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Edward Dryhurst (1904–1989)

Edward Dryhurst was born on December 28, 1904 in Desborough, England. He was a writer and producer, known for The Dizzy Limit (1930), Dangerous Seas (1931) and The Woman from China (1930). He died on March 7, 1989 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 84) in London, England, UK

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The Dizzy Limit
Dangerous Seas
The Woman from China
Castle in the Air


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 1958 Shadow Squad (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Positive Proof: Part 2 (1958) ... (writer)
- Positive Proof: Part 1 (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 A Stranger in Town (screenplay)
 1956 I'm Not Bothered (TV Series)
 1953 The House of the Arrow (writer)
 1952 Castle in the Air (screenplay)
 1949 Naughty Arlette (screenplay)
 1947 The Master of Bankdam (adaptation) / (screen play)
 1945 The Agitator
 1945 The Man from Morocco (screenplay)
 1944 Bell-Bottom George (story and screenplay)
 1943 The Night Invader (writer)
 1943 Rhythm Serenade (additional)
 1943 Get Cracking (screenplay)
 1942 Flying Fortress (screenplay)
 1942 This Was Paris (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1941 Atlantic Ferry (screen play)
 1940 The Frightened Lady (screenplay)
 1940 Crimes at the Dark House (scenario)
 1938 The Claydon Treasure Mystery (screenplay)
 1937 Jennifer Hale (scenario)
 1937 Double Alibi (Short) (scenario)
 1937 Strange Experiment (screenplay - uncredited)
 1936 Find the Lady
 1929 Master and Man (writer)
 1929 Three Men in a Cart (writer)
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Alternate Names:

Edward Dryhurst Roberts | Edward W. Roberts

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English writer-producer, in films from 1920. Began as a gag writer for Hal Roach in Hollywood, before returning to Britain in the 1930's. Operated his own production companies, Edward Dryhurst Productions and Hall Productions Ltd.

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