 1973) (writer - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Superfluous Finger (1973) ... (short story)
- Cell 13 (1973) ... (short story) / (writer)
 1936 The Man Behind the Mask (novel "The Chase of the Golden Plate")
 1929 The Diamond Master (novel)
 1921 The Diamond Queen (story "The Diamond Master")
 1920 My Lady's Garter (novel)
 1919 The Painted World (story)
 1916 Elusive Isabel (novel)
 1916 The Haunted Bell (Short) (story)
 1915 The High Hand (novel)
 1914 For the Mastery of the World (Short) (story)
 1914 Adventures in Diplomacy (Short) (story "Illusive Isabel")
 1914 The Painted World (story)
 1914 A Model Young Man (Short) (story)
 1914 The Diamond Master (Short) (story)

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Novel: "The High Hand" (filmed as The High Hand (1915)). See more »

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Wrote mysteries and other store in his spare time; created the character of Professor Augustus S.F.X. van Dusen, "The Thinking Machine", consulting detective. See more »

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