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Margaret Kennedy (I) (1896–1967)


Oxford-educated English sentimental novelist and playwright, the daughter of a barrister. Best known for "The Constant Nymph" (1924) and "Escape Me Never", both of which became popular material for Hollywood screenplays. Another of her fifteen novels, "Troy Chimneys" (1952), was recipient of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for 1953. See more trivia »

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  Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1956 - 1958) (novel - 3 episodes, 1952 - 1953)
- Umja (1953) ... (novel)
- Nunca Me Deixarás (1953) ... (novel)
- De Amor Também Se Morre (1952) ... (novel)
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Autumn (1957) ... (play)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Feast (1956) ... (story)
 1955 Tu ne m'échapperas jamais (TV Movie) (play)
 1950 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Feast (1950) ... (story)
 1949 If This Be Sin (adaptation)
 1947 Escape Me Never (novel and play)
 1947 Take My Life
 1944 One Exciting Night (additional dialogue)
 1943 The Man in Grey (screenplay)
 1943 The Constant Nymph (novel and play)
 1943 Rhythm Serenade (additional writer)
 1940 The Midas Touch (novel)
 1939 Stolen Life (adaptation)
 1938 Prison Without Bars (dialogue)
 1938 The Constant Nymph (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 Dreaming Lips
 1936 Mozart
 1935 Escape Me Never (play)
 1934 The Old Curiosity Shop (screenplay)
 1934 Little Friend
 1933 The Constant Nymph (play - novel, dialogue)
 1928 The Constant Nymph (novel) / (play) / (screenplay)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Constant Nymph. Written by Margaret Kennedy and Basil Dean. Incidental music by Eugene Goosens. Directed by Basil Dean. Selwyn Theatre: 9 Dec 1926- Apr 1927 (closing date unknown/148 performances). Cast: Glenn Anders (as "Lewis Dodd"), Percy Baverstock (as "Robert Mainwaring"), J.H. Brewer (as "Dr. Dawson"), Leo G. Carroll ... See more »

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