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Margaret Kennedy (I) (1896–1967)

Margaret Kennedy was born on April 23, 1896 in London, England. She was a writer, known for The Constant Nymph (1928), Take My Life (1947) and The Midas Touch (1940). She was married to Sir David Thomas Davies. She died on July 31, 1967 in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Constant Nymph
Take My Life
Take My Life Writer
The Midas Touch
The Man in Grey


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 1972 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
  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 (play "Autumn")
 1947 Escape Me Never (novel and play)
 1947 Take My Life
 1944 One Exciting Night (additional dialogue)
 1943 Rhythm Serenade (additional writer)
 1943 The Man in Grey (screenplay)
 1943 The Constant Nymph (novel and play)
 1940 The Midas Touch (novel)
 1940 Return to Yesterday (uncredited)
 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 (adaptation)
 1934 Little Friend (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1933 The Constant Nymph (play - novel, dialogue)
 1928 The Constant Nymph (novel) / (play) / (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Her play, "Escape Me Never!", was performed at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Elisabeth Bergner, Hugh Sinclair, Leon Quartermaine, Katie Johnson, Griffith Jones and Peter Bull in the cast. Theodor Komisarjevsky was the director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

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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 »

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