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John Van Druten (1901–1957)

John Van Druten was born on June 1, 1901 in London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Cabaret (1972), Gaslight (1944) and Old Acquaintance (1943). He died on December 19, 1957 in Indio, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 London Wall (play) (completed)
 1995 Cabaret (Video) (play "I am a Camera")
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie) (play "I Am A Camera")
 1989 Das Lied der Taube (TV Movie) (play "Voice of the Turtle")
 1981 Rich and Famous (play)
 1981 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play "Bell, Book And Candle" - 1 episode)
- La magicienne en pantoufles (1981) ... (play "Bell, Book And Candle")
 1979 To cabare (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Annemi hatirliyorum (TV Mini-Series) (play "I Remember Mama")
 1976 Bell, Book and Candle (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 Meine beste Freundin (TV Movie) (scenario)
 1972 Cabaret (based on the play by)
 1969 So war Mama (TV Movie) (play "I Remember Mama")
 1966 Het is moeilijk als je een heks bent (TV Movie) (play "Bell, Book and Candle")
 1964 Primera fila (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Recuerdo a Mama (1964)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (original - 1 episode, 1963) (play - 1 episode, 1961)
- London Wall (1963) ... (original)
- I Remember Mama (1961) ... (play)
 1962 So war Mama (TV Movie) (play "I Remember Mama")
 1962 Meine beste Freundin (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Turturduvans röst (TV Movie)
 1960 Das Lied der Taube (TV Movie) (play "Voice of the Turtle")
 1958 Bell Book and Candle (play "Bell, Book and Candle")
  Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (play - 2 episodes, 1952 - 1953)
- Amor de Bruxa (1958)
- Amor de Bruxa (1955)
- Canção da Primavera (1953) ... (play)
- Um Amor de Bruxa (1952) ... (play)
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Distaff Side (1958)
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1956) (novel - 1 episode, 1957) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Vicarious Years (1957) ... (novel)
- The Hickory Limb (1957) ... (adaptation)
- There's Always Juliet (1956) ... (story)
- The Damask Cheek (1956) ... (story)
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Princess Back Home (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Old Acquaintance (1956) ... (play - screenplay)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (introduction only - 1 episode)
- The Sleeping Beauty (1955) ... (introduction only)
 1955 I Am a Camera (play)
 1953 Lied der Taube (TV Movie) (play: Voice of the Turtle)
 1951-1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- The Distaff Side (1952) ... (play)
- Old Acquaintance (1951) ... (play)
 1951 There's Always Juliet (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Druid Circle (1949) ... (play)
 1949 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- There's Always Juliet (1949) ... (story)
 1948 London Wall (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 I Remember Mama (based upon the play "I Remember Mama" adapted by)
 1947 The Voice of the Turtle (play) / (screenplay)
 1944 Gaslight (screenplay)
 1943 Old Acquaintance (play) / (screenplay)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately (screenplay)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1941 My Life with Caroline (screen play)
 1941 One Night in Lisbon (play)
 1940 Lucky Partners (screen play - as John van Druten)
 1940 Pride and Prejudice (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1939 Raffles (screen play)
 1938 London Wall (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 There's Always Juliet (TV Movie)
 1937 Parnell (screen play)
 1937 Night Must Fall (screen play)
 1934 The King of Paris (play "La Voie Lactée")
 1933 If I Were Free (from the play: "Behold We Live" by)
 1932 After Office Hours (play "London Walls")
 1932 New Morals for Old (from the play by: "After All")
 1931 Unfaithful
 1930 Young Woodley (dialogue) / (play)
 1929 The Careless Age (play "Diversion")
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Stage: Wrote "Bell, Book, and Candle", performed at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England, with Rex Harrison (also director), Lilli Palmer, Athene Seyler and 'Wilfred Lawson (I)' in the cast. See more »

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