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Austin Melford (1884–1971)

Austin Melford was born on August 24, 1884 in Alverstoke, Hampshire, England as Alfred Austyn Melford Smith. He was a writer and actor, known for I See Ice (1938), Keep Fit (1937) and It's a Boy (1933). He was married to Jessie Winter. He died on August 19, 1971 in Westminster, London, England. See full bio »

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 1959 The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- A Spicy Dish (1959) ... (writer)
- A Party Matter (1959) ... (writer)
- A Clubbable Man (1959) ... (writer)
- A Guardian Angel (1959) ... (writer)
- A Fruitful Business (1959) ... (writer)
  Let's Stay Home (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1956) (sketches - 3 episodes, 1956)
- Episode dated 25 June 1956 (1956) ... (sketches)
- Episode dated 11 June 1956 (1956) ... (sketches)
- Episode dated 4 January 1956 (1956) ... (sketches)
 1955-1956 Confidentially (TV Series) (sketches - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 January 1956 (1956) ... (sketches)
- Episode dated 12 December 1955 (1955) ... (sketches)
- Episode dated 23 November 1955 (1955) ... (sketches)
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (english adaptation - 1 episode)
- Gay Rosalinda (1950) ... (english adaptation)
 1949 Bob's Your Uncle (TV Movie) (book)
 1945 Don Chicago
 1944 Champagne Charlie (original screenplay)
 1943 Theatre Royal (writer)
 1943 Old Mother Riley Detective (writer)
 1943 When We Are Married (writer)
 1942 Ships with Wings (screen play)
 1941 South American George (additional dialogue)
 1941 He Found a Star (additional dialogue)
 1941 Turned Out Nice Again (screenplay)
 1940 Three Cockeyed Sailors (screenplay)
 1940 Spare a Copper (by)
 1940 To Hell with Hitler (original screen play)
 1940 Dr. O'Dowd
 1940 Laugh It Off
 1939 A Gentleman's Gentleman (writer)
 1939 A Girl Must Live (writer)
 1938 Everything Happens to Me (writer)
 1938 Many Tanks Mr. Atkins (writer)
 1938 Thank Evans (writer)
 1938 I See Ice (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1937 Keep Fit (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1937 School for Husbands (screenplay)
 1937 La chaste Suzanne (screenplay)
 1937 The Show Goes On (scenario and dialogue)
 1937 Feather Your Nest (screenplay)
 1937 You're in the Army Now (scenario and additional dialogue)
 1936 The Mill on the Floss (scenario)
 1936 Jack of All Trades (dialogue)
 1936 Doomed Cargo (additional dialogue)
 1935 The Phantom Light (dialogue)
 1935 Heat Wave (screenplay) / (story)
 1935 Oh, Daddy! (writer)
 1935 Car of Dreams
 1934 Road House
 1934 A Song for You (adaptation and scenario)
 1934 Along Came Sally (adaptation) / (additional dialogue)
 1934 Jack Ahoy
 1933 A Southern Maid (writer)
 1933 Night of the Garter (writer)
 1933 Happy (writer)
 1933 It's a Boy (play) / (screenplay)
 1926 Battling Butler (book of musical play - uncredited)
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He acted in Wilson Collison and Avery Hopwood's play, "Night of the Garter," at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Sydney Howard, Angela Baddeley, Connie Ediss, Jane Welsh, and Marjorie Brooks in the cast. See more »

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Playwright (original author of Buster Keaton's "The Battling Butler"), actor and screenwriter. Worked on several musicals and comedies for Michael Balcon. With Gaumont-British and Ealing from 1937, primarily as writer of vehicles for George Formby and Tommy Trinder. See more »

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