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R.C. Carton (1853–1928)

British playwright, several of whose plays were adapted for the screen. He began his theatrical career as an actor in Shakespearean plays in London in 1875. His real success, however, came as a playwright. Initially he collaborated with Cecil Raleigh, but made his greatest accomplishments as a solo writer of light comedy. He died in London six ... See full bio »


(age 74) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Rolling in Money
The Ashes of Revenge
The Tree of Knowledge
Lord and Lady Algy


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 1934 Rolling in Money (play "Mr. Hopkinson")
 1922 Lucky Dan (short story)
 1920 The Tree of Knowledge (play)
 1919 Lord and Lady Algy (play)
 1915 The Ashes of Revenge (novel)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Lord and Lady Algy. Comedy. Written by R.C. Carton. Empire Theatre: 14 Feb 1899- May 1899 (closing date unknown/111 performances). Cast: John Armstrong, E.Y. Backus, J.H. Benrimo [Broadway debut], Frank Brownlee, Blanche Burton, W.H. Compton, William Faversham, Marian Gardiner, George W. Howard, Louise Maltman, Jesse Millward, ... See more »

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