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A.E.W. Mason (1865–1948)


He allegedly declined a British Honor for his services to literature. See more trivia »


(age 83) in London, England, UK

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 2002 The Four Feathers (novel)
 1978 The Four Feathers (TV Movie) (novel)
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Crystal Trench (1959) ... (story)
 1955 Storm Over the Nile (novel "The Four Feathers" - as A. E. W. Mason)
 1954 Clementina (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- The End of a Journey (1954) ... (novel)
- For Love of a Queen (1954) ... (novel)
- The Road to Italy (1954) ... (novel)
- The Night of the 27th (1954) ... (novel)
- A Man Needs His Friends (1954) ... (novel)
 1953 The House of the Arrow (novel)
 1948 At the Villa Rose (TV Movie) (novel)
 1940 The House of the Arrow (story)
 1940 House of Mystery (novel "At the Villa Rose")
 1939 The Four Feathers (by)
 1938 Drums (by)
 1937 Fire Over England (novel)
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo (play "A Present from Margate")
 1933 Her Imaginary Lover (play "Green Stockings")
 1930 La maison de La Flèche (novel - as Alfred Edward Woodley Mason)
 1930 The Flirting Widow (based on the story by)
 1930 Mystery at the Villa Rose (novel)
 1930 The House of the Arrow (play)
 1929 The Four Feathers (novel)
 1925 The Winding Stair (story)
 1924 Slaves of Destiny (novel "Miranda of the Balcony")
 1922 Running Water (novel)
 1922 Man and His Kingdom (novel)
 1922 The Truants (novel)
 1921 A Romance of Wastdale (novel)
 1921 The Broken Road (novel)
 1921 The Four Feathers (novel)
 1920 At the Villa Rose (novel)
 1916 Green Stockings (play "Colonel Smith")
 1915 Four Feathers (novel "The Four Feathers")
 1911 Princess Clementina (Short) (novel)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Miranda of the Balcony. Drama. Written by Anne Crawford Flexner [earliest Broadway credit]. Based on the novel by A.E.W. Mason. Directed by Harrison Grey Fiske and Max Figman. Manhattan Theatre: 24 Sep 1901- Nov 1901 (62 performances). Cast: Burton Adams, Victoria Addison, Frank Alliston, Frederick Bertrand, Claus Bogel [... See more »

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Alternate Names:

A. E. W. Mason | Alfred Edward Woodley Mason

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On declining a British honor, he stated "honors meant nothing to a childless man."


English adventure and detective novelist, some of whose works have been filmed (most famously "The Four Feathers" and "Fire Over England"). He was a Liberal Member of Parliament from 1906 to 1910 and served as a Major in Naval Intelligence during World War I, setting up counter-espionage networks in Spain and Mexico. See more »

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