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John Dickson Carr (1906–1977)

John Dickson Carr was born on November 30, 1906 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer, known for The Man with a Cloak (1951), Dangerous Crossing (1953) and The Burning Court (1962). He was married to Clarice Cleaves. He died on February 27, 1977 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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(1951)
(1953)
(1962)
Suspense Writer
(1949-1953)

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 1992 Treacherous Crossing (TV Movie) (radio play "Cabin B-13")
 1983 Mado no naka no satsujin (TV Movie) (novel "The Emperor's Snuff-Box")
 1982 L'occhio di Giuda (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (novel)
 1982 Tre colpi di fucile (TV Movie) (novel Till Death Do Us Part)
 1979 Morte a passo di valzer (TV Mini-Series) (novel Fire, Burn! - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (novel Fire, Burn!)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (novel Fire, Burn!)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (novel Fire, Burn!)
 1979 La dama dei veleni (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Burning Court" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (novel "The Burning Court")
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (novel "The Burning Court")
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (novel "The Burning Court")
  Detective (TV Series) (1 episode, 1964) (novel - 1 episode, 1969)
- And So to Murder (1969) ... (novel - as Carter Dickson)
- The Judas Window (1964) ... (as Carter Dickson)
 1962 The Burning Court (novel "The Burning Court")
 1961 Los suicidios constantes (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Episode #1.19 (1961)
- Episode #1.18 (1961)
- Episode #1.17 (1961)
- Episode #1.16 (1961)
- Episode #1.15 (1961)
 1961 Storyboard (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Gentleman from Paris (1961) ... (short story)
 1960 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (TV Mini-Series) (from an idea by - 8 episodes)
- The Final Answer? (1960) ... (from an idea by)
- The Strangler (1960) ... (from an idea by)
- The Central Problem (1960) ... (from an idea by)
- An Inquisitive Stranger (1960) ... (from an idea by)
- The Last Meeting (1960) ... (from an idea by)
 1960 Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Burning Court (1960) ... (story)
 1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cabin B-13 (1959)
 1958 Climax! (TV Series) (radio play - 1 episode)
- Cabin B-13 (1958) ... (radio play)
 1957 City After Midnight (novel "The Emperor's Snuffbox")
  Encounter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1956) (based on the novel by - 1 episode, 1956)
- Till Death Do Us Part (1956) ... (writer)
- Seat of the Scornful (1956) ... (based on the novel by)
  Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series) (based on: "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - 21 episodes, 1954 - 1956) (based on "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
- The Deadly Gift (1956) ... (based on "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - as Carter Dickson)
- Death in Inner Space (1956) ... (based on: "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - as Carter Dickson)
- The New Invisible Man (1956) ... (based on "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - as Carter Dickson)
- Death in the Dressing Room (1956) ... (based on "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - as Carter Dickson)
- Hot Money (1956) ... (based on: "The Department of Queer Complaints" by - as Carter Dickson)
 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 1 episode)
- The Seat of the Scornful (1956) ... (based on the novel by)
 1953 Dangerous Crossing (radio play "Cabin B-13")
 1953 Colonel March Investigates (stories - uncredited)
 1949-1953 Suspense (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Adventure of the Black Baronet (1953) ... (story)
- Cabin B-13 (1949) ... (story)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Devil in Velvet (1952) ... (story)
 1951 The Man with a Cloak (based on a story by)
 1951 Danger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Charles Markham, Antique Dealer (1951) ... (story)
 1949 The Man in Black (radio series Appointment with Fear)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Problem of the Wire Cage". See more »

Alternate Names:

Carter Dickson
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One of the greatest Golden Age detective novelists and famous as an innovator in mystery fiction, he is best known for his locked-room murders and similar "miracle crimes." See more »

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Sagittarius

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