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J. Hartley Manners (1870–1928)

British-born playwright J. Hartley Manners, of Irish extraction, spent many years in the United States. In his twenties, in Australia, he began a relatively successful acting career and made his debut in London's West End in 1898. Joining the company of famed actor-manager Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, he toured the provinces as an actor. For ... See full bio »

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Happiness
Happiness Writer
(1924)
One Night in Rome
(1924)
Peg o' My Heart
(1933)
Peg o' My Heart
(1922)

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 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- For King and Country #1: Out There (1963) ... (story)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee (unproduced play "An Adorable Adventure" - uncredited)
 1933 Peg o' My Heart (play)
 1928 The Queen's Messenger (TV Movie) (play "A Queen's Messenger")
 1925 The Marriage Whirl (play "The National Anthem")
 1924 One Night in Rome (play) / (screenplay)
 1924 Happiness (play) / (screenplay)
 1922 Peg o' My Heart (novel)
 1919 Peg o' My Heart (writer)
 1919 The Common Cause (play "Getting Together")
 1914 The House Next Door (play)
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 1922 Peg o' My Heart (production supervisor)
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l Stage: Wrote "Out There", produced on Broadway. Globe Theatre: 27 Mar 1917-Jun 1917 (closing date unknown/80 performances). Cast: James Archer, Daisy Belmore, Colin Campbell, Hubert Druce, Lewis Edgard [final Broadway role], Lynn Fontanne, George Kemble, Frank Kemble-Cooper, J.M. Kerrigan, Leonard Mudie, Philip Newman, Henry Oxenford, ... See more »
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Stepfather of Dwight Taylor.

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