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Herman C. McNeile (1888–1937)

Herman C. McNeile was born on September 28, 1888 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England as Herman Cyril McNeile. He was a writer, known for Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937), Bulldog Drummond (1929) and Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937). He was married to Violet Baird Douglas. He died on August 14, 1937 in Pulborough, West Sussex, England. See full bio »

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 1969 Some Girls Do (based on character Bulldog Drummond by - as Sapper)
 1967 Deadlier Than the Male (character: Bulldog Drummond - as Sapper)
 1962-1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series) (story - 14 episodes)
- Three of a Kind (1963) ... (story - as Sapper)
- The Black Monk (1963) ... (story - as Sapper)
- Superstitions (1963) ... (story - as Sapper)
- The Hidden Witness (1963) ... (story - as Sapper)
- The Hill of Lions (1963) ... (story - as Sapper)
 1957 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (based on the character created by - 1 episode)
- Bulldog Drummond and 'The Ludlow Affair' (1957) ... (based on the character created by - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Man Trap (1954) ... (adaptation - as Herman Cyril McNeille)
 1952 Bulldog Drummond (Short) (stories)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Blackmail (1952) ... (story)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Human Touch (1952) ... (story - unconfirmed)
 1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond (characters - uncredited)
 1948 13 Lead Soldiers (story - as Sapper)
 1948 The Challenge (novel - as Sapper)
 1947 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (novel - as Sapper)
 1947 Bulldog Drummond at Bay (characters - as Sapper)
 1939 Bulldog Drummond's Bride (novel "Bulldog Drummond and the Oriental Mind" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1939 Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (novel "Temple Tower" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1938 Arrest Bulldog Drummond (book "The Final Count" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1938 Bulldog Drummond in Africa (novel "Challenge" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1938 Bulldog Drummond's Peril (novel "The Third Round" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (novel "The Return of Bulldog Drummond" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (novel "The Female of the Species" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond at Bay (novel)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond Escapes (play "Bulldog Drummond Again" - as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
 1936 Debt of Honour (story)
 1935 Alias Bulldog Drummond (in collaboration with - as ' S A P P E R ')
 1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (novel "The Challenge" - as H.C. McNeile)
 1934 The Return of Bulldog Drummond (novel "The Black Gang" - as Sapper)
 1932 Woman in Bondage (play - as Sapper)
 1932 Love on the Spot (novel "Three of a Kind" - as Sapper)
 1930 Temple Tower (based on the novel by - as Sapper)
 1929 Bulldog Drummond (based on the international stage success by - as 'Sapper')
 1927 Poppies of Flanders (story "Sapper")
 1925 Bulldog Drummond's Third Round (novel "The Third Round" - as 'Sapper')
 1922 Bulldog Drummond (play - as Sapper)
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Novel (as "Sapper"): "Temple Tower" (filmed as Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939)) See more »

Alternate Names:

' S A P P E R ' | 'Sapper' | Cyril McNeile | H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile | H.C. McNeile | Herman Cyril McNeile | Herman Cyril McNeille | Sapper

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English writer of detective fiction, who wrote under the pseudonym of "Sapper". He was the creator of 'Bulldog Drummond'. Has latterly fallen out of favour because of his right-wing and often anti-semitic views.

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