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Barré Lyndon (1896–1972)

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British playwright, a former journalist who moved to Hollywood in 1940 as a screenwriter. His real name was Alfred Edgar and he derived his nom de plume from the famous novel by Thackeray. See more trivia »

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Known For

The War of the Worlds
(1953)
The Lodger
The Lodger Writer
(1944)
Hangover Square
(1945)

Filmography

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 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Plague Merchant (1966) ... (written by)
 1965 Dark Intruder (written by)
 1962-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Sign of Satan (1964) ... (teleplay)
- Don't Look Behind You (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1962 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Hercule Poirot (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1961-1962 Thriller (TV Series) (adaptation - 3 episodes)
- Flowers of Evil (1962) ... (adaptation - as Barre Lyndon)
- Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper (1961) ... (adaptation - as Barre Lyndon)
- Trio for Terror (1961) ... (adaptation)
 1959 The Man Who Could Cheat Death (play "The Man in Half Moon Street" - as Barre Lyndon)
 1957 Omar Khayyam
 1951-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes)
- The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1957) ... (play)
- They Came by Night (1952) ... (play)
- The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1951) ... (play)
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Man in Half Moon Street (1957) ... (play)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Man in Half-Moon Street (1957) ... (play)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- They Came by Night (1956) ... (play)
 1955 Conquest of Space (adaptation)
 1954 Sign of the Pagan (screenplay - as Barre Lyndon)
 1953 Man in the Attic (screenplay - as Barre Lyndon)
 1953 The War of the Worlds (screenplay)
 1949-1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- The Man in Half Moon Street (1952) ... (play)
- The Man in Half Moon Street (1949) ... (play)
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth (screenplay)
 1950 To Please a Lady (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 The Accused (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes (screenplay)
 1947 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (TV Movie) (play)
 1945 The House on 92nd Street (screenplay - as Barre Lyndon)
 1945 Hangover Square (screenplay)
 1945 The Man in Half Moon Street (play - as Barre Lyndon)
 1944 The Lodger (screen play)
 1941 Sundown (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 They Came by Night (play)
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (from the play by - as Barre Lyndon)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Hell-For-Leather," performed at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England, with Anthony Ireland, Alec Clunes, Kathleen Kelly, Sam Wilkinson, Ronald Shiner and Victor Rietti in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alfred Edgar | Barre Lyndon
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Did You Know?

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Father: Alfred Higgs; Mother: Kate Barkham. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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