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Jack Davies (I) (1913–1994)

Jack Davies was born on November 25, 1913 in Fulham, London, England as John Bernard Henry Leslie Davies. He was a writer and producer, known for Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 Hours 11 Minutes (1965), North Sea Hijack (1980) and Paper Tiger (1975). He was married to Dorothy Holding. He died... See full bio »


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 1985 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series) (adaptation - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (1985) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.11 (1985) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.10 (1985) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.9 (1985) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.8 (1985) ... (adaptation)
 1980 North Sea Hijack (from his own novel: "Esther Ruth & Jennifer") / (written by)
 1975 Paper Tiger (written by)
 1970 Doctor in Trouble (screenplay)
 1970 Some Will, Some Won't (based on Laughter in Paradise by)
 1969 Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (original story and screenplay)
 1966 Gambit (screenplay)
 1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower (TV Movie) (screenplay - uncredited)
 1966 Carnaby, M.D. (screenplay)
 1965 The Early Bird (screenplay)
 1964 The Cavern (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 Father Came Too! (original screenplay)
 1963 A Stitch in Time (screenplay)
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Scroll of Islam (1963) ... (writer)
 1962-1963 Man of the World (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Double Exposure (1963) ... (writer)
- The Sentimental Agent (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 The Fast Lady (screenplay)
 1962 On the Beat (screenplay)
 1962 Crooks Anonymous (original screenplay)
 1961 Nearly a Nasty Accident (screenplay)
 1961 A Coming-Out Party (original screenplay)
 1961 Seven Keys (original screenplay)
 1960 The Bulldog Breed (original screenplay)
 1960 It Started in Naples (story)
 1959 Follow a Star (original screenplay)
 1959 Don't Panic Chaps (screenplay)
 1959 Love in Monaco (Documentary) (writer)
 1959 The Ugly Duckling (screenplay)
 1958 The Square Peg (original screenplay by)
 1958 I Only Arsked! (writer)
 1957 High Flight (based on an original story)
 1956 Up in the World (screenplay)
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy (screenplay)
 1955 Doctor at Sea (screenplay)
 1954 Tonight's the Night (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (original story) / (screenplay)
 1952 Curtain Up (screenplay)
 1951 Laughter in Paradise (original story) / (screenplay)
 1948 Trouble in the Air (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 The Tenth Man (additional dialogue)
 1936 A Star Fell from Heaven (screenplay - uncredited)
 1936/II Music Hath Charms (additional dialogue - as Jack Davies Jr.)
 1935 Dance Band (dialogue - as Jack Davies Jr.) / (scenario - as Jack Davies Jr.)
 1935 Mister Cinders (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl Thief (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Jack Davies Jr.


Dorothy Holding  (his death)  (2 children)

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British comedy scriptwriter, in films from 1932. Contributed material to stars ranging from Will Hay to Norman Wisdom. See more »

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