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Ted Allan (I) (1916–1995)

Ted Allan was born on January 26, 1916 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Allan Herman. He was a writer and actor, known for Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990), It Rained All Night the Day I Left (1980) and Lies My Father Told Me (1975). He was married to Kate Schwartz. He died on June 29, 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 1990 Bethune: The Making of a Hero (novel) / (written by)
 1984 Love Streams (play) / (screenplay)
 1980 Falling in Love Again (screenplay)
 1977 To theatro tis Defteras (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Lies My Father Told Me (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 7 fois... par jour (original story)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (after a stage treatment by)
  Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1969) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1961) (play - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Good Son (1969) ... (writer)
- The Money Makers (1961) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flowers at My Feet (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 The Legend of Pepito (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Love Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Divorce, Divorce (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 The Webster Boy (screenplay)
 1961 Quest (TV Series) (based on play 'The Secret of the World' - 1 episode)
- Sam (1961) ... (based on play 'The Secret of the World')
 1960 Lies My Father Told Me (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 1001 Arabian Nights (story)
  Encounter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1956) (story - 1 episode, 1954) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1954) (play - 1 episode, 1952)
- Seat of the Scornful (1956) ... (writer)
- Lies My Father Told Me (1954) ... (story)
- Jason (1954) ... (adaptation)
- The Moneymakers (1952) ... (play)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1956) (play - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Seat of the Scornful (1956) ... (writer)
- The Legend of Pepito (1955) ... (play)
- Go Fall in Love (1955) ... (story)
 1955 Producers' Workshop (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1955 Lies My Father Told Me (TV Movie) (story)
 1954 Willie the Squouse (TV Movie) (adapted for television by) / (book)
 1954 Playbill (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Poet Is Born (1954)
 1950 The Great Rupert (story - as Ted Allen)
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(June 2 to July 3, 1966) He provided stage treatment for Joan Littlewood and Charles Chilton's musical, "Oh What a Lovely War," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Pierrots, Jane Alexander, Alexandra Berlin, Sue Driesen, April Shawhan, Conrad Bromberg, David Congdon, Ronny Cox, Ted D'Arms, Dana Elcar, Robert ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Ted Allen

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Canadian-Jewish playwright and screenwriter. During the 1930's, worked in Montreal as a journalist for the leftist Canadian publication The Daily Clarion. In 1937, Allan joined the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion to fight fascism during the Spanish Civil War.

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