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William Absalom Drake (1899–1965)

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Grand Hotel Writer


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 1950 Twelve Thousand (TV Movie) (translation - as William A. Drake)
 1939 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (screenplay - as William Drake)
 1939 Stanley and Livingstone (treatment contributor - uncredited)
 1939 The Three Musketeers (screenplay - as William A. Drake)
 1934 Marie Galante (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1934 Hat, Coat, and Glove (play "English translation "A Hat, a Coat, a Glove"" - uncredited)
 1933 Goldie Gets Along (screenplay - as William A. Drake)
 1932 Strange Justice (story and screen play - as William A. Drake)
 1932/I Grand Hotel (adaptation - uncredited) / (play "America" version by - as William A. Drake)

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His play, "Grand Hotel," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Sam Jaffe in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

William A. Drake | William Drake

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