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Benn W. Levy (1900–1973)

Benn W. Levy was born on March 7, 1900 in London, England as Benn Wolfe Levy. He was a writer and director, known for Blackmail (1929), The Old Dark House (1932) and Waterloo Bridge (1931). He was married to Constance Cummings. He died on December 7, 1973 in Oxford, England. See full bio »


(age 73) in Oxford, England, UK

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 1970 Brian Rix Presents: Clutterbuck (TV Movie) (writer)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 De Roof van de gordel (TV Movie) (play "The Rape of the Belt")
 1964 Rape of the Belt (TV Movie)
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Clutterbuck (1959)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Moonlight (1958) ... (play)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Topaze (1957) ... (story)
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- The Man with Red Hair (1957) ... (script)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1956) (play - 1 episode, 1956) (plays "The Truth About the Truth", "The Island of Cipango" & "The Great Healer" - 1 episode, 1952)
- Return to Tyassi (1956) ... (writer)
- Mrs. Moonlight (1956) ... (play)
- Three Plays by Benn W. Levy (1952) ... (plays "The Truth About the Truth", "The Island of Cipango" & "The Great Healer")
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Great Healer (1955) ... (writer)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Moonlight (1952) ... (play)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Moonlight (1949) ... (story)
 1936 Desire (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Remember Last Night? (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1935 Loves of a Dictator (as Benn Levy)
 1934 Springtime for Henry (contributing writer - uncredited) / (play)
 1934 Evergreen (based on the stage play by)
 1934 Melody in Spring (screenplay)
 1933/I Topaze (adaptation)
 1932 The Old Dark House (screen play)
 1932 Devil and the Deep (screenplay)
 1931 Waterloo Bridge (adaptation and added dialogue - as Benn Levy)
 1931 The Gay Diplomat (story - uncredited)
 1931 Transgression (additional dialogue - as Benn Levy)
 1929 The Informer (writer)
 1929 Blackmail (dialogue - as Benn Levy)
 1929 Kitty (writer)
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Stage: Wrote (w/Paul Hervey Fox) / directed "If I Were You", produced on Broadway. Farce. Based on an idea in a novel by Thorne Smith. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Mansfield Theatre: 24 Jan 1938-Feb 1938 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Constance Cummings (as "Nellie Blunt"), Marie De Becker, J. Malcolm Dunn, Betty Field... See more »

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Father, with Constance Cummings, of Jonathan Levy and Jemina Levy.

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